Qualcomm Software Applications Engineer – RFSW in Santa Clara, California
Job Id E1956179
Job Title Software Applications Engineer – RFSW
Post Date 06/15/2017
Company-Division Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
Job Area Engineering - Software
Engineering - Customer Engineering
Location California - Santa Clara
Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT) is the largest provider of 3G/4G chipset and software technology in the world, with chipsets shipped to more than 50 customers and powering the majority of all 3G/4G devices commercially available. QCT partners with nearly 60 3G network operators around the globe and has the largest CDMA engineering team in the wireless industry. 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 wireless technology, in demand by a growing and increasingly sophisticated wireless community.
The role of this position is to enable and provide Software engineering services to Qualcomm Mobile station Software users. QCT's software applications engineers work with handset manufacturers with Embedded Application and Wireless protocol Software. It is a very challenging position requiring the candidate to learn Qualcomm Mobile station software, Embedded Software, Real Time OS, 3G/4G wireless protocols, related specifications, their implementations, Wireless Mobile Test Equipments, test procedures, and industry standard test tools. The role requires interfacing with handset software developers and Qualcomm engineers to do due diligence, debug failures, suggest fixes, improve the software, enhance test procedures, develop scripts to automate debugging and document various procedures, and debug techniques. The candidate will be a part of the engineering team responsible for debugging embedded software for radio Front-End, transceiver, and baseband control on the worlds most advanced wireless modems with OEMs. It is highly technical job requiring significant hands-on work.
Prior experience with portable hand-held devices and technical support for customers desirable
Experience in software configuration management and version control an advantage
Familiarity with C, ARM-assembly, emulators/JTAG-debuggers, test-mobiles; logging tools an advantage. Ability to work as part of a dedicated project team or independently essential
Minimum Qualifications 1 to 3 years of industry experience in the following:
- RF Test equipment measurements for power, spectrum, and waveform quality in at least one of the following areas: cellular standard CDMA2000, WCDMA, HSPA, GSM/EDGE, TD-SCDMA, and LTE.
Strong communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong initiative skills
Education Requirements Required: Bachelor's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Master's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering
EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.