Power Management Systems Engineer, Wired and Wireless Charging
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
Engineering – Hardware
California – San Diego
Arizona – Chandler
California – Santa Clara
A Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT) Power Systems Engineer is responsible for the development of system architectures and integrated circuit specifications for power management integrated circuits (PMICs) and power management units (PMUs) in portable consumer electronics such as smart phones, tablets and computing devices. These devices contain multiple voltage domains requiring a highly-integrated power system that includes DC/DC converters, linear voltage regulators (LDOs), Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS), including buck and boost voltage regulators, linear and switch mode battery chargers, fuel gauges, crystal oscillators and clock systems, precision references and current sources, comparators, audio amplifiers, video amplifiers and analog to digital converters (ADC). This specific role is focused on wireless and wired battery charging.
You will work with QCT’s Power Systems and Analog IC Power Management Teams to define and implement state of the art power systems and circuits for a variety of mobile devices and platforms. Responsibilities will include the research, specification and system design, both hardware and software of wireless and wired battery chargers and battery management systems.
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
+ 2+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.
+ Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering and 3 years of professional experience in power system design or PhD in Electrical Engineering with a focus on power system design.
+ Knowledge of wireless charging protocols and their underlying principles
+ Experience with the Qi specification as defined by the WPC
+ Knowledge of electro-magnetic principles in the context of wireless charging coils and antennas
+ Experience with Li-Ion battery charging principles
+ Experience with USB-IF standards related to charging, BC1.2 and PD
+ System level design of analog and mixed-signal PMICs
+ DC-DC converter operational and design principles
+ Ultra-low-power system architecture
+ VerilogAMS, VerilogA or VerilogPLI
Preferred: Master’s or PhD
EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.
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.