Qualcomm Staff Engineering Operations Manager in San Diego, California

Job Description:

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Job Title

Staff Engineering Operations Manager

Post Date




Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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

Job Area

Engineering Support


California - San Diego

Job Overview

Opportunity to join the QCT Global SOC Operations Team in a high visibility role. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing PM support and leadership for SOC design team including the following responsibilities.


Establish stable Plan of Record (POR): ensure roadmap/requirements baseline, project priorities, and driving synchronization across several development teams, manage feature requirements and POR.

Project estimation, planning, schedule, resource management and prioritization.

Drive planning/scheduling: develop and maintain program master schedules and milestones, budgets, work plans and resource requirements.

Project management: responsible for managing risks, change control and escalation management. Must be able to proactively drive and solve problems to solutions.

Establish routine update & communication process: update status, trends vs. baseline, risk management, mitigation and recovery actions. Develop program indicators to push information to internal teams and management.

Motivation of project team, calling and chairing progress review meetings

Coordination across multiple development sites will be required. This includes other sites as well as contractors, both domestic and international.

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, Business, or related field OR Associate's degree with 2 years of relevant work experience OR High School diploma with 4 years of relevant experience.

  • In addition, 5+ years Engineering Operations experience or related work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications


End2End Technical domain expertise in SOC design cycle including post Si bring-up & test vector knowledge etc.

Computer proficient and literate (fluent in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).

A successful candidate requires a strong and validation background along with people management skills.

The responsibilities include Project Management of teams working on multiple ASICs.

Primary role is relationship building, negotiating, and problem solving. You will be negotiating across all functional groups including Design, DV, library, DFT, IP PD & and operations teams to achieve efficient and effective solutions.

Experience in the development and evolution of ASIC flow, implementing the flow as part of a larger team. Ability to influence the methodology across all teams. You will help coordinate and support their methodology deployment, and play a key role in planning future initiatives.

Proven leadership in a technical and/or program management role. Experienced in providing regular executive level communication.

Prior experience in process improvement and/or infra development with a goal to deploy/improve decisions based on data analysis.

Proven skills in communication, negotiation, motivation, dealing and resolving difficult and complex situations.

This position requires a self-motivated engineer with good project management and organizational skills to deliver high quality output in a timely manner. Requires a mix of strong people, technical and analytical skills, superb written and oral communication skills, and the ability to operate in team environments.

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor's

Preferred: Master's, Business Administration

EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.