Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

RFFE Bench 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.

In order to drive our next phase of growth in cellular using 4G/5G technologies, we are expanding the Bench Test Development team focused on RF Front End (RFFE) devices. This team is responsible for developing QUALCOMMs leading edge RFFE products including Power Amplifiers, LNAs, Switch/Tuners, etc. in the most advanced processes. In this role you will own the below responsibilities:

Automated Test solutions development for RFFE products

Design & Debug of Test interface Hardware & Software

Hardware & Software Integration

Test solution development (Hardware/Software) for Bench/ATE platforms.

System Performance correlation.

Statistical data analysis. The individual selected for the position, needs to be proactive, able to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment, enthusiastic to work at times as an individual contributor and be passionate about delivering quality work.

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

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.

+ 2+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Bachelors/Masters in RF/Microwave engineering.

+ Experience in RF test methodology development and implementation using LabVIEW, .NET or C#.

+ Good understanding of electronics engineering fundamentals, RF circuits and RF performance metrics (NF, Sensitivity, Intermodulation, Tx Power, ACLR, EVM, S-parameters)

+ Basic understanding of RF measurement methodology, Bench Test solution architecture, RF component evaluation and Device characterization

+ Hands-on knowledge of RF instrument operation: Signal Generators, Spectrum Analyzers, Power meters, Network Analyzers etc.

+ Experience in analyzing RF Transceiver/RF Front-End device datasheets, creating test plans and test execution

+ Handler, PCB, RF module (SW/ TRX components) & socket design development and operation experiences in a production environment.

+ Programming (.NET, C#, Python scripting, LabVIEW) and debugging skills

+ Experience working with Perforce, GIT, or other Source Control SW

+ Experience with RFFE product specifications, PA/LNA development required.

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s

Preferred: Master’s

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.