Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

Engineer, Modem System Test


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

Job Area

Engineering – Test

Engineering – Systems


California – San Diego


As a member of QCT’s Modem System Test group, candidate will be responsible for verifying physical layer and/or network protocol requirements for complex digital modem ASIC products supporting 5GNR, LTE, UMTS and data technologies. Will conduct engineering tests and detailed experimental testing to collect design data or assist in research toward improving the quality of QC’s ASIC products.

Responsibilities will also include system level feature integration and test, developing/executing test strategies and test plans, troubleshooting/analyzing problems, optimizing system performance, executing/analyzing inter-operability tests with Infrastructure vendors, executing/analyzing field performance tests in wireless carrier networks , and supporting customers for product commercialization with wireless carriers including product technical acceptance. Candidate will be working with a multi-discipline team (Software Development, System Design, Customer Support, ASIC Design, RF Circuits and Hardware Design, etc.) to integrate, test and commercialize QCT products.

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.Preferred Qualifications

+ Digital communications systems, RF propagation, CDMA, OFDM, telecommunications concepts

+ Understanding of 5GNR/LTE/UMTS 3GPP Air interface specifications

+ Understanding of Physical/MAC layers and Call Processing concepts.

+ Understanding of wire line and wireless data protocol stacks including: RLP, PPP, IP, TCP, IPV6, and MIPV6.

+ Understanding of IP telephony network, SIP, IMS, and IP telephony standards.

+ Understanding of software development and testing concepts for wireless handsets for various air interface standards.

+ Familiarity with air interface performance analysis, characterization and optimization.

+ Exposure to programming in C, C++, Java,Perl, Python and shell scripting.

+ Exposure to commercial test simulators and test systems such as: Keysight, R&S, Spirent and Anritsu for wireless telephony product verification.

+ Handset test experience with UMTS/LTE operators or with commercial handset OEMs.

+ Experience and knowledge of field test requirements for performance and/or Product Technical Acceptance with Wireless Carriers

+ Experience and knowledge on GCF, PTCRB or carrier certification requirements for Product Technical Acceptance with Wireless Carriers

+ Communication skills, effective team player, able to work independently.

Education Requirements

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

Preferred: Master’s degree in Computer Engineering 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.