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AppalaRaju Gangiredla

Senior Staff Engineer @ Qualcomm

Software Staff Engineer at Qualcomm; Mobile, Embedded Systems, Automotive Software, Wireless, Security, Firmware,HW, IoT

Santa Clara, California

Ranked #1,093 out of 21,860 for Senior Staff Engineer in California

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Senior Staff Engineer

October 2010 to Present


Engineer Senior Staff Manager

February 2010 to September 2010

KPIT (Hyundai / MOBIS)


August 2008 to February 2010

AppalaRaju Gangiredla's Education

Acharya Nagarjuna University

Bachelor’s Degree Electrical (Electronics and Communications Engineering)

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• Senior member, Technology Team Lead, Linux software Product Engineer (Software PE) for Smart Phone, Phablet, Tablet-PC and Automotive Infotainment system products using various HLOSs: QNX, Brew and Android (KK-Kitkat, L-Lollipop, M-Marshmallow) for successful product completion and commercialization of QUALCOMM’s advanced Mobile Application (dual/quad/ hex/octa Core CPUs) and Modem Processors. • Implemented Static and Source code build...

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Diverse, highly skilled, self-motivated and result-driven software professional with extensive experience in R&D, Systems Engineering, software-hardware Engineering Management, Product Engineering, Cross-Functional team management, Technical Lead, project / product /program management with both Fortune 100 and startup companies. => Skilled in all facets of product life-cycle development from pre-sales, requirement gathering, analysis, conceptual design through software architecture, bring-up, design, code / implementation, integration, testing, automation, customer product delivery, maintenance and SW-FW-HW end of life. => Strong Hands on expertize in Embedded Systems, Embedded Software-Firmware-Hardware, Wireless communications (Mobile Phone, Mobile Telephony-Data-IMS-VoIP, PDSN Gateway, 2 Way VHF / UHF Radios, SATCOM, WiMAX, VHF-UHF Shared Radio Telephony), Mobile Communications (GSM, GPRS, CDMA, LTE), Wireline / Optical Communication (Opti-mux, SONET/SDH /E1/T1, Telephony Switching & Transmission, PABX), Networking (Ethernet/Router/Switch/SNMP/VoIP/MAC), Automotive Systems (Car Access Control / Body / Safety / ECU / Infotainment Systems), Multimedia, Medical Devices, RF / IOE / IOT (ZigBee / Low power RF / Radio Tag / Transponder / Bluetooth / Wi-Fi), Platform Security, Smart Electronics / Utilities (Energy Meter, AMR), Wearables (Smartwatch), Smart Phone, Phablet and Tablet-pc product domains. => Expert in programming, define & development of Continuous Integration model, Build & Test Automation suites to meet advanced safety, security and high quality software-firmware deliverables required for next generation Mobile / IOT /Wireless /Security/Safety/Kernel /RTOS based products => Strong understanding and exposure to QA, ISO 9001, TL9000, CMMi, SPICE, Six-Sigma, PMP, Wireless, Networking, Automotive & Medical software standards; SSAD, OOAD, ROOM, DOORs; JIRA, Configuration Management (Clearcase /P4/ Git/PVCS/VSS), Agile & Waterfall MethodologiesSenior Staff Engineer @ • Senior member, Technology Team Lead, Linux software Product Engineer (Software PE) for Smart Phone, Phablet, Tablet-PC and Automotive Infotainment system products using various HLOSs: QNX, Brew and Android (KK-Kitkat, L-Lollipop, M-Marshmallow) for successful product completion and commercialization of QUALCOMM’s advanced Mobile Application (dual/quad/ hex/octa Core CPUs) and Modem Processors. • Implemented Static and Source code build architecture, componentization, code refactoring efforts, and QNX / Android Integration/ build automation /testing. • As company’s Security certified and SA reviewer, reviewed BSP, Native / platform Drivers, PMIC, GFX, Trust Zone (TZ), UI, Multimedia and Modem Data components and Architected the next generation Security & QNX OS Fuzzing test Methodology Android Smart Phone, Phablet and Tablet PC Products: Leading root team with the charter of delivering a fully packed and tested android Apps-Modem software-firmware for commercialization of the next generation MSM chip set (Snapdragon-805, 808 and 810 Application Processors) Handled all software and hardware product life cycle tasks, including Pre/Post Silicon, Simulation, Emulation, Apps-Modem processor (CPU, GPU, Display / Touch, GFX, Camera, PMIC, sensors, BSP, RF, baseband, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth) bring up, Prototype Evaluation, Power-Performance Tuning, code reviews, integration, build, automation and testing for successful completion of major software product milestones (Engineering Sample, Feature