Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

Automotive Chipset Architect

Post Date



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

Job Area

Engineering – Systems


California – San Diego

Job Overview

Member of the automotive chipset architecture team contributing to the system design and implementation of automotive platforms using Qualcomm ICs and operating from San Diego.

Candidate will need to demonstrate strong analytical skills and familiarity with top-down engineering design. Must be capable of converting high-level product requirements into architecture trade-offs and design parameters.

Experience with analysis and/or design of various power regulator topologies as well as familiarity with Power Grid Topologies and power distribution performance and challenges. Candidate will be responsible for system power grid designs for automotive devices.

Candidate will drive the use of key performance indicators (KPI) power, cost, board area, performance, etc. and ability to trade-off design parameters against KPIs.

Must have knowledge of current and evolving semiconductor technologies and their impact on chipset architecture. Will work closely with internal and external software, hardware and test teams across global sites and time zones.

Automotive System design and use case analysis to evaluate architectural changes to existing and new platforms. Candidate will be responsible for documentation and presentation of analysis and results to core teams and management.

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

+ 8+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

10+ years of design and architecture experience of SoC Chipsets based automotive and/or mobile platforms, or products, such as smartphones, laptops or tablets.

Excellent communication skills are required.

Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, etc.) is required.

Must have high initiative and be capable of delivering quality work with little to no direction.

Need to drive complex projects across multiple teams in a leadership role.

Knowledge of inter-chip interfaces is a plus. Experience with PMIC and Digital product optimization and chipset partitioning analysis, power distribution network analysis and architecture, or high-speed interface signal integrity/power integrity analysis and architecture is a plus. Experience with Infotainment and Connectivity chipsets and architectures a plusExperience with automotive power supply designs and Automotive standards such as AEC-Q100 and ISO26262 is a plus

Experience with Automotive or mobile BSP and Apps software such as Android, Linux, or QNX is a plus.

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering

Preferred: Master’s, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering

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.