**Job Id** E1960306
**Job Title** RF New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineer
**Post Date** 11/08/2017
**Company-Division** Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
**Job Area** Engineering – Hardware
**Location** California – San Diego
**Job Overview** The candidate will work in the RFFE (RF Front-End) Department of Qualcomm Technologies. The position offers the opportunity to work on the development of RF Front-End Module to ensure design win and manufacturing success. Qualcomm solutions include highly customized LNAs, PAs, FEMs, antenna tuner and multi-throw switches in standalone and module packages for 4G and 5G wireless cell phone and ultra-mobile devices. The RF New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineer will bring the designs to manufacturability in a fast-paced worldwide team environment, and is required to work closely with RF design, process development, integration, testing, quality, and reliability teams to ensure the product transition from design to manufacturing. The responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:
Power Amplifier, LNA, Acoustic filter simulations
Solve complex RF technical issues with techniques developed in Qualcomm
Participate and conduct process and design corners DOEs and FMEAs
Drive product and process yield improvement and product specs optimization.
Design process/product screening methodologies
Define process/product SPC procedures
Identify risk factors throughout the product critical milestones
Coordinate and communicate product risk release activities
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
**Minimum Qualifications** 3+ years of experience in any of the following areas is required:
RF/RF MEMS/RF Acoustics design or processing
Power amplifier, tuner, LNA, filters and switch design knowledge
RF circuit analysis
Measurement of microwave active and passive devices
**Preferred Qualifications** Experience in circuit simulators and design environments like ADS, AWR, HFSS, Virtuoso
Experience in statistical analysis tools such as JMP, Spotfire
Solid Programing and scripting skills with Matlab, Python, R
Innovative problem solver, passion to win/contribute, ability to work in, and thrive in, a multi-disciplinary team environment.
Solid understanding of RF fundamentals such as Smith chart and impedance matching.
Experience in handling big amount of data and finding patterns either manually or with machine learning techniques.
**Education Requirements** Required: Master’s, Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Doctorate, Electrical Engineering
**EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.**
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.