Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

RFFE IC Design 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 this role you will be working on advanced front-end modules for cellular/wireless applications as part of the Qualcomm’s RF Front-End (RFFE) Department.

As RFFE IC Design Engineer, you will be responsible for design and development of the next generation of highly integrated RFFE ICs such as RF switches, LNAs, couplers, tuners and controllers which are used in Front End Modules for cellular/wireless applications. You translate ideas and challenging RF specifications into product solutions within an agreed time schedule. Your designs compete with other best-in-class solutions on a global level, and you know what properties are attractive for customers. As a RFFE IC Design Engineer, you will play a significant role in designing RFIC solutions for rapidly expanding markets in 4G and 5G, bringing competitive RFFE Module solutions and delivering commercial samples according agreed milestones with our customers.

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

+ PhD or Masters degree in Science, Engineering, or related field.

+ RF IC design experience with RF LNA, PA, Switches in GaAs and SOI technology both circuit and physical design and layout extraction/EM

+ Expertise in Analog/Mixed signal circuit design for Voltage /Current references, Operational Amplifiers, ADC/DAC, Digital interface circuits, control loops etc.

+ In-depth understanding of RFIC/RF circuit design in CMOS at process nodes of 180nm and smaller, design tools and simulators (Cadence, ADS and similar tools), layout design, functional verification methodologies and characterizations

+ Experience with front-end RF block design used in RF-FEM (front end module)

+ Familiar with mobile wireless communication standards and requirements for 3G/4G/5G

+ Innovative problem solver, passion to win/contribute, ability to work in, and thrive in, a global and diverse team environment

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s

Preferred: Doctorate

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.