Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Operations Group, Operations Group > Product Management

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.


Directs daily activities for Qualcomm branded Modules for the Automotive Business Unit. This position will lead the definition of Modules using the latest Qualcomm chipsets for Automotive Applications. Establishes Module Cost Targets in line with Market Requirements and works closely with Engineering, Packaging and Sourcing to constantly improve Product Cost. Maintains the opportunity funnel for Qualcomm branded Modules for Mass Production and Sampling Requirements. Coordinates detail RFQ responses for specific customer opportunities for Qualcomm branded Automotive Modules.

The responsibilities of this role include:

+ Working independently with little supervision.

+ Making decisions that are significant in impact; maintains rapid progress and removes roadblocks.

+ Using verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels. Negotiates with external parties and internal groups for necessary support.

+ Provides support for other aspects of module product management and operational aspects.


+ Write and maintain Module level PRDs for Qualcomm branded modules for key module specifications including specific Product Cost Requirements.

+ Sets appropriate Product Cost targets based on Market Requirements and Competitive offerings and translates them into operational plans.

+ Identifies and establishes appropriate SKUs for Modules to optimize market coverage and profitability. Works closely with Engineering and Packaging to ensure designs are being completed with cost targets as a primary requirement.

+ Working with the Sales Organization and Business Unit Domain Leads on maintenance of the Opportunity funnel for Modules. Regularly update financial views based on the opportunity funnel and input latest view on probabilities of winning specific programs.

+ Coordination of sample requirements for modules with Sales Ops and Program Management. Provide regular forecasting for pre-production samples.

+ Coordination of Product Kits for all modules including software release contents and provision of customer support. Propose changes, updates and modifications to Product Kit elements specifically targeting modules.

+ Assist in the development of customer pricing proposals using regularly updated costs and cost models.

+ Coordinate necessary materials from internal functional teams for RFI and RFQ responses as well as detailed Module related customer responses in a timely fashion.

+ Assemble and maintain up to date information and intelligence on competitive module offerings. Benchmark Qualcomm offerings versus competitive intelligence on an ongoing basis.


(All competencies below are required upon entry)

+ Analytical Skills – The ability to collect information and identify fundamental patterns/trends in data. This includes the ability to gather, integrate, and interpret information from several sources.

+ Building Trusting Relationships – The ability to build trusting, collaborative relationships and rapport with different types of people and businesses. This includes delivering on commitments and maintaining confidential information, as well as being approachable, showing interest in the other person, and relating well to people regardless of personality or background.

+ Communication – The ability to convey information clearly and accurately, as well as choosing the most effective method of delivery (e.g., email, phone, face-to-face). This includes using a technically sound communication style both verbally and in writing.

+ Creating the New and Different – The ability to be creative. This includes the ability to produce breakthrough ideas, being a visionary, managing innovation, seeing multiple futures, having broad interests and knowledge, and gaining support in order to translate new ideas into solutions.

+ Decision Making – The ability to make quick, accurate decisions. This includes the ability to weigh alternatives sometimes in the absence of hard data.

+ Getting Work Done – The ability to be organized, resourceful, and planful. This includes the ability to leverage multiple resources to get things done and lay out tasks in sufficient detail.

+ Mentoring and Coaching – The ability to develop, coach, and mentor associates.

+ Product Management – The ability to direct a comprehensive product strategy and how to introduce them into the Automotive market and ecosystem.


+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or related field.

+ 5+ years Product Management or related work experience.


+ 10+ years Product Management, Engineering or other related work experience.

+ Background in the development of HW products (e.g. Modules, Mobile devices, IOT or Consumer Electronics)

+ Knowledge of the silicon industry and technology

+ Master’s Degree in Engineering or Business Administration.


+ 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.

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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.