Job Description:

**Job Id** E1958188

**Job Title** Physical Design Engineer

**Post Date** 10/26/2017

**Company-Division** Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

**Job Area** Engineering – Hardware

**Location** California – San Diego

**Job Overview** Qualcomm’s Embedded Digital Physical Design Team is responsible for the drive and execution of all phases of the complete netlist-to-GDSII flow for all embedded digital circuits in Analog IP. Design scope ranges from block-level to chip-level across many QC product lines, including modem, transceiver, power management, and RF front-end.

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

**Minimum Qualifications** **Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years industry experience in 3 or more of the following areas:**

+ Physical implementation (Floorplanning, CTS, STA) for CPUs and GPUs in advanced technologies

+ STA tool and closure methodologies, including experience with MMMC and rapidly-advancing STA inputs

+ Power grid, clock tree, and low-power reduction implementation methods

+ Signal integrity and timing closure methodologies such as OCV/AOCV/Statistical

+ Floorplanning, Placement, CTS

+ Physical Verification, Conformal Low Power (CLP), IR drop analysis, Formal Verification

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Master’s degree

+ Power-aware yield estimation

+ Vmin optimization

+ Analysis methodologies and scripting

+ Library analysis and evaluations

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills

**Education Requirements** Required: Bachelor’s, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering

Preferred: Master’s, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering


**EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.**

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.