Qualcomm Modem Software Power Engineer in San Diego, California

Job Description:

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Job Title

Modem Software Power Engineer

Post Date




Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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

Job Area

Engineering - Software


California - San Diego

Job Overview

Reducing power consumption while not sacrificing performance is a huge priority for the company. The Modem Software Power Team is involved in defining modem power features and ensuring the achievement of power goals for QCT chipsets over the use cases involving 5G/4G/3G modems.

Given the critical nature of the problem, and the world leadership that Qualcomm enjoys in modem technology, the successful candidate will gain expertise in the architecture of the best-in-class modem as well as become familiar with the latest in cutting-edge wireless technologies.


  • Design & develop power optimization algorithms

  • Develop and release the Modem Clock and Power Manager (MCPM)

  • Create prototype software as proof of concept of modem power optimization features.

  • Analyze & Debug issues for power optimization features.

  • Perform measurements and analyze power for verifying and debugging the power features.

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

Minimum Qualifications

6 months to 3 years of academic or industry experience in the following:

  • C programming language and software design

  • Real-time operating systems (RTOS)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Wireless protocols such as CDMA, GSM, WCDMA, LTE, 5G

  • PERL/Python scripting languages

  • Team player, strong communicator, multitasker

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.