Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Systems 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.


As a Mechanical Engineer, you will work with system architects, members of the platform/system team, and other cross-functional teams to conceive and execute the product throughout its life-cycle.

Roles and Responsibilities

+ Plan, conceptualize, and create mechanical designs for new products in collaboration with cross-functional team members

+ Develop test processes, and perform testing and validation of new designs

+ Generate working prototypes for beta testing and customer demonstration

+ Perform engineering calculations to support design work

+ Create and review technical drawings, plans, and specifications

+ Create guidelines, documentation, assembly instructions, and tools to support design process and success

+ Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams, and work with vendors and contractors

+ Work through Design For Manufacturing (DFM) aspects with vendors, contractors & internal team members

+ Participate and provide recommendations for mechanical design specifications and standards with respect to product design, manufacturing and various regulatory agency requirements to figure out design trade-offs necessary to meet design goals.

+ Perform detailed documentation to track project development and design process

+ Deliver high quality mechanical design within schedules & low cost

+ Work on system/platform bring-up, test/debug and successful release to production

Preferred Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or in a related field; BS with 12+ years or MS with 10+ years experience

+ Firm grasp of engineering concepts, and experience designing products/systems (pizza-box to multi-slot chassis with back/mid-planes) for Data Center, Communications fields

+ Experience using CAD software such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, or similar

+ Prior experience in design, test, and delivering systems from inception to production

+ Good knowledge/experience of delivering high quality designs for high-power ASIC packages, heatsink mounting, ILMs, and other components in densely populated PCB designs/systems

+ Excellent math skills: ability to apply advanced mathematical principles and statistics to solve problems

+ Familiarity/experience in working and analyzing thermal simulation results

+ Familiarity with Electromagnetic Compliance (EMI/EMC)

+ Excellent technical and problem-solving skills and reasoning ability

+ Ability to communicate effectively and clearly

+ Must be self-motivated and a great team worker

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:

5+ years of Systems engineering or related work experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Work Experiences:



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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.