Job Description:

**Job Id** E1958034

**Job Title** Bench Characterization Engineer

**Post Date** 11/27/2017

**Company-Division** Qualcomm Atheros Inc

Qualcomm Atheros at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qca

**Job Area** Engineering – Hardware

**Location** California – San Jose

**Job Overview** This position requires someone who has experience in SERDES and Mixed Signal interface characterization on bench. Main responsibilities include defining and overseeing the development of methodologies and characterization of High Speed Interfaces (PCIE, USB3, USB2, SATA, SGMII, XFI/USXGMII) and Mixed Signal blocks such as PLLs, ADCs and DACs. Responsibilities: Develop plans and execute the characterization. Review board schematics, Layout and PISI Simulations (board & PKG) Interface with Design, System Validation, Board and PKG teams for any associated debugs.

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

**Minimum Qualifications** At least 3 years of experience with the following:

+ SERDES Characterization/Validation.

+ Mixed Signal IP characterization/validation.

+ Signal Integrity and Jitter Analysis concepts.

+ Hands on experience with lab equipment such as Oscilloscopes, TDRs/VNAs, JBERT, etc.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ SERDES/High Speed Digital Circuits design experience.

+ Mixed Signal Design Experience

+ Experience with scripting languages like Python/C#.

+ Experience with Board/Package design.

**Education Requirements** BS ECE with minimum 6+ years of experience OR

MS ECE with minimum 3-5 years of experience

**EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.**

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