Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Hardware Applications Engineering

Job 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.


Provides technical expertise of hardware through sales presentations, product demonstrations, installation and maintenance of company products. Assists the sales staff in assessing potential application of company products to meet customer needs and preparing detailed product specifications for the development and implementation of customer solutions. Ensures that the product solution is functioning according to specifications. May provide follow-up support to company sales staff and customer personnel by disseminating technical information on specific hardware areas. Assists customers with any questions, issues, or troubleshooting regarding hardware tools and products.

+ Responsible for End-to-End Support for Qualcomm RFFE product to customers through Qualcomm CASE system, Customization, Competitive Performance bench marking, Performance tuning & On-site support

+ Support Qualcomm Automotive RFFE products which include PA Module /Tuner/Power tracker/LNA and other discrete RF products from kick off to mass production by playing consultant/expert role to guide customer design and troubleshooting, help or work with customer on debug, triage with QCT internal different team for complicated issues when need other team help.

+ In charge of release Qualcomm RFFE product customer facing documents which include: Device Specification, Design Guideline, Device Reversion Guideline, Reference schematics, etc.

+ Provide RFFE product training and workshop to our regional team and customers;

+ Review customer projects Block diagram/RF configuration/schematic/layout/test result, and discuss with customer direct to have best tradeoff for performance, cost, etc.

+ Work with BD team for pre- and post-sales support;

+ Summarize the key and common issue/requirement from customers as apps notes.

+ Tuning the parameter and Hardware on customer project and/or QCT reference phone to archive the best tradeoff performance based on customers requirement.

+ Debugging customer project issues on customer board, and/or repeat the issues on QCT reference phone, and triage and drive to solve the issue when need other team help.

+ Frequency communication and regular conference with regional team to understand customer requirement, project status, key issues. Provide guideline to regional team, and triage their issue.

Minimum Qualifications

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

+ 2+ years Hardware Applications Engineering or Hardware Design experience or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Background on RF, through understand the PA and other RFFE theory which include RF matching process, key RF concept such as S-Parameter, Smith chart, max gain matching, NF, loading pull, none-linear behavior, etc.

+ Knowledge of wireless communication from 2G to 5G. Experience with Qualcomm platform is a plus

+ Working knowledge of Automotive RF Front end applications, qualification and reliability requirements

+ Familiar with the usage of network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, signal generator, oscilloscope, etc.

+ Understand the basically usage of PCB layout tools includes Allergro, OrCAD, PowerPCB.

+ Experiencing of using Agilent ADS, HFSS, matlab to do basic simulation in circuit, EM, and system level.

+ Experience on PCB level debugging which include soldering industry standard SMT component, blue wire, probe and measure the performance with different equipment;

+ Experience of using QC software tools include QRCT, QPST, QXDM is a plus.

Physical Requirements

+ 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.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors – Computer Science, Bachelors – Engineering, Bachelors – Information Systems

Work Experiences:



Preferred Qualifications


Work Experiences:



Content Development, Continuous Improvement (CI), Root Cause Analysis, Sales Presentations, Validation

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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.