Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

Chipset Architect and Systems Engineer

Post Date



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

Job Area

Engineering – Systems


United States

California – San Diego

Job Overview

Qualcomms Chipset Architecture and systems team drive the analysis and recommendations for chipset partitioning. power distribution network, clock distribution network, and interfaces for our industry-leading chipsets. The team drives component, cost and performance targets and collaborates with chip architecture teams towards the goal of best in class products for our customers.

We have exciting & dynamic technical leadership positions available in platform optimization and power distribution areas. QCT Chipset Architecture team is looking for System Architects across tiers from high-tier to low-tier.


+ Analysis of Smartphone/compute/auto/IOT requirements, mapping of requirements to chipsets, discrete components and development of architectural specifications.

+ Development of Chipset/Discrete-component partition with emphasis on overall product cost, performance, flexibility, scalability and reusability.

+ Definition of chipset interface electrical and logical specifications ensuring consistency and plug & play functionality within product families. Analysis of discrete components, cost, power and performance.

+ Setting targets for and driving bill of materials and cost reduction, and best in class power and user experience.

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.

+ 2+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ BS with 7 yrs or MS with 5 yrs experience in system or chipset development for wireless/handheld applications.

+ High-tier, mid-tier and low-tier Smartphone and/or Compute/Auto/IOT platform development.

+ Understanding of Power & Clock supply architecture for Smartphones, compute and other devices, memory subsystem requirements and architecture.

+ Wireless technologies, semiconductors, packaging, board level design or development.

+ Modeling and Simulation Tools for functionality, performance, power, cost.

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.