Qualcomm RF Software Engineer in San Diego, California

Job Description:

Job Id


Job Title

RF Software Engineer

Post Date




Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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

Job Area

Engineering - Customer Engineering


California - San Diego

Job Overview

Qualcomm provides integrated silicon, software, and platform solutions for mobile products to a worldwide customer base. The Customer Engineering team support customers with all aspects of embedded software and systems development. This includes assisting OEMs with designs, providing training, debugging, and assistance in optimizing and integrating software. This role will expose the candidate to the key players in the wireless industry and places him or her right in the heart of the dynamism of the mobile device revolution. This is a great opportunity for those who are starting their career or with a few years of industry experience to work with the best team in the wireless industry. The prospective candidate will be part of a core Engineering team expertise in our San Diego headquarter that provide technical support and guidance of our Snapdragon modem to all the major mobile handset manufacturers worldwide. The candidate will partner with both our internal engineering team as well as external customer interface in training, support and problem solving. Some travel to customer sites may be required for this position.

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the following areas are preferred:

  • Software debugging skills on embedded real time operating systems.

  • C/C++ software programming.

  • Background knowledge of wireless communication in any of these radio access technologies (GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, LTE etc.)Additional skills in the following areas are a plus but not required:

  • Wireless system knowledge and/or background applicable to RF software

  • Previous experience with Qualcomm cellular chipsets

  • RF SW device driver development experience

  • RF testing experience

  • Demonstrated expertise working on a lab bench with HW and RF Test equipment (protocol test call boxes, spectrum analyzer, Oscilloscope, etc.)

  • Hands on experience in manufacturing test program debug and optimization

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

Preferred: Master's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.


EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.