RFFE Filter Design Engineer – San Diego, CA
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
Engineering – Hardware
California – San Diego
In this role, you will work in Qualcomm’s RF Front-End (RFFE) Department working on advanced front-end modules for cellular/wireless applications. The position offers the opportunity to design advanced RF Front-End Modules to ensure design success and market leadership. 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 Filter Design Engineer will deliver front-end filter designs in a fast-paced environment and will work closely with Module Design Engineers, Product Engineers, and other Filter Design Engineers to co-develop filters that operate in the LTE and 5G RF systems.
Design responsibilities include linear and non-linear circuit simulations and optimization; electromagnetic parasitic evaluation; linear and non-linear device characterization; customer application support; and continuous improvement of the design flow.
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
+ 2+ years Hardware Engineering experience or related work experience.
+ 3+ years of experience in the following areas is preferred: SAW and/or BAW acoustic design; usage of full wave EM field solvers (such as HFSS); circuit simulator like AWR MWO or ADS.
+ Experience with Power amplifier, tuner, LNA, filters and switch knowledge is a plus.
+ Experience with RF fundamentals such as Smith chart and impedance matching.
+ Measurement of microwave active and passive devices.
+ Solid understanding of RF systems and familiarity with cellular standards.
+ Strong lab skills in RF characterization and debugging.
+ Understanding of microelectronic fabrication, testing, and high-volume manufacturing.
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
+ Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
Required: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
Preferred: Master’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, 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.
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.