Shijo Jose

  • Embedded Software Engineer
  • San Diego, California, United States
  • Telecommunications

Previous positions

  • Embedded Software Engineer at SmartRG, Inc.
  • MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Florida

Education

University of Florida, MS, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Public Profile

Background

Summary

Embedded Software Engineer with seven years of experience developing low-level and platform software for end-user terminals (Satellite/DSL/Ethernet/Cellular modems) on ARM-based SoC using VxWorks RTOS and Linux operating systems.

Experience

  • Senior Embedded Software Engineer

    Hughes Network Systems

    August 2014 – Present(5 years 2 months)Greater San Diego Area

    Design, develop, integrate, test and debug Embedded Software with experience across software layers including platform, device drivers, board-support package and application. Platform Experience: VxWorks RTOS, Linux, ARM-based SoC

  • Embedded Software Engineer

    SmartRG, Inc.

    July 2012 – August 2014(2 years 1 month)

    Software development using C on Linux platform for Residential Gateways/Routers

  • MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering

    University of Florida

    August 2010 – May 2012(1 year 9 months)

Education

  • University of Florida

    MS, Electrical and Computer Engineering

    2010 – 2012

    Activities and Societies

    Gator Amatuer Radio Club

  • University of Mumbai

    Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

    2006 – 2010

Projects

  • Communcation Algorithms on GNU Radio

    August 2011 – December 2011

    Implementation of certain blocks in a Wireless Communication System including carrier sensing, channel synchronization, AGC, frame acquisition in software Platform: GNU Radio, Universal Software Radio Peripheral API: C++, Python

    Team Members (2):
    • Shijo Jose,
    • Sham Koli
  • Time Domain convolution on FPGA

    September 2011 – December 2011

    Desiged an RTL circuit that performs time-domain convolution of digital signal using VHDL achieveing speed-up upto 16x(on a Virtex IV FPGA)compared to GPPs. Design issues and elements: Metastability/Clock-domain crossing, Controller, Datapath, Buffers, Address generators, External memory(SRAM) interface

    Team Members (2):
    • Shijo Jose,
    • Sham Koli
  • RF System Design and Simulation using Agilent ADS

    January 2011 – April 2011

    Design and Simulation of a long distance(earth-moon) communication System using Agilent Advanced Design System and Syscal Design elements: Commercial RF Component Specifications, Link Budget Analysis, Direct conversion transceiver architecture, OQPSK Modulation on a 14Ghz carrier

    Team Members (1):
    • Shijo Jose
  • Comparison of Ad-hoc network routing protocols using Network Simulator 3

    January 2011 – April 2011

    Comparison of AODV, OLSR and DSDV protocols with respect to traffic load, node mobility, node density, data rate and packet size. Platform: NS3 (API: C++, Python)

    Team Members (2):
    • Shijo Jose,
    • Hareshkumar Sharma
  • OFDM Simulation in MATLAB

    October 2010 – December 2010

    Transferring a BPSK modulated audio file over an AWGN channel using OFDM

    Team Members (1):
    • Shijo Jose
  • Dictionary based code compression for Embedded System Applications

    March 2011 – April 2011

    Implementation of a frequency based dictionary selection algorithm to compress and decompress the size of a program instructions in order to improve memory and power utilization in Embedded System Applications Language: C/C++

    Team Members (1):
    • Shijo Jose
  • Memory allocator

    2014

    Implement malloc memory allocator and free using first/best-fit strategy with coalescing and segregated free lists

    Team Members (1):
    • Shijo Jose

Patents

  • Satellite signal strength indication and reflection detection

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    Issued 2019

    Inventors (4):
    • Shijo Jose,
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Skills & Expertise

  • Device Drivers
  • DNS
  • ARM
  • Matlab
  • Ethernet
  • JavaScript
  • HTTP
  • Iptables
  • MATLAB
  • I2C
  • Wireless
  • SPI
  • Embedded Software
  • DHCP
  • Board Bring-up
  • Embedded Software Programming
  • ClearCase
  • Python
  • LabVIEW
  • VxWorks
  • GNU Radio
  • Wireless Technologies
  • Linux
  • TCP/IP
  • Embedded Systems
  • Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
  • VHDL
  • Agilent ADS
  • FPGA
  • C
  • Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP)
  • C++
  • Wireless Communication
  • Subversion
  • Shell Scripting
  • Software Development
  • Assembly Language

Certifications

  • CCNA

    Cisco, License

    August 2011 – August 2014

  • 6.01x: Embedded Systems – Shape the World (University of Texas, Austin)

    edX, License

    May 2014

  • The Hardware/Software Interface (University of Washington)

    Coursera, License

    2014

Courses

University of Florida

  • Wireless Communicatoin
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Embedded Systems
  • RF Circuits and Systems
  • Computer Communicatoin
  • Wireless Networks
  • Reconfigurable Computing
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Software-defined Radio