Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

3GPP SA2 standardization


Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area

Engineering – Systems


United States

California – San Diego


We seek a 3GPP System Engineer with demonstrated experience in wireless system design and standardization, with a focus on system level end-to-end design, system architecture and 5G core network and protocols.

The focus of the job includes design and standardization of 5G features at the system level, especially Stage 2 level, including 3GPP SA2 design aspects.

The candidate is expected to directly participate in team design activities, studying design issues related to the latest 5G core/system features and working on innovative solutions to them.

The candidate is also expected to develop technical contributions based on those designs, give high quality presentations of them in 3GPP, work to obtain consensus, and proactively promote Qualcomm wireless technologies.

Attendance to 3GPP SA working group 2 (SA2) is an essential part of the job. Consequently, the candidate is expected to be available to travel frequently for week-long meetings (on average 6 to 8 meetings per year are to be expected, distributed between Europe, North America and Asia). Attendance to other industry groups may also become part of the job.

The candidate will operate in collaboration with different business units within the company, including research projects and product groups. The candidate will work in an exciting environment with a team of some of the brightest systems engineers in the industry and will have frequent interaction with other engineering disciplines.

Preferred location for the position is San Diego, USA.


+ Solid expertise in 3GPP system architecture, in particular 5G Core, Service Based Architecture (SBA), etc

+ Good understanding of wireless radio technology principles. In particular, a solid knowledge of the 3GPP Non-Access Stratum and of the related features up to 3GPP Release 15 is required

+ Experience in wireless system design is essential

+ Experience in 3GPP working groups is preferable, especially in SA2 or other 3GPP SA/CT working groups

+ A good understanding of basic radio access principles is a plus

+ A good understanding of key business concepts and being able to relate this to various business strategies for both Qualcomm and others in the industry is also a plus **ADDITIONAL SKILLS**

+ Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills is required.

+ Candidate should highlight any experience as an editor, rapporteur or chair of standards bodies.

+ Ability to work independently **EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS** PhD, Masters or equivalent mix of education and experience, in a field related to communications, preferable wireless (cellular) communications.

Education Requirements

+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

+ 5+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.

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.

About Qualcomm

Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.