Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > ASICS Engineering

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

Qualcomm has a mission to develop and implement high performance and energy efficient mobile devices and chipsets using the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing processes . Qualcomm mobile SoCs, is currently seeking candidates with strong IP modeling, Char tool know-how and hands-on experience and automation skills. Familiar with custom circuit design and verification and modeling flow. Hands-on experience in reliability modeling, EDA tool automation and validation for at least one FinFET tech node. Good understanding of statistical Liberty timing, power model along with APL and EM/IR views and tools. Silicon reliability modeling, validation with multiple foundries & EDA house be a plus. If you have expertise in these areas and are excited by driving leading edge semiconductor technologies to real life, this is the opportunity for you.This position is scoped as a Staff Engineer role, but this team is open to considering candidates at Engineer, Sr. Engineer, and Staff Engineer level.

ResponsibilitiesCandidates will be responsible for develop and maintain all aspects digital logic cell back-end, timing, power modeling and characterization across several process technologies and CAD tools for latest process tech nodes across multiple foundries.- Drive custom Logic and memory IP max. power, APL, EM, IR, self-heating model & characterization flow with good accuracy- Optimize and automate all aspects of the accurate worst power, thermal, EM modelling and characterization across product categories- Systematically Debug and root-cause relevant modeling accuracy, and down-stream EDA tool integration aspects.

The ideal candidate would possess the following Qualifications – Very good automation and scripting skills in C++. Perl, tcl, excel, – In depth technical knowledge of CMOS, FinFET logic and transistor, basic of digital circuit design optimization – Experienced in Hspice/Totem/Apache simulation for power, thermal/Self-heating, EM reliability analysis tools – Familiarity with Verilog and RTL simulation & knowledge of PTSI/PTPX and thermal, max power PPA analysis trade-off – MS 6+ years or PhD and 3+ years of industry experience – 2+ years of Custom Logic/Memory Reliability/Modeling/char EDA tool Hands-on experience – 1+ years of hands-on experience in analyzing and characterizing digital logic in leading edge CMOS processes – Very good knowledge of Synopsys, Cadence Characterization tools and Totem/Redhawk and views – Good Knowledge of Spice simulation models, design rules verification procedures (like DRC/LVS/ERC) – Ability to write scripts and automation in Perl, C/C++, tcl, Python – CAD automation for data mining and processing – Direct experience with the most advanced technology nodes. Candidate must have significant exposure to validation of the reliability, EM, IR compliance for custom circuits for at least couple of tech nodes. – Familiar with industry standard views, Liberty formats for foundation IPs & worked on development of the same for Customcell/Memories/Logic – Experience in STA, physical design is a plus – Ability to work in multi-site project teams, third party vendors to drive cutting edge tools, flows in QCOM environment for high quality reliability and thermal model char flow and sign-off methodologies – Interfacing with customers; Good communication and leadership skills to execute and deliver project goals in a timely manner


+ 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 – Engineering, Bachelors – Science

Work Experiences:

5+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Bachelors – Computer Engineering, Bachelors – Computer Science, Bachelors – Electrical Engineering

Work Experiences:

8+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience. ,2+ years experience with architecture and design tools. ,2+ years experience with scripting tools and programming languages. ,2+ years experience with design verification methods. ,1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above).



ASIC Verification, Matlab C, Multicore System-On-Chip (SoC), Perl Programming, Simulation Software

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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.