Senior Software Engineer – Southampton, UK (sponsorship for successful international candidates)

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Staff
  • Experience 4 Years
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Information Technology
  • Qualifications Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

About the Role

This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing company on the South coast, with international reach. We are looking for a highly capable, enthusiastic and personable individual to join our team. We are specifically seeking a Senior Software Engineer with 10+ years of relevant industry experience to contribute to the development of our software solutions. This is a key hands-on role, which will play an important part in the growth of AccelerComm and its product portfolio.

Our Location

The development of AccelerComm IP is performed in Southampton.


The Senior Software Engineer will adopt the following responsibilities:

  • Apply specialised skills and expertise to enable team to make the successful and timely delivery of projects
  • Provide mentoring to aid the development of junior colleagues
  • Develop and optimise real-time C/C++ software implementations of wireless communication signal processing, to run on high-performance SIMD CPUs, such as Intel AVX-512 or ARM Neon
  • Develop and optimise high-performance software drivers and APIs for hardware implementations of wireless communication signal processing, using interfaces such as DPDK and PCIe
  • Integrate software and hardware implementations of wireless communication signal processing into open-source reference systems, such as FlexRAN, O-RAN and Open Air Interface.
  • Architect software solutions, with a focus on enabling code reuse, collaboration, support and maintenance.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Degree qualified (or equivalent)
  • 10+ years of experience in relevant field in the industry
  • Track record of projects using C++/C/Assembler
  • High-performance programming for high throughput data or signal processing
  • Code optimisation using profiling tools
  • Experience of high performance computing using symmetric multiprocessing for data and signal processing
  • Linux development and deployment
  • Version control and peer review (e.g. Git)
  • Documentation (e.g. Confluence)
  • Time management (e.g. Jira)


  • Experience of writing device drivers for PCIe endpoints
  • SIMD intrinsic programming for Intel AVX and ARM Neon
  • DPDK programming
  • GPGPU development
  • RTOS development and deployment
  • Compute resource management
  • Experience of creating innovative solutions and documenting them
  • Automation (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Knowledge of communications signal processing algorithms (ideally error correction, equalisation, channel estimation, beamforming or another baseband component)
  • Appreciation of mobile communications systems
  • Understanding of telecoms and/or semiconductor industries

Personal Attributes

  • Must be highly capable, motivated, enthusiastic, innovative and personable
  • Should have hands-on experience of relevant industry tools, techniques and technology
  • Should be a team player, with an approach to version control and documentation that enables others
  • Should be presentable and with the commitment to build long term viable relationships with all stake-holders
  • Ability to quickly gain customers’ trust
  • Should be commercially savvy
  • Exceptional communication skills – written, presentational and verbal


AccelerComm can offer certificates of sponsorship for successful international candidates.

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