PMIC Digital RTL Lead at Qualcomm (San Diego, CA)

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Company:
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:
Engineering Group, Engineering Group > ASICS Engineering

General Summary:

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering with 5+ years of mobile phone or similar product experience in power systems, power grid analysis and design, hardware or PMIC transistor level design or design/development of design tools and test automation tools and 5+ years of Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.
OR
Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field and 5+ years of Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.
OR
PhD in Electrical Engineering or related field and 3+ years of Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.
• 5+ years of academic or professional experience using one or more of the following: IC design tools, PCB design tools, SPICE, MATLAB, Verilog/VHDL, C, Python.

Minimum Qualifications:
Researches, designs and develops hardware and software solutions at the chipset and/or feature level. Specifies power management products, functions and supporting software to meet these chipset level requirements. Tracks industry technology trends, interacts with key customers and other QCT tech teams to define these chipset and power management products. Ensures system-level performance and power metrics are met. Oversees test platform HW/SW development, test planning and post-silicon verification. Drives triage of problems at the system-level to determine root cause. Requires expertise in one or more of the following engineering disciplines: power electronics (switch mode and linear), high bandwidth/low latency control interfaces, thermal analysis, power distribution networks, firmware coding, Python or similar scripting languages, PCB layout and construction, battery chemistry and industry standard interfaces (e.g. DDR, R_UIM, SDIO, USB etc.). Uses design and simulation tools such as MATLAB, Excel and Mentor Graphics. Provides technical expertise for next generation initiatives.

Additional Job Description

Preferred Qualifications:• 6+ years of mobile phone or similar product experience in power systems, power grid analysis and design, hardware or PMIC transistor level design or design/development of design tools and test automation tools with a Master's degree in Electrical Engineer.• 3+ years of mobile phone or similar product experience in power systems, power grid analysis and design, hardware or PMIC transistor level design or design/development of design tools and test automation tools with a PhD.• 6+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas: SMPS, LDO, Buck Converters, Boost Converters, Clock system generation and distribution, Battery charging and USB, Wireless battery charger, Battery fuel gauging, Haptics ERM/LRA, Precision references, Mobile phone hardware, PWB design, Chipset infrastructure and digital interfaces.• 1+ years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports (only applies to positions with direct reports).• 1+ years of experience working in a large matrixed organization.• 1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director and above).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:• Uses technical expertise and tools/applications (e.g., SPICE, MATLAB, CADENCE, PYTHON, etc.) to execute and debug advanced system design of hardware and firmware of a complex chipset and/or module and creates design specifications and requirements. • Owns an entire system of chipset design; serves as project lead of PCB schematics and design layouts; educates team on cross system components; assists other team members.• Reviews complex tests from more junior team members and completes own tests to ensure that bugs are fully understood and analyzed. • Evaluates complex design features to identify potential flaws, compatibility issues, and/or compliance issues; advises less experienced engineers on design evaluations.• Documents complex details about materials, components, data, and functionality for a PMIC while being mindful of potential compatibility, safety, and compliance issues; assists less experienced engineers with their documentation.• Displays deep knowledge in a specific area; acquires advanced knowledge of industry trends, competitor products, and advances in the Power Management field from publicly available information; shares knowledge with others on team and helps less experienced engineers understand and apply advanced concepts.• Contributes to conversations to generate new ideas for next generation initiatives; provides recommendations for new directions to explore.

Physical Requirements
  • Frequently transports and install equipment up to 5 lbs.
  • Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g. standing or sitting).
  • Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.
  • Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.


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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.

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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 88 open jobs at Qualcomm, click here.
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