Qualcomm Intern Modem Systems Engineer - Qualcomm, Bristol - 12 months in Bristol, United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Id E1950738

Job Title Intern Modem Systems Engineer - Qualcomm, Bristol - 12 months

Post Date 07/13/2017

Company-Division Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area Engineering - Hardware

Location United Kingdom - Bristol

Job Overview A world leader in smart mobile technologies, Qualcomm offers complete solutions that enable continuous innovation for today's smart connected devices. Our vast expertise in wireless technology, combined with our unique systems approach to developing solutions, puts Qualcomm at the forefront of the rapidly expanding mobile industry.

The IoT Business Unit is a leading player in Internet of Things, Voice and Music and Bluetooth Smart with locations around the world. The business group develops and delivers hardware, software and applications that bring together the very latest wireless and audio technologies to create industry leading audio voice and music products. You will be joining a successful engineering department whose deliveries can be found in billions of Bluetooth and Voice and Music products worldwide.

Based out of Qualcomms Bristol office, this role offers 12 months internship position on PHY algorithm development, simulation, implementation, and testing for data communication modems supporting WLAN and BT connectivity standards. The algorithm design will involve both RF/Analog and Digital/Baseband interactions within the modem as well as fixed point implementation.

In this role you will have an opportunity to interact with Systems, Digital and Software teams.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Contribute on Modem Systems Design for Single Carrier and Multi-carrier Systems

  • Contribute on algorithmic analysis and architecture specification for Communication and DSP blocks such as Front-End Filtering, transceiver synchronization and demodulation including AGC, Time and Frequency Synchronization, Channel Estimation, Clock and Frequency Offset Tracking, Equalization/Detection, Channel Decoding, System Modelling of SISO and MIMO Baseband, RF and Wireless Channels, assuming technical ownership of aspects of a project under moderate supervision

  • Contribute on Modem fixed point Implementation

  • Support RTL Verification including proactive contributions on test plans, generation of test vectors and issue debug

  • Own and contribute on algorithmic simulations, testing, debug and optimisation

  • Contribute to requirements capture and task definition, participation in design reviews

  • Task definition and breakdown including time and risk estimation

  • Participation and presentation of results at the design reviews

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good background on Digital communications theory and signal processing

  • Knowledge of wireless communication standards (GSM, WCDMA, IS-95, IS-2000, 1xEVDO, Bluetooth, WLAN, etc.)

  • Ability to program effectively in C/C++, Matlab, Python/Perl

  • Mathematical and Statistical analysis skills

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Proactive, creative, curious, motivated to learn and contribute with good collaboration skills

  • Student in final stages of MSc degree or in Ph.D. program. Coursework in communication theory, signal processing, error correcting codes, information theory, probability and random processes, digital communications

Education Requirements Must be a studnet studying towatrds Bachelors Degree (or higher qualification) in math/science/electronics, ideally in MSc/Ph.D program


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