Qualcomm RF ATE Test Engineer in Chandler, Arizona

Job Description:

Job Id E1951490

Job Title RF ATE Test Engineer

Post Date 10/11/2017

Company-Division Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


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

Job Area Engineering - Hardware

Location Arizona - Chandler

California - San Diego

Job Overview Develop ATE test solutions, both hardware and software, used for ATE testing of RF Front End devices for cellular applications. These modules are multi-chip modules containing Power Amplifiers, LNAs, duplexers, switches and are used in the cellular electronics.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications The following skills are required:

  • Validation, characterization, and production test of RF front-end (RFFE) integrated chips. Modules consist of Power Amplifiers, LNAs, Switches, and Duplexers.

  • Characterization of PAs w/ Digital Pre-Distortion (DPD) and Envelope Tracking (ET).

  • Experience with at least 1 ATE test platform: Advantest-93k, Teradyne-uFlex.

  • Develop software using VB, C++, and Java to test Integrated Circuits.

  • Lab Equipment Knowledge -must be able to use common lab bench equip (oscilloscope, voltmeter, power meter, spectrum analyzer, vna).

  • Familiarity with the New Product Introduction process.

  • Understanding of Test methodology for cellular standards.

  • Develop test hardware utilizing team approach, reviewing schematics and layouts.

  • Loadboard Design Experience and understanding hardware layout, able to review and comprehend RF routing (microstrip, stripline, coplanar) power grids, digital routes.

  • Statistical Analysis Capability (Datapower, Excel, SEDana, etc).

  • Scripting software w/ python, perl, vb or other scripting language to automate tasks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of direct industry experience.

  • Familiar w/ de-embedding of RF fixtures (s2p, citi).

  • Must be able to troubleshoot hardware and software to develop test solutions.

  • Must have analytical skills for debug and development of hardware and software.

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

  • Highly motivated, fast learner, team player with good communication skills.

Education Requirements Required: Bachelor's, Electrical Engineering

Preferred: Master's, Electrical Engineering

EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.