**Job Id** E1958807
**Job Title** Antenna Hardware Engineer – Qualcomm Research San Diego
**Post Date** 11/28/2017
**Company-Division** Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Corporate Research & Development at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/research
**Job Area** Engineering – Hardware
**Location** California – San Diego
**Job Overview** QUALCOMM Corp R&D has a mission to advance core LTE, 802.11, Massive-MIMO, Millimeter-Wave, C-V2X, and other advanced wireless communication technologies.
Key innovations in 3G and 4G were conceived and brought to market by Qualcomm Corporate R&D. Now, leading edge 5G research, demonstration and implementation are
some of the key focus areas. Support design and development of practical antenna systems for future generation of smartphones, computing platforms, medical sensors,
IoT devices, embedded modems, automotive communication/navigation systems, satellite/air-to-ground terminals, and other mobile and fixed wireless access devices.
Perform tradeoff analysis and feasibility study for new antenna/RF architectures that lead to performance improvement, size reduction and lower cost.
Support technology development of next generation antenna applications in the areas of WWAN, WLAN, WPAN, Position Location, Wireless Charging,
SATCOM, Air-to-Ground and Autonomous Driving.
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
**Minimum Qualifications** -Electromagnetic theory with application in antenna, RF/Microwave circuit and network theory.
-Experience with antenna types for broadband and multiband applications
-Experience with antenna array theory and associated measurement methods
-Design experience with antennas used in mobile and small wearable devices such as PIFA/WIFA, folded monopole, loop and others
**Preferred Qualifications** -Working knowledge of commercial EM simulation software such as HFSS, CST, SEMCAD or IE3D, and circuit analysis software such as ADS or Eagleware.
-Knowledge of pertinent radiated and antenna performance parameters and methods to characterize them.
-Familiar with OTA performance testing.
-Experience with LTE, CDMA, WCDMA, GSM mobile cellular standard
-Experience in AutoCAD or ProE
**Education Requirements** Master’s or PhD’s degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in antennas, microwave and electromagnetics.
**EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.**
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.