Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

RF ATE Test Development Engineer

Post Date



Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area

Engineering – Hardware


California – San Diego

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.

The RF ATE Test Development Engineer will develop ATE test solutions, both hardware and software, used for ATE testing of RF Receivers/Transmitters/Transceiver, analog, and mixed signal ASICs devices for cellular applications. These devices are highly integrated with DA, Mixers, DACs/ADCs, LNAs, HSIO, and VCOs. Job responsibilities for the position include 1st silicon debug, ATE test development, test correlation analysis, product documentation, test limit (guardband) generation, test time reduction and yield variance control.

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

+ 2+ years Hardware Engineering experience or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Focus/course work in Radio Frequency design and testing.

+ Experience in programing C++, VBA, or Java or similar languages.

+ Experience with scripting software languages such as Python, Perl, VB to automate tasks.

+ Experience with circuits operating above 20GHz.

+ Validation, characterization, and production test of RF Transceiver integrated chips.

+ Characterization of RF circuits with fully integrated SOCs.

+ Experience with at least 1 ATE test platform: Advantest-93k, NI-STS, Teradyne-uFlex.

+ Experience with development of software using Smart Test, IGXL, Labview, C++, and Java to test Integrated Circuits.

+ Lab equipment knowledge, must be able to use common lab bench equip (oscilloscope, voltmeter, power meter, spectrum analyzer, VNA)

+ Familiarity with the New Product Introduction process.

+ Understanding of test methodology for cellular standards.

+ Experience with development of test hardware utilizing team approach, reviewing schematics and layouts.

+ Loadboard design experience and understanding hardware layout, ability to review and comprehend RF routing (microstrip, stripline, coplanar) power grids, digital routes.

+ Statistical Analysis Capability (Datapower, Excel, SEDana, etc).

+ Familiarity with de-embedding of RF fixtures (s2p, citi).

+ Experience troubleshooting hardware and software to develop test solutions.

+ Ability to analyze,debug and develop hardware and software.

+ Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.

+ Highly motivated, fast learner, team player.

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

Preferred: Master’s, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

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.

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.