Completion, Customer Sample, Beta, Field Testing, IOT, Lab Entry, carrier certification-ATT-Vz-TMO-KDDI-DCM-CMCC and Type Approval and product launch) to release commercially viable software to all major OEMs (Smart phone customers) including Samsung, L&G, HTC, Sony, Xiaomi, Huawei, ZTE, Amazon and Motorola for their planned Smartphone /Tablet launches QNX/Blackberry Phone: Designed, programmed and implemented the QNX Power optimization solution for Mobile Data . From October 2010 to Present (5 years 3 months) Engineer Senior Staff Manager @ Consultant from Innominds Software worked at Qualcomm for the Brew Mobile Phone software development, integration and release. Designed and Architected a Native Mobile Platform Tool, and also worked on System Engineering, MSM 7x30 Brew Apps-modem integration, Qualcomm FLUID MSM 7x30 demo phone device bring up and development, debugging & integration Designed and Developed a fully automated framework for Mobile Phone Test Box SW/HW/Tools: ARM, ARM Cortex™, IDE, Perl / ASIA Framework, QXDM, QPST, JTAG, Trace 32, MSM 7x30, MDM9x25, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS  Domain Expertise: + Product Software Build and Integration: @Qualcomm: QNX / Brew BMP HLOS image /Products; ...Android Apps– image /Products; Platform Drivers & Platform security + Wireless: Smart Phone, Tablet, Phablet, Smartwatch; RF: VHF / UHF Radios, AMR, MARR + IoT / IoE / IoMT : for Home & Smart Energy using Zigbee & GPRS; Medical Devices / Smart Card ...for Health care + Automotive: Infotainment System, ECU, Immobilizer, Safety, Car Access control Unit + Networking: Ethernet, Router, PDSN Gateway, SNMP, TCP/IP, VoiP, Optical NW, SONET + SATCOM / Electronics: SART, Smart Devices From February 2010 to September 2010 (8 months) Designer @ Lead designer / architect at Hyundai ODC design center, led team of various levels, worked on the Next Generation Automotive Infotainment System (car Audio / Video / Navigation /Telematics system) to provide Architecture, design, development, team mentoring, System Integration, validation, Systems Engineering, requirement/design/process management, Client management, Pre-sales, Planning, analysis, proto-typing, evaluation and maintenance activities. Acted as in-charge & main point of technical contact for the entire Hyundai’s India ODC/Design Center, with 30+ direct & in-direct reports for all KPIT ODC for two major projects; 1) Generic SW Platform project (Design of generic software APIs for Automotive Infotainment ) 2) Gen 3.0 Infotainment System (car Audio/Video/Radio/Telematics/GPS system, Bluetooth ) Gen 3.0 Infotainment System (Car Audio/Video/Radio/Telematics/GPS system): Client: Hyundai, Developed Car Audio CD/MP3, Video, Bluetooth, Radio(AM-FM), GSM/CDMA/GPRS, GPS, wireless modems , Sirius/XM, Full-dot LCD, TFT LCD, HMI / UI, IVR, I-Pod, Zune, USB, features on ARM -9/Audio Processor , OMAP, DIRANA (DSP), Nucleus RTOS, Win CE based project Developed an advanced infotainment HMI / UI /UX, embedded framework (C/C++), Display Driver, kernel adaptation, RTOS Porting onto newer CPU/Chipset, BSP, Device Drivers and PC based automation tools (VC++/Graphics /UI/UX Screens/Fonts) for rapid prototyping & infotainment system development. SW/HW/Tools: C, C++, VC++, IDE, HW debugging tools, including Multi-meter, Logic Analyzers, Oscilloscopes and CAN Analyzer, USB Analyzer, HW / SW Network Packet sniffer Development environment include NEC chip v850 & TI's OMAP processor target with TFT/Touch screen LCD HMI/MMI, ucOS-ii ( RTOS ), WinCE (WinCE -Windows Mobile CE 6.0 OS, Platform builder, OMAP BSP/OAL-OEM Adaptation Layer), Developer Studio 2005 & Windows Mobile Platform Builder 6.0 / development of Eclipse/java based Custom target/platform building tool. From August 2008 to February 2010 (1 year 7 months) Senior Project Manager (R&D) @ Designed and architecture the next generation Distributed and multi-processor real-time applications/Embedded system based products for IAMR / AMR / Substation-Controller /Micro-RTU / Energy Metering / SCADA using ARM, ZigBee and GPRS Modem. Designed Embedded Application software, thin kernel (proprietary low foot print OS), Device drivers, Protocols, RF Firmware and Analog-Digital hardware Used Open AT Mobile baseband RTOS for GSM / GPRS modem (Wavecom / SIMCom / Siemens), modem AT command interface, GPRS Modem, Modbus and DNP3 Communication Protocols Radio, C, C++, Assembly, Proprietary low foot print kernel, TCP/IP, Serial, UART, I2C, SPI, ADC, Flash Memory, RAM, IO, 3-Phase Energy meter, Transformer interface, USB, Low Power RF - VHF / UHF (LPRF) and ZigBee (802.15.4) mesh network for transmitting energy meter data. Used Modbus, RF test Equipment and Host based Network / Data Management From 2007 to 2008 (1 year) Senior Software Engineer & Lead @ Key Software developer, led Network Management and protocols systems Group, completed four projects for Remote Access Systems (RAS), VoIP, Wireless Packet Data Serving Node (PDSN), Transaction Gateway (TRAX) and WiMax product lines. Software Projects Worked on: 1) MovingMedia 2000 & WiMax 2) PDSN with EVDO Rev-A (CDMA) TC2000 (Customers: Sprint PCS/Verizon Wireless/Qualcomm) 3) Universal Gateway/ RAS/VoIP/Wireless (Clients: ATT/KDDI/AOL/Motorola) 4) Television over IP set-top box. Environment: Power PC based target,4-Core Network Processor IP, Intel x86, Mobile IP, L2TP, PPTP, PPP, PPP PAP/CHAP, IPSec, SNMP, SSH, Telnet, T1/ E1, T1 PRI, DS-3, SS7, CLI / GUI, pSOS / VRTX / Linux / VxWorks, Clearcase / PVCS / Doors , Power PC MPC 860 & MC68360 target, Protocol analyzer, Sniffer, Diab / BDM / JTAG / Scope / Logic Analyzer /Cross Compiler, C / C++ / Perl /Shell / pSOS / Pilgrim, TCP/IP, Ethernet, RIP, Layer 2/3, IP Route, SIP, H.323, Spirant Call simulator, CTS Data/call Simulator for ITG/IOT tests for ATT/Sprint PCS/Verizon Wireless From November 2000 to December 2006 (6 years 2 months) Consultant @ Designed and developed Network Communication Processor software for Fujitsu Optical communication based Subscriber Cross-Connect (FSX 2000) product design, coding, testing and technical support for Network Communication processor software, which supports features, like Sonet, LAN, DCC, X.25, Software Download, NMS (TL1) and Inter CPU messaging. Environment: C/C++, pSOS2.5/Diab 4.2b, Java, HTML/HTTP, VxWorks, UNIX, X-Windows, Power PC MPC 860 & MC68360 target, Protocol analyzer-Sniffer, Network analyzer, Multi-meter, Scope, JTAG, PERL, HP Single Step BDM probe and SDS-Debug From November 1999 to November 2000 (1 year 1 month) Associate Manager @ Designed & developed software / Firmware for three Automotive Electronic Projects and one Medical Devices project 1) Generic Immobiliser for Car 2) ECU & Car Access Control System 3) Radio Based Train Control System 4) Medical device with Smart Messaging Application / System software / FW. Used Magnetic induction based active RFID for secure and low power wireless communication for key validation and Texas instrument TMS 370 micro controller, Siemens C166/167 CPU, IDE, Smart CARD interface, and Phillips low power secure wireless Radio Transponder. Medical device product was developed using C and Assembly for Embedded device side programing, and MFC / Visual C++ with COM / DCOM (Client /server) at host PC side client user interface/application to connect with Siemens Hospital management database. Developed Automation test framework for unit / system testing to meet MISRA C, Automotive and Medical systems software / firmware standards. Developed Software/Firmware for Car Body Electronics (ECU), Immobilizer/Engine control system, Diagnostic Tester, and Car Access control system/ECU (Door Locks, Defogger, Hazards, L/R Flashers, Remote/Keyless Entry, Diagnostic Tester, Room Lamp and Alarm) Environment: C/C++, Assembly, Texas TMS 370 & Motorola 68HC05/ HC11 Microcontroller based Target, Texas Instruments/IDE emulator and C-Cross compiler, Siemens RTOS ISU-OS/OSEK, , automated test equipment/Tools, Logic Analyzer/Scope, Siemens Car Diagnostic tester, DCD, RS232, UART, I2C, SPI, PWM, CAN, ISO 9141, J 1850. From June 1997 to November 1999 (2 years 6 months) Specialist @ Designed, developed and shipped a multi-processor RTOS based embedded wireless and optical communication Software & Firmware for three Telecommunication (RF / Wireless & Optical) projects and one Satcom (using Intel 8051, 8085, Phillips 80C552 / XA51, Motorola 6805/HC05 Microprocessors/ Microcontrollers, Xilinx FPGA, Motorola RF LAB ) written in assembly and C, within 18 months. 1) 4/36 ANALOGUE Multi Access Rural Radio (MARR) Telephone System, 2) Two-way RF - VHF/UHF radio system at MACE 3) 2/8/34-MB Optical Line Terminal Equipment (OLTE) & MUX ( for High speed remote Data Transmission over Optical fiber with repeaters) 4) Satellite Search and Rescue Transponder (SART) & Single channel VHF at MACE Performed RF driver development, wireless system integration, Firmware design, digital and RF hardware design (VHF / UHF Transmitter, Receiver, Power Amplifier, LO /Frequency synthesizer and Transceiver) and device drivers, Proprietary Kernel Design From January 1996 to June 1997 (1 year 6 months) Bachelor’s Degree, Electrical, (Electronics and Communications Engineering) @ Acharya Nagarjuna University AppalaRaju Gangiredla is skilled in: Embedded Systems, Embedded Software, Android, RTOS, Engineering Management, Automotive Electronics, Software Development, C++, Mobile Phone Software, Embedded C, Microprocessors, Linux, C, Scripting, Software Architectural Design

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