Qualcomm ASIC Design Specialist/Architect (Wireless Modem) in Bangalore, India
Job Id T1955214
Job Title ASIC Design Specialist/Architect (Wireless Modem)
Company-Division Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
Job Area Engineering - Hardware
Location India - Bangalore
Overview QCT provides complete chipset solutions and integrated applications from the Launchpad suite of advanced technologies. Our integrated solutions offer device manufacturers reduced bill-of-materials costs, time-to-market, and development time. Mobile handsets powered by QCT chipsets can offer more features while maintaining a smaller, sleeker form-factor and benefiting from reduced power demands.
QCT values collaboration with its customers and partners and works closely with them to enable their success. We offer a wide range of tools to support the device development process, and develop new technologies based on the needs and demands of the wireless market. Devices for all market segments can now include features enabled by 3G/4G Cellular & Wireless technology, in demand by a growing and increasingly sophisticated wireless community.
QCT's Bangalore India team is in search of an experienced Wireless Modem Architects/Digital Designers to work on Qualcomm best in class chipsets and Modem cores
Roles and Responsibilites of Modem IP Core designers:
You will be contributing to/ leading our Wireless Modem core for Physical layer RTL implementation of 2G/3G/4G Radio standard algorithms
Digital design, Micro architecture and RTL coding in VHDL/Verilog
High level design, Micro architecture of various blocks inside the transmit and receive chain
Functional and Timing sign-off, hardware/IP delivery to sub-system team
Working with Systems team for bit-exact models
Assisting verification teams for bit-exact testing, debug through waveforms, compare with Golden C/Matlab system models
High-level / Mid-Level / Low-level Design reviews. Writing and maintaining HDDs and SWI documentation
Ability to understand CDMA200Radio formats, frame/slot/chip structure; Physical channels like: Pilot, RACH, SYNCH, Broadcast, Paging channels, Data channels, AICH, Control channels, OVSF spreading codes, Scrambling codes
Prior experience with RTL implementation of one of these HW engines: Digital Filters [IIR/FIR/Equalization/Interpolation/Decimation filters], Rake engine, Equalization, Searcher, Channel estimation, Viterbi/Turbo decoder
Run through all the ASIC Frontend implementation tools
Minimum of 2-18 years experience in Wireless Modem Design with a leading chipset company is a primary requirement
Decent knowledge with any or one of these Radio standards: 3GPP [UMTS/LTE] , 3GPP2 standards [CDMA2000]
Day-to-Day working experience with ASIC Frontend Tools & Implementation: Linting, Formal Logic equivalence, Logic synthesis, STA, CDC checks
Strong fundamentals in one or few of these domain areas - Wireless and Mobile communications, Information theory, Coding theory, Signal processing
Strong knowledge on fixed-point implementation Truncation/Rounding/Saturation concepts in mind
Strong knowledge with Digital communication engines viz., Demodulators, Time track/Freq track loops, Deinterleavers, Equalizers, Viterbi/Turbo Decoders, Rake finger combining, Multi-path reception, Channel models [AWGN, Rayleigh, Rician fading], Sigma-Delta modulation, Base band filters implementation
DSP: FFT, IFFT, Fourier / Z Tranforms implementation is highly desirable
Control systems - Open/Closed loops, Stability criterion, Antenna theory will be an added advantage
MIMO schemes: STC/Spatial multiplexing, Pre-coding techniques, Beam forming, Antenna Diversity techniques, Interference cancellation, Cross-cell combining techniques will be a big plus
Education Requirements Required: Bachelor's, Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Master's, Electrical Engineering
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