Qualcomm RFFE Module Design Engineer in San Diego, California

Job Description:

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Job Title

RFFE Module Design Engineer

Post Date




Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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

Job Area

Engineering - Hardware


California - San Diego

Job Overview

In this role, you will work in Qualcomm's RF Front-End (RFFE) Department working on advanced front-end modules for cellular/wireless applications. The position offers the opportunity to design advanced RF Front-End Modules to ensure design success and market leadership. Qualcomm solutions include highly customized LNAs, PAs, FEMs, antenna tuner and multi-throw switches in standalone and module packages for 4G and 5G wireless cell phone and ultra-mobile devices. The RF SiP Design Engineer will deliver Front-End Module designs in a fast-paced team environment, and is required to work closely with RFIC design engineers to optimize a design by extensive co-simulation and co-design based on RF system knowledge.

The responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Multilayer laminate design and layout and simulation

  • IC integration into multilayer laminates

  • Solve complex RF technical issues with techniques developed in Qualcomm

  • Participating and conducting design reviews

  • Performing lab correlation with Module E2E (End to End) simulation

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • 2+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Measurement of microwave active and passive devices

  • Usage of test equipment such as VNA/PNA/PXA and high-speed oscilloscope, micro-probes and different calibration methods

  • RFIC packaging and module design techniques such as PoP, QFN, BGA, LGA, CSP and WLP.

  • Usage of quasi-static and full wave EM field solvers (such as Q3D, HFSS,) and circuit simulator like ADS, Virtuoso and plus sufficient programing skill with Matlab

  • Power amplifier, tuner, LNA, filters and switch knowledge is a plus.

  • Innovative problem solver, passion to win/contribute, ability to work in, and thrive in, a team environment.

  • Solid understanding of RF fundamentals such as Smith chart and impedance matching.

Education Requirements

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

Preferred: Master's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field.

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.