**Job Id** T1957756
**Job Title** Mask Layout Design Careers @ QUALCOMM – San Diego & Irvine
**Company-Division** Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
**Job Area** Engineering Support
**Location** United States
California – Irvine
California – San Diego
**Overview** Qualcomm is looking for mask layout designers to work on mixed signal and other analog layout designs in the latest technology nodes. You will join a team responsible for creating, verifying, and revising while working with Cadence and Mentor tools in a version-controlled design environment. As a mask layout designer, you will be an integral part of the engineering team in ongoing project and process development. You will demonstrate strong verification and debugging skills; assist in project and group planning and methodology improvement; and demonstrate leadership and excellent communication skills and teamwork.
+ Create high performance mixed signal blocks, modules and ASICs from concept to tapeout; DAC, BBRx, ADC, PLL, DLL, LDO, Audio Codec, LNA, Mixer, VCO
+ Perform detailed custom layout including floorplan, placement, routing, verification, and release of final database for high frequency RF circuits.
+ Implement designs in the most advanced process nodes; work within complex design rules and constraints
+ Revise and debug existing designs in a timely manner
+ Implement details of the circuit engineer’s design specification
+ Work smoothly with remote design centers in the US and overseas **Minimum Qualifications:**
+ Experience with custom Analog/Mixed-Signal design layout at block / device level
+ Excellent debugging skills
+ Excellent communication skills **Preferred Qualifications:**
+ 5+ years of experience in chip, module, and device level custom analog design using Cadence Virtuoso and Mentor Calibre tools
+ 2+ years of experience collaborating with remote design teams
+ Advanced knowledge of Caliber DRC/ERC/LVS verification and debugging tools, Virtuoso XL, and schematic driven layout design flow
**Education Requirements** Required: Certificate / Associate’s Degree in Mask Layout Design
**EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.**
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.