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Sample cover letter for Full Time position at Qualcomm


Software Engineer

Dear Hiring Manager,

I believe that your Embedded Software Engineer position will be a great fit for my skills and experiences.Working as a SW QA at EMC I have got familiar with software development and project life cycles, earned skillson software debugging and bug fixing using various internal industry test tools. Work closely as a team with thedeveloper to identity the cause of the failure with the code or the hardware and suggest fixes in the shortest time possible. Increased the yield of software tested to 85% by working with the clients.I have more than 4 years of programming experiences in language including C, C++, assembly, Java, MySQL in the projects:

Operating System

- Implemented process scheduling, distributed file system, memory management,deadlock and security in a simulated hardware and gained kernel level debugging experiences.

Computer Network

- Designed a Location Client and Server using TCP protocol. Wrote web client,implemented distance vector routing algorithm, oracle server. Deepen understanding of HTTP, DNS, TCP congestion, OSI seven layers, wireless network, and protocols- SMTP, FTP, IP, DHCP, ARCNET, UDPand TCP and 802.11

Embedded system

- Developed a complete standalone embedded computer system using a mix of C andassembly language. Implemented buses for advanced IO design and standard bus timing and interfaceFamiliarity of RTOS, ARM and MIPS architecture, JTAG, in-circuit emulator, logic analyzer.

Digital Communication

- Solved complex problems on modulation, demodulation scheme, optimal receiver design, fading channels, spread spectrum, multi carrier transmission and multiuser communication in MATLAB. Performed error performance of systems over noisy or band-limitedchannels.

Besides my technical expertise, I also have excellent problem solving and teamwork skills combined with the discipline to work elegantly on my own if required, and would be well suited to a dynamic and progressive global industry such as Qualcomm where innovative hard work is rewarded.Should you need to reach me or would like to discuss my qualifications further, please feel free to call me at xxx-xxx-xxxx or email me I look forwarding to talking to you soon.



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