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


University of Florida, MS, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Public Profile



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.


  • 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)


  • 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


  • 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


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

    Team Members (1):
    • Shijo Jose


  • Satellite signal strength indication and reflection detection


    Issued 2019

    Inventors (4):
    • Shijo Jose,
    • ,
    • ,

Skills & Expertise

  • Device Drivers
  • DNS
  • ARM
  • Matlab
  • Ethernet
  • JavaScript
  • HTTP
  • Iptables
  • 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


  • 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



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