Qualcomm Systems Test Engineer in San Jose, California

Job Description:

Job Id


Job Title

Systems Test Engineer

Post Date




Qualcomm Atheros Inc

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

Job Area

Engineering - Systems


California - San Jose

Job Overview

Qualcomm is a world leader and innovator of key wireless & internet technologies. QCT-QCA group within Qualcomm is a leading supplier of key connectivity (WLAN) ASICs and system SW that power various feature phones, smartphones and other computing devices across various operating systems. As part of this team, the candidate will be responsible to test system level functionality/protocol, performance and aid in debug/optimization with an emphasis on WLAN system and contribute to eventual commercialization & launch. The candidate will be involved in end to end protocol, functionality, performance, physical layer, RF, system optimization. In this role, the candidate will closely work with the system engineers, SW/HW engineers, RFA engineers and other members of the system integration and testing group. Typical tasks comprise test case development, execution - under a diverse collection of operational scenarios, data analysis, results' interpretation and reporting, competitive analysis, issue debugging, enhancement and automation of test procedures as well as analysis tools - with an end goal of system level feature completeness, stability & optimization.

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

1 to 3 year of experience in the following areas:

  • TCP, UDP, IP Networking and other L2-L4 protocol knowledge

  • Linux systems and commands

  • Communication Theory, Digital/Wireless Communication Systems, WLAN (802.11abgn, 11ac, 11s) protocols

  • WLAN functional and performance testing,

  • Experience in test automation, with script languages like Perl/TCL/shell/Python, C#

  • OFDM/MIMO and RF engineering

  • Pre/post tape out WLAN test activities

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: 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.