Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

Power Amplifier Design Optimization Engineers (San Diego, CA)

Post Date




Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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

Job Area

Engineering – Customer Engineering


California – San Diego

Job Overview

Qualcomm is the world leader in wireless chipsets powering the majority of 3G & 4G devices, the largest fabless semiconductor in the world, and is widely regarded as one of the most employee friendly companies in the high-tech marketplace. Qualcomm is looking for RFIC applications engineers with demonstrated experience in RF characterization and debug to join our Qualcomm Front-end Team (QFE) and participate in the development for emerging mobile wireless applications. Join this rapidly growing team to develop highly integrated and innovative multi-mode/multi-band power amplifiers in emerging worldwide wireless standards such as LTE and UMTS. Responsibilities include RFIC characterization/validation/debug, and using lab automation to improve the speed of new product introduction.


Validation of power amplifier devices in automated lab environment which includes precision RF measurements and correlation with the customer and production environments. Support Field Applications team with deeper measurements and analysis. Direct customer technical interface with key customers in San Diego and Asia. Translating standards and applying to lab measurements. As an Applications Engineer, you will play a significant role in designing RFIC solutions for rapidly expanding markets in Wireless Connectivity in 3G/4G Cellular. Come be a part of a team that is changing the way we live and communicate. This position will require travel domestically and internationally (avg. 1 week per month)

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

Minimum Qualifications


5 or more years of professional experience in the following areas:

– Applications or customer facing role.

– Working with analog principles and design at the board level

– Debugging analog/RF issues.

Preferred Qualifications

Wireless communications experience

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s, Electrical Engineering

Preferred: Masters or Doctorate, 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.