Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

RFFE Test System Design Engineer

Post Date



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

Job Area

Engineering – Hardware


United States

Job Overview


This position is located within Qualcomm’s RF Front-End (RFFE) Engineering Department. As a R&D Test System Design Engineer, you get the opportunity to design and develop RF Test Systems for the benches that test IC devices. You will perform a technical leadership role for existing test team enabling R&D Engineers on first prototypes and helping transition them to higher volume sampling and characterization benches. You will be responsible for development of the test and characterization systems for the modules which include:

Defining Test System Block Diagrams

Innovation & Enhancement of Test Methods

Investigating & Recommending New Equipment and Test Platforms including Handlers and Probers

Specifying and Developing Test Fixtures and Mechanical Hardware

This process will require a balance of hands-on work in the lab evaluating new test equipment and the use of software tools to control equipment. You will work as the test solution expert for R&D design engineers, project leaders, other test engineers, and product engineering teams.

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.

+ 8+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Master of Science Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

+ Ten or more years of experience in RF/High-Speed Front/Back-End Test Development

+ Experience with High-Speed RF/Mixed-Signal Test System Design

+ Experience with High Volume Front/Back-End Device Test Process

+ Experience using Visual Studio, C#, other test software

+ RF component familiarity (Couplers, Switches, Splitters