PHY Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Bristol

Website WTHBristol Women's Tech Hub



We are looking for talented and motivated Embedded Software Engineers with 2 or more years’ professional experience to join our growing team in developing physical layer solutions for ‘all the Gs’. If you are passionate about software engineering and motivated by a hands‐on, impactful, and meaningful role in a fast‐paced, collaborative startup, we want to hear from you!

The company is the leading U.S.‐based company challenging the world’s legacy vendors with the industry’s only unified ALL G (5G/4G/3G/2G) software‐enabled OpenRAN solutions. Its cloud‐native OpenRAN and network architectures redefine network economics for global mobile operators in both coverage and capacity deployments, while also paving the way to 5G.

Through open collaboration with the OpenRAN ecosystem partners, Parallel Wireless has created the world’s first and largest fully‐compliant OpenRAN ecosystem that is capable of delivering next generation wireless infrastructure at a dramatically lower cost, ensuring more equal access to 5G across the globe. The company’s OpenRAN portfolio is designed to help customers modernize their networks, reduce deployment costs and complexity, increase operational efficiency, enable interoperability,  find new revenue streams, and start deploying multi‐vendor 5G networks today.

The company’s customers include over 60 global mobile operators, as well as private and public industries and governments that use their software‐defined network portfolio to reimagine their networks. Parallel Wireless’s innovation and excellence in multi‐technology, open virtualized RAN solutions have been recognized with 65+ industry awards.

What you’ll do:

The roles will involve active participation in the design, development and validation
of embedded real‐time software for 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G Radio Access Network

Ideally you will have:

  • At least 2 years’ experience of software development
  • A good working knowledge of C and/or C++
  • Knowledge of a scripting language such as Python
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize work
  • Positive attitude and professional demeanor
  • Experience of real‐time embedded software in the Linux environment – Advantage
  • Interest in hardware platforms such as Intel Xeon and peripherals – Advantage
  • Strong technical skills with an interest in scientific applications/computing – Advantage
  • Experience of a wireless standard – Advantage


Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Signal processing or
other Engineering discipline or equivalent relevant experience

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome a range of backgrounds and experience and are committed to growing a diverse and inclusive team.
In addition to a competitive salary package, the company offers a comprehensive set of benefits.  Our office is located in Temple Quay, next to Bristol Temple Meads train station.

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