Monday, December 31, 2007

Mobile Systems Researcher (Portland, OR)

Company: Volt Technical Resources
Job Title: Mobile Systems Researcher
Location: Portland, OR
Contact: Anthony Miller -

Our client is seeking a strong individual contributor to join our pioneering team in developing new wireless protocols and technologies for future mobile systems.

Major responsibilities of the position include:
Development of novel concepts and technologies that require in-depth understanding of communications systems, especially MAC and Layers 2-4 and detailed design with supporting analysis.

Ability to critique proposed standards submissions for technical merit.

Ability to prepare, present and successfully promote standards submissions to bodies such as 3GPP.

Development of high-value intellectual property and patent applications.

Demonstrated success working in a team-based environment.
Must have skills include:
Masters (PhD preferred) in a related field, with outstanding R&D credentials, along with the following:

Strong research background in wireless networking, with emphasis on protocols

Solid understanding of MAC protocols, Link Layer, TCP/IP, QoS and cross layer design

Ability to synthesize new patentable concepts

Motivated and flexible self starter with strong demonstrated communications skills

This is a fulltime contract position located in the Great Northwest in the Portland Oregon area.
To submit your resume, please email

Saturday, December 15, 2007

Application Developer (Wireless) - Madison, WI

A large wireless/telecom client in Madison, WI is searching for an Application Developer to join their development.

Face it...the wireless business is cool. And growing like crazy. And they need top developers to keeping pushing the envelope and developing applications that make the wireless junkies go wild.

Hard to resist, eh?

If you want to be part of this wireless craziness, and you've got a year or two of development experience, email me: (App Developer in subject line).

Look forward to talking,

Dennis Smith
Director, Talent Strategy
WorldLink, Inc.

*Here's the full techie lowdown on the skills:

Software Engineering: C, PL-SQL, SQL Plus, K Shell

eSkills: HTML/CSS, Java/JSP, J2EE, XML

Databases: Oracle

Friday, December 7, 2007

WinMobile Application Developer - Mountain View, CA

WinMobile Application Developer 
Location: Mountain View, Ca
Email Resume to:
Subject line: WinMobile App Dev

Venture-backed startup is out to change the world. Sure, lots of people make
that claim, but they mean it. Their mission is to fundamentally alter the way
people use their mobile devices. They will be moving to downtown Mountain
View with great access to public transport, food and lively fun.

Skills: Win Mobile(5 or 6), OOD, Visual Studio 2005, Visual C++

Job Description:
This is a terrific opportunity to participate in the development of an application
platform to deliver rich media web services to millions of mobile customers.

Job Responsibility:
1.Design and develop cross platform mobile application to support Windows

2.Collaborate with external teams to port the application layers to various
devices and other open mobile operating systems

3.Utilize and evangelize best of breed programming techniques including
design patterns, re-usable and modular development

Required Skills:
Demonstrated track record of developing, shipping and supporting
application/services on mobile devices

Demonstrated and consistent track record as a significant contributor through
the development career

Ability to quickly master new technologies and push the envelope for
performance and reliability

Defensive coding ability accompanies with strong analytical and problem
solving skills

In-depth debugging skills; ability to reach out and use team strengths to
solve problems

Good sense of humor and can-do spirit

Required Experience:
3-5 years experience in mobile application development in C++ on Windows
Mobile platform. Demonstrable use of object oriented development, application
frameworks, memory management, file I/O, network & socket programming,
concurrency and multi-threading. Experience with Industry standards and device
porting knowledge is very desirable.

BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant discipline and experience

Monday, November 19, 2007

Rich UI Engineer (Contract) - Dallas, TX

Rich UI Engineer - Dallas, TX (Contract)

Self-driven person with good software architecture background in C/C++, COM, .NET, or JAVA-middleware and/or UI frameworks. The perfect candidate will have Browser framework experience (Mozilla for example)

Experience required:

Strong C/C++ background;

Microsoft COM (Component Object Model) and/or CORBA (Common Object Request Broker Architecture);

XML (Extensible Markup Language)

ECMA (Java Script)

Record of architecting and/or leading middleware projects based on the technologies above;

Frosting on the cake:

XUL (XML User-interface Language)

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)

XBL (XML binding language)

RDF (Resource Description Framework)


Embedded devices experience

Interested? Please forward your resume to

Saturday, September 29, 2007

T-Mobile Jobs - the recruiter's chat

T-mobile Jobs - the recruiters chat

Listen to the recruiters of T-Mobile’s Engineering/Operations team discuss their jobs and find out from them why T-Mobile is a great place to work. You’ll hear regional recruiters Dennis Smith, Jen Hinkle, Ryan Pothoven, Mattea Cirrincionne, Kristen Kunath & Sherri Howe. Some of the jobs discussed are RF Engineers, Field Technicians , Real Estate & Zoning Manager and Construction Manager. To apply visit

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Friday, April 13, 2007

Taking Wireless to the WiMax

Sprint Nextel to launch network in Chicago that will offer Internet on the go with broadband-like speed

From the Chicago Tribune:
With the digital age increasingly going wireless, Chicago soon will become one of the first cities in the country to have access to the next generation of computer communication, in which people will keep connected to the Internet wherever they go.

The new network, constructed by Motorola Inc., will be operated by Sprint Nextel Corp. and will envelop the region in a digital signal as powerful as the broadband service used by many homes and businesses.
Get the complete read HERE.

Tuesday, April 3, 2007

20 Most Interesting Wireless Startups

Paul D. Kretkowski (DailyWireless) brings us a nice post today:

20 Most Interesting Wireless Startups
I'll list the 20 Wireless Startups here, and you can check out DailyWireless for the specifics on each HERE.

I'll even bet that a few of these companies are on the hunt to hire some wireless geeks:

1) Admob

2) Blyk
The first free mobile virtual network operator (MVNO).

3) FON
A HotSpot in every pot.

4) Futuretxt

5) I'minlikewithyou
Interesting concept, just won't apply to me.

6) Jajah
I'm liking this one - make VoIP calls from your PC or landline w/o downloads or plug-ins - even w/o having broadband.

7) Jaiku Mobile

8) Jott
Dictation turned in to email?

9) Medio
Mobile search

10) Mozes
Send and receive mobile messages to and from your fave bands, social groups, friends.

11) MyGADS

12) myMobileMedia
Giving mobile subscribers access to their PC (music, pictures, video).

13) Obopay
This just might be my fave of the 20...will allow me to make $$ transfers alarmingly ez (backed/secured by MasterCard).

4 words: Money on your phone.

14) Radar
Instant picture conversations with your favorite people and no one else.

15) Streamverse

16) Teleflip
Email on your cell phone ... for free.

17) Twitter
If you don't know what Twitter is yet, I can't explain it to you. Well, yes I can. Twitter answers the question, "What are you doing?"

Assuming somebody cares.

18) Thrrum

19) VoiceThread
Create a voicethread and collect the stories behind your pictures.

20) ZenZui
Stop surfing. Start Zooming.