Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

RFFE Power Amplifier Design Engineers

Post Date



Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area

Engineering – Hardware


California – San Diego

Job Overview

Qualcomm is looking for several Power Amplifier Designers with thorough knowledge of IC design to join our Qualcomm Front-end Team(QFE) to participate in the development for emerging mobile wireless applications. Join this rapidly growing team to develop a highly integrated and innovative multi-mode/multi-band power amplifier in emerging worldwide wireless standards such as LTE, UMTS, WiMAX and WLAN. Responsibilities include IC design, system level analysis and using different architectures to deliver best-in-class high efficiency performance. Of particular importance will be designing the optimum products in terms of size, performance, and cost in a dynamic team environment with aggressive schedules.


+ PA Front-End Module (FEM) design

+ Switch IC and/or CMOS PA controller design

+ Working with system simulation tools such as ADS, Genesys, and Matlab/Simulink, etc

+ Proficient in use and programming of RF test equipment

+ Use of load-pull characterization system

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

Academic or work experience in the following:

+ RFIC design experience

+ Power Amplifier Design Experience

+ Cadence design tools

+ Wireless communications experience

+ CMOS Power Amp experience

Education Requirements

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

Preferred: Doctorate 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.