Company:Qualcomm Intl Inc., Mexico Branch Office
Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Systems Engineering
Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age – and this is where you come in.
5G Systems Engineer position providing opportunity to work closely with leading wireless operators, infrastructure vendors and R&D Teams across the globe on cutting-edge wireless technologies.This engineering position provides an opportunity to work closely with leading wireless operators, infrastructure vendors and R&D Teams across the globe on cutting-edge wireless technologies such as 5G/LTE-Advanced/LTE/Wi-Fi Advanced. Responsibilities include 5G/LTE-A/Wi-Fi systems integration, performance characterization and optimization, debugging support, demos and over the air (OTA) field trials of new features. Further responsibilities include working with the network equipment provider to resolve any inter-operability issues, evaluate system performance including coverage, capacity and mobility. Additional areas of responsibility include design, optimization, capacity estimation and management, debugging of air-interface and core-network issues, system parameter recommendations, participating in new technology inter-operability tests and field trials in conjunction with R&D teams, lab performance studies, authoring white-papers and documents on new wireless technologies and standards. The candidate should have an academic background in digital communications, wireless and computer communication networks. The successful candidate should have the ability to understand detailed technical design, implementation and issues related to 5G/LTE-A/Wi-Fi technologies. The candidate should be able to provide onsite support to mobile operators worldwide to help roll out and enhance their 5G/LTE-A/Wi-Fi networks. Position requires significant customer interaction and ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams. Up to 30% Travel Required.
• Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.
• Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs.
• Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).
• Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.
• Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.
+ Interact with wireless Operators to investigate and characterize the performance of 5G/LTE-A/Wi-Fi networks in various aspects ranging from core network, air interface, to devices and applications
+ Use handset and network infrastructure based advanced tools to accurately measure existing and potential network performance
+ RF and OTA parametric optimization and troubleshooting involving the use of various complex data collection and post-processing tools to assess wireless network performance and propose solutions to problems
+ RF Network Planning, including propagation model calibration, link budget definition, network planning tool configuration, coverage and capacity planning and network growth dimensioning
+ Support the development and evaluation of infrastructure vendor RFPs for 5G/LTE/Wi-Fi networks
+ Support development of forward looking solutions to address network operator growth and expansion plans covering all network entities
+ Support efforts related to wireless network voice/data capacity estimation and techniques to mitigate/manage cellular network congestion
+ Develop white-papers, conference contributions, technical memos, new technology training documents and detailed technical presentations.
+ Use in-house simulation platforms written in C/C++/MATLAB with live network traffic data and develop solutions to improve network performance & efficiency
+ Ability to present complex technical ideas and results to multi-level, multi-disciplinary internal and external audiences
Skills and Experience:
+ Good knowledge of cellular (5N NR, and LTE-A Wi-Fi advanced) technologies.
+ Academic course-work in some of the following areas: Digital Communications, Mobile Communications (including wireless propagation, CSMA, CDMA, OFDM principles), Communication Theory/Systems, Error Correcting Codes, Computer networks (TCP/IP), Probability theory & Random processes, Linear Algebra, DSP, MIMO techniques and Wireless Networks
+ Exposure to network planning, measurement and optimization tools such as Atoll, Asset3G, iBwave, QXDM, TEMS, Ethereal, Actix, Agilent, R&S, Spirent, PCtel is a strong plus
+ Academic projects and research in digital communications, wireless or computer networks including technical conference paper submissions is considered a strong plus
+ Experience with data services including knowledge of protocols such as RTP/TCP/UDP/IP is a strong plus
+ Background in 3GPP protocol standards, design, development, integration and verification, call processing of cellular (5G/LTE-A) and WLAN systems or networks is a strong plus
+ Knowledge of Wi-Fi is a plus
+ Programming skills in C/C++/Perl/Python/MATLAB and proven programming project experience using these is a plus
Bachelors – Computer Science, Bachelors – Engineering, Bachelors – Information System
+ MSEE with a senior focus in Wireless Communication Systems.
+ Relevant engineering experience in cellular networks or research in wireless communications/network is a plus.
+ Verbal and written communications skills in English and Spanish
Bachelors – Computer Science, Bachelors – Engineering, Bachelors – Information Systems
Applicants: If you need an accommodation, during the application/hiring process, you may request an accommodation by sending email to accommodationsupport
To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Qualcomm. Staffing and recruiting agencies and individuals being represented by an agency are not authorized to use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes, and any such submissions will be considered unsolicited. Qualcomm does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Qualcomm employees or any other company location. Qualcomm is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.
If you would like more information about this role, please contact Qualcomm Careers (http://www.qualcomm.com/contact/corporate) .
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—we invent breakthrough technologies that transform how the world connects, computes, and communicates.
Employment Notices for US-based Job Postings
Equal Employment Opportunity (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)
“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement
Pay Transparency NonDiscrimination Provision (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)
Employee Polygraph Protection Act
Family Medical Leave Act (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/legacy/files/fmlaen.pdf)
Rights of Pregnant Employees
Discrimination and Harassment (https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2020/10/Workplace-Discrimination-Poster_ENG.pdf)
California Family Rights Act
Prepare and succeed
Qualcomm Interview FAQs (https://www.qualcomm.com/company/careers/faqs)
Employment Fraud Alert
We have received reports of employment scams that seek financial or personal information from job candidates. Please note these communications are fraudulent. Click here (https://www.qualcomm.com/employment-fraud-alert) to view our Employment Fraud Alert.
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.