Qualcomm Hardware Applications Engineer - Baseband and Power Management in Santa Clara, California

Job Description:

Job Id E1957210

Job Title Hardware Applications Engineer - Baseband and Power Management

Post Date 07/21/2017

Company-Division Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


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

Job Area Engineering - Hardware

Location California - Santa Clara

Job Overview

Responsible for technical support of Qualcomm's growing product portfolio for Snapdragon Mobile Data Modem and Power Management ASICs for 1x-CDMA, 1x-EVDO/RevA/RevB, WCDMA/GSM/GPRS/EDGE, HSPA+, LTE, and position location. These ASICs include interfaces for various kinds of FLASH & DDR memories as well as peripherals interfaces such as SPI, PCIe, I2S, I2C, USB, SIM, UART, GPIOs, MIPI RFFE, etc. They also include interfaces to other Qualcomm devices such as RF and WLAN ASICS.

Candidate will have direct interface with Qualcomm customers supporting Baseband and Power Management chipset solution. He or she will work closely with customers to deliver training on Qualcomm chipset, participating in PCB schematic reviews, layout reviews, layout simulations, board bring up and troubleshooting. Candidate will also interact with different cross functional teams within an organization such as ASIC Design, Systems, Verification, Testing and Software.

Some travel is required (US and International).

Minimum Qualifications 6 months to 5 years academic or wireless semiconductor industry experience in the following:

  • Computer Architecture Design including: high speed parallel and serial interfaces such as SPI, I2C, USB, PCIe, UART, GPIO, etc.

  • Power Management Design that includes: Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS) and LDO

  • CMOS based combinational and sequential circuits

  • Frequency Domain and Time Domain Analysis of the high-speed signals

  • Analog and Digital Filter Design

  • PCB (Printed Circuit Board) schematic and layout design concepts

  • Hardware lab equipment including: Digital oscilloscope and logic analyzer, Power analyzer and load box, Multimeter, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Analytical skill of troubleshooting issues found in PCB and deliver solution

  • Familiar with the soldering skills on PCB

  • Excellent communication (English - both written and verbal) and teamwork skills, proactive, attention to detail, and the ability to learn quickly and produce quality work in a multi-tasking environment is a must.

Education Requirements Required: Bachelor's, Electrical Engineering

Preferred: Master's, Electrical Engineering

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