Qualcomm Phy Modeling Engineer -Staff Level in San Jose, California

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Phy Modeling Engineer -Staff Level

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Qualcomm Atheros Inc

Qualcomm Atheros at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qca

Job Area

Engineering - Systems


California - San Jose

Job Overview

The Phy Modeling team gets to work on Qualcomm's next-generation Wi-Fi physical layer HW system models, micro-architecture, firmware development, and performance characterization. Some of the assignments and excitement you will encounter:

  • Develop, deliver, and maintain fixed-point C++/SystemC models and micro-code (firmware) for Qualcomms next generation 802.11 physical-layer (PHY) implementation;

  • Models are used as golden reference for Design Verification (DV) as well as firmware development, performance characterization and performance sign-offs;

  • Develop large-scale automation tools and testing infrastructure for code-quality assurance and performance characterization for end-to-end PHY models;

  • Identify performance deficiencies and propose enhancements to PHY algorithms, architecture, and implementation;

  • Identify performance or architecture deficiencies and propose enhancements to PHY micro-code and implementation;

  • Work closely with Standards, Design and Verification teams to ensure timely deliveries of models and verified designs.

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.

  • 5+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.

  • Experience and expertise in Fixed-point C++ or SystemC HW model development.

  • Strong PHY/DSP algorithm & communication system design background.

  • Strong PHY/DSP performance and code debug capabilities.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams.

Education Requirements

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