ASIC Design Engineer at Qualcomm (San Diego, CA)

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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:
Engineering Group, Engineering Group > ASICS Engineering

General Summary:

Qualcomm is the world leader in wireless ICs powering the majority of 4G and 5G devices and the largest fabless semiconductor company in the world. Qualcomm's Global SoC Power team is looking for bright ASIC engineers who will be responsible performing SoC level low power implementation and power analysis. This includes defining low power requirements implementation of digital, mixed-signal circuits and systems that are integrated into System-on-Chip (SoC). Power analysis responsibilities includes SoC Baseline Power rollup, Core Power Requirements, Power Models for UC (use-case) power rollup at chipset level.

The ideal candidate should be familiar with low power design techniques and power structural verification. Experienced in using Cadence Conformal Low Power tool for structural power verification and PrimeTime Power Analysis Tool is required.


Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering plus:
  • ASIC frontend development
  • Logic design, RTL coding, verification, synthesis, and timing closure
  • Hardware description languages (Verilog, VHDL, System Verilog)
  • Power-aware implementation flow, including UPF/CPF/Conformal Low Power Check
  • Power simulation/analysis tool (PtPx/PowerArtist)

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


Master's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering Experience with/in:
  • Experienced in low power design optimization techniques
  • Familiarity of power islands, power gating, power sequencing and multi-voltage domain design
  • Familiarity of overall SoC Infrastructure - Busses, CPUs, I/Os and DFT Components
  • Scripting - Perl/Tcl/Python

Qualcomm is committed to hiring and supporting individuals with disabilities. Although this role has some expected physical activity, an inability to perform one or more of the listed physical requirements should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. We will work with you throughout the application and onboarding process to provide reasonable accommodations. Examples of expected physical activity include: frequently transporting between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile; frequently transporting and installing equipment up to 5 lbs.; performing tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting); monitoring and utilizing computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day; and continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.

Although this role has some expected minor physical activity, this should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. If you are an individual with a physical or mental disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm's toll-free number found here for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities as part of our ongoing efforts to create an accessible workplace.

Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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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.

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Qualcomm Careers.
More Information on Qualcomm
Qualcomm operates in the Mobile industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA. Qualcomm was founded in 1985. It has 40619 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 83 open jobs at Qualcomm, click here.
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