Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

RFFE R&D Design Technology Integration 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.

Join this team focused on RF Front End Modules for the Cellular and Wireless Data markets. You will be part of the Business Unit Engineering organization and work directly with and support multiple product development teams. As a senior technical specialist, you will provide leadership in the development of new and sustainable technology platforms for the company using a solid background in materials, device physics, front end and back end processes, and supplier interactions.


+ Exhibit skill and confidence in working cross-functionally across a matrix organization in a very dynamic and fast-paced environment.

+ Support development of advanced technologies for RF-SiP applications.

+ Lead all aspects technology integration in to PAMIDs, perform technical risk assessment, launch mitigation plans and ensure yield and reliability metrics are met and are in line with PAMID release schedules.

+ Understand substrate and assembly Packaging process details, SPC, Control plans, OCAPs, FMEAs, PCN, CARs and Quality metrics. Conduct audits, benchmarking and drive best practice methodologies to proactively prevent quality excursions as the technology ramps.

+ Team cross-functionally with, Design, Device process development, Packaging, FEA and global NPI teams to support technology readiness for new products

+ Ideate, Sketch and Participate in value engineering and cost reduction plans along with Qualcomm Packaging and Sourcing teams.

+ Create, conduct, and analyze Design of Experiments (DOE) for development activities, especially those that relate to filter performance as it impacts module behavior.

+ Ensure product readiness for ramp. Protect product integrity post ramp.

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.

+ 5+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ 15+ years of experience in electronics packaging in related environments, especially RF module industry. Direct experience with RF-mems, SAW / BAW configurations.

+ At least 10 years direct experience in process engineering, product integration or quality management at tier 1 foundries, assembly sub-contractors or substrate suppliers.

+ Solid technical understanding of full range of Semiconductor packaging materials, material interactions, processes, dominant failure mechanisms and analytical techniques.

+ Good knowledge of packaging industry standards (IPC, JEDEC, IEEE, ISO, ANSI).

+ Familiarity with PCB design and layout tools preferred.

+ Understanding of package/product qualification and reliability methods and failure analysis is required.

+ Understanding of statistics, control methodology, FMEA, analytical trouble shooting in a factory environment is required.

+ Excellent communication skills.

+ Willingness to travel internationally, typically once per quarter.

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering

Preferred: Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and/or Materials Science and/or Mechanical Engineering

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.