Job Description:

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Job Title

Industrial IoT Systems Standardization

Post Date




Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Standards Engineering

Job Area

Engineering – Systems


California – San Diego

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.

For this position we are seeking an Engineer to focus on standardization of industrial IoT as it relates to cellular communications.


+ In this position, the candidate is expected to become an expert on the application of 5G technologies to IoT and IIoT. Among other things, the candidate will develop architectures and technology, do system design, analyze performance, conduct simulations, and be involved in testbeds.

+ In this position the candidate is expected to participate in industry organizations such as 5G-ACIA and other industry organizations.

+ The candidate is expected to prepare technical contributions on relevant subjects for submission to standards/regulatory/industry groups to attend the meetings and give high quality presentations. She/he should work to obtain consensus, to proactively promote Qualcomm’s wireless technologies, and to protect Qualcomm’s interest in the emerging areas.

+ Particular focus should be on integration of industrial ethernet communications as well as upcoming field level communication standards.

+ The candidate is expected to operate in collaboration with different business units within the company, including research projects, business development, Government Affairs, product management and engineering groups.

+ The owner of this position will work in an exciting environment with a team of some of the most successful standardization and R&D engineers in the industry and will have frequent interaction with colleagues distributed internationally.

+ The candidate should be able to operate autonomously, assessing and justifying Qualcomm’s engagement in projects and industry initiatives.

+ Regular attendance of meetings with external organizations is required (4 to 6 meetings to be expected, distributed across North America, Europe and Asia).

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD or MS in EE plus 5 years of professional experience, or equivalent mix of education and experience, in communications or industrial control including a solid understanding of industrial field level communication technologies including industrial ethernet variants.

Preferred Qualifications

+ A good understanding of IEEE 802.1 TSN standards is preferred

+ Experience with integration of wireless technologies in an industrial environment is preferred.

+ A good understanding or background in wireless communication systems and wireless radio technology principles is preferred.

+ Solid understanding of 5G NR and the architectural concepts of a 5G network is a plus.

+ Experience in standardization working groups is highly desired, especially as related to 5G or IIoT.

+ Knowledge of spectrum allocation problems and the status of spectrum allocations worldwide is also a plus.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication, as well as interpersonal skills required.

+ Candidate should highlight any experience as an editor, rapporteur or chair of standards bodies.

Education Requirements

PhD or MS in EE plus 5 years of professional experience, or equivalent mix of education and experience, in communications or industrial control.

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.