Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

RF Electromagnetic (EM) Engineer

Post Date




Qualcomm Atheros Inc

Qualcomm Atheros at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qca

Job Area

Engineering – Hardware


California – San Jose

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.

QCT’s RF EM Team is actively seeking engineers with demonstrated experience in the design, EM simulation and circuit modeling of passive RF passive components for use in our RFIC designs.


+ Design and develop RF passive components for use in the next generation of highly integrated RF integrated circuits in deep sub-micron 28nm and 14ff CMOS and SOI technologies.

+ Work with the circuit design team to optimize component sizes and performance for use in RF circuit blocks.

+ Deliver components that include compact models, and DRC clean physical designs.

+ Execute isolation analysis and optimization to reduce on-chip and chip to package coupling.

+ Optimization of multichip carriers for RF systems, focusing on loss and isolation.

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

+ 5+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience in the design and simulation of RF passive components such as inductors, transformers, MOM capacitors and passive filters.

+ Demonstrated abilities with EM simulation techniques and tool including MoM EM solvers and HFSS.

+ Experience with circuit design and layout using Cadence tools and Agilent ADS.

+ Compact RLCK Model extraction of multiport passive components.

+ Ability to use EM tools to predict circuit level electric and magnetic coupling.

+ Passionate self-starter and team player with experience in project leadership and multi-tasking.

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, or related field.

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.