Modem Power Systems Engineering at Qualcomm (San Diego, CA)

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Company:
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:
Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Modem Technologies

General Summary:

Over the last few decades the Modem systems group at Qualcomm has been instrumental in driving the mobile communication revolution which has touched every aspects of our modern life. From the early days of CDMA to 3G UMTS to 4G LTE , LTE Advanced and now onto 5G NR, Qualcomm modem systems group has been a key player in moving these technologies from concept to lab to actual mass scale real life deployments. You now have an opportunity of joining this team which drove the 4G LTE based smartphone revolution and is now best positioned to expand into new areas such as 5G NR, IoT, Vehicular communication(V2X).

The QCT modem systems power team focuses on achieving industry leading power consumption on Qualcomm modems. In this position, you will be involved in all stages of the design cycle with multiple teams (from the RF to the baseband, from physical layer to protocol layer, from SW to FW to HW) guiding the power-efficient design of the end-end solution. Responsibilities include:

  • Identification, analysis and triage of system level issues to optimize power
  • System level power modeling, analysis and optimization for Qualcomm Modem solutions
  • Optimizing power-efficiency and performance of current generation designs and helping to architect future products
  • Guiding multi-functional groups through the design cycle to realize the power targets set forth at the inception of the project
  • Architecting of power efficient systems
  • Design of power features and working with a wide set of teams across the company (systems, software, hardware, etc.) in the productization


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

Minimum Qualifications:• Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field and 2+ years of Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.
OR
Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field and 1+ years of Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.
OR
PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in EE,ECE, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in Modem Communication systems design and/or Architecture.
  • Experience in software or hardware design, development, and commercialization of System-level modem or power features.
  • Modem architecture, software engineering and simulation design, microprocessor architecture, embedded software, data network protocols knowledge.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Passion for learning and intellectual curiosity.
  • Systems/HW background with a good understanding of microprocessor architecture and modem architecture.
  • 3-5 years of experience in wireless communications industry - PHY/physical layer
  • Software engineering and simulation design, microprocessor architecture, embedded software, data network protocols are also useful


The responsibilities of this role do not include: • Supervising direct reports.• Influence over key organizational decisions.

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: 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.

Applicants: If you are an individual with a 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 to be able participate in the hiring process. Qualcomm is also committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities. Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Qualcomm. Staffing and recruiting agencies and individuals being represented by an agency are not authorized to use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes, and any such submissions will be considered unsolicited. Qualcomm does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Qualcomm employees or any other company location. Qualcomm is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

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 91 open jobs at Qualcomm, click here.
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