High-Speed Analog & Mixed-Signal PHY Design Engineer — San Diego, CA/Raleigh, NC
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
Engineering – Hardware
California – San Diego
North Carolina – Raleigh
Qualcomm’s Mixed-Signal PHY design team is actively looking for analog and mixed-signal circuit designer to work on SerDes PHY designs. This designer will be involved in delivering next-generation PHY designs for SoCs and will be part of a growing team involved in architecture analysis in leading-edge CMOS process technology nodes at 7nm and beyond. Design goals also include low-power analog designs to address Qualcomm’s low-power wireless products.
The primary responsibility of this position entails working within a team to deliver analog and mixed-signal transistor level circuit designs along with the physical layouts of the high speed circuits for high-speed, low-power PHY SerDes blocks.
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
+ Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, or related field.
+ 5+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.
+ Master’s Degree plus 3-15 years of analog design experience – or -PhD with analog design internship experience up to 10 years of experience plus:
+ Experience in designing op-amps, band gaps, differential amplifiers, LDO
+ Experience with VCO, PLL, Charge pump, DLL, High Speed Clock Distribution, CTLE/DFE, CDR
+ Experience in using SPICE simulators (Cadence Analog Artist experience is preferred).
+ Experience using schematic capture tools (Virtuoso preferred).
+ Signal integrity in high speed wireline design
+ Full-custom analog layout techniques and the ability to take a design and do all the layout extract verification and sign-off
+ Understanding of FinFet process effects on designs and layout.
+ Understanding of PCIe, USB or Gigabit Ethernet protocol is highly preferred.
Required: Master’s, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Doctorate, 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.
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.