Qualcomm Systems Characterization Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description:

Job Id E1957048

Job Title Systems Characterization Engineer

Post Date 07/17/2017

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 Qualcomm is the world's leading developer of next-generation wireless and multimedia technology and is committed to building a world-class organization that will lead the industry in user experience. Be a part of a dynamic and innovative team to define the next generation of innovative Touch and Biometric solutions for portable mobile devices.

Qualcomm is looking for a motivated, self-directed and experienced system characterization engineer to perform characterization and device/product integration of portable consumer devices, sensors and interfaces (e.g. Touch, Stylus, Fingerprint). The candidate must have a proven record of success through hands on individual contributions and leadership across functional teams.

Responsibility includes systems characterization and module integration, such as electro-mechano-acoustic characterization of sensor modules, optimizing the drive schemes, timing and FW optimization.

In addition, the candidate will be developing special tests and methodologies to understand device physics, module performance and to determine the high-confidence assessment of the causes of the failures.

Minimum Qualifications 5+ years of related hands-on industrial experience in module and systems characterization:

  • Electro-mechanical characterization and bring up of sensors, modules, TFT arrays

  • Experience in quantifying module (ASIC -->sensor) interactions

  • Drive waveforms and drive schemes development. FW optimization

  • Specified test methodology and data flow at manufacturing partners

  • Specified and built routines and equipment for characterization and automation.

  • Using and programing lab equipment (scopes, parameter analyzers, Network analyzers, etc)

  • Basic, C/C++/C#, Matlab, JMP, familiar with TCP/IP, GPIB IEEE, RS232, USB interface protocol.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Characterization of sensor in multiple domains (electrical, ultrasonic)

  • Experience in data acquisition and programming is a plus

  • Algorithm development

  • Ultrasonic analysis tools (ANSYS, PZFlex, KLM models)

  • Ultrasonic beam forming

  • Board level mixed signal specification for characterization

Education Requirements Master's degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering or Physics

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