Qualcomm Power and Thermal Test Technician in San Diego, California

Job Description:

Job Id N1957460

Job Title Power and Thermal Test Technician

Post Date 09/21/2017

Company-Division Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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

Job Area Engineering - Test

Location California - San Diego

Job Overview

Individual contributor position to work with a small team of triage engineers, responsible for overall quality assessment of multiple Android/Windows based products, reporting results, prioritizing issues, and driving resolution. Will be working as part of a larger test and engineering systems organization which handles test automation infrastructure, execution of tests and test farm management. Work will include daily collaboration with test execution engineers as well as product engineers so communication and ability to partner with others is key. Attention to detail, organization, and the ability to multitask are needed in this fast paced environment.


  • Review test results to identify product issues and gather data to make issues actionable.

  • Partner with Product Engineers to prioritize issues and drive resolution.

  • Participate in meetings with partners to discuss test failures and product issues.

  • Schedule test runs with Product Engineers

  • Conduct regression and sanity test suites, identify and report results/issues

  • Work on various lab related tasks needed to maintain the lab environment and equipment

  • Identify gaps in the quality assessment process and work with extended team to fill those gaps

  • Ensure accuracy of final test reports, including identification of top issues and regressions

  • Partner with stakeholders

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

Minimum Qualifications 3 to 10 years of industry experience in the following:

  • Experience with CDMA2000, 1xEV-DO, WCDMA,GSM/GPRS, LTE

  • Exposure to commercial field test, data analysis tools and power measurement tools

  • Understanding of digital communications systems, CDMA, OFDM, telecommunications concepts; air interface standards: CDMA, 1xEV-DO, GSM/GPRS/EDGE/Rel99/Rel5/HSDPA/HSUPA/HSPA+, LTE

  • Understanding of wireless data protocol stacks including: IP, TCP, UDP, IPV4/6, etc

Preferred Qualifications

  • Power and/or thermal test experience on Qualcomm platform

  • Test Equipment (Anritsu, R&S, Agilent, Keysight) in CDMA, UMTS or LTE technologies.

  • Experience using QC tools like QXDM, QCAT, CAIT, etc. and Android ADB interface is very useful

  • Experience with Perl/Python, Test content automation and/or frameworks

  • Problem solving

  • Communication skills

  • High level organization

  • Effective Team player

Education Requirements Preferred: Bachelor's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering


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