Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Services Group, Engineering Services Group > Engineering Technician

Qualcomm Overview:

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.

General Summary

GENERAL SUMMARY:Manages, sets up, and maintains benches, testers, and other equipment. Responsible for installing, upgrading, configuring, and optimizing utilization of equipment and components. Performs measurements and executes test plans, as well as failure analysis and debugging of issues. Monitors manual and automated equipment performance, troubleshoots issues, and repairs as needed. Documents SOP of equipment and processes. Responsible for upkeeping and implementing housekeeping and safety standards in the workplace.The responsibilities of this role include: • Works under some supervision.• Provides some supervision/guidance to other members; does not have direct reports.• Responsible for own work. Decision-making is limited. Impact of decisions is readily apparent. Errors made typically only impact timeline (i.e., require additional time to correct).• Requires verbal and written communication skills to convey information that may be somewhat complex to others who may have limited knowledge of the subject in question. Role may require basic negotiation and influence, cooperation, tact, and diplomacy, etc. • Most tasks require multiple steps which can be performed in various orders; some planning and prioritization must occur to complete the tasks effectively; mistakes may result in some rework.• Some creativity may be required to troubleshoot technical problems or deal with novel circumstances.• Deductive problem solving is required to solve moderately complex problems; most problems have defined processes of diagnosis/detection; some limited data analysis may be required.The responsibilities of this role do not include: • Does not have financial accountability.• Has no influence over key organizational decisions.• Does not have a role in strategic planning.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Sets up and maintains benches, testers, and other equipment. Installs, upgrades, and configures moderately complex equipment and components, with minimal supervision.• Performs moderately complex measurements and produces necessary documentation.• Monitors equipment performance and identifies and analyzes failures or malfunctions. • Troubleshoots and performs basic repair work, rework, removal, and adjustments to equipment as necessary.• Sets up test equipment using hand tools or automatic test methods to perform moderately complex tests of circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies.• Documents test results, KPIs, and other outcomes, and maintains malfunction records.• Executes manual and automated test plans and provides some input on test cases and test procedures. Reproduces and debugs moderately complex issues.• Conducts analyses to identify, troubleshoot, and/or diagnose simple technical issues, escalating to leaders as needed.• Gathers, integrates, and creates reports on data and information from stakeholders to understand simple specifications and develop basic solutions.• Collaborates with individuals inside own team and with other teams to complete project work.• Tracks the purchasing, shipping, receiving and usage of inventory for test labs, field engineering, and business unit projects.


+ Frequently transports between floors, offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.

+ Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 25 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.

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Preferred Qualifications


Work Experiences:



Engineering Concepts, Engineering Technology, Industrial Safety, Post Implementation Support, System Designs

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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.

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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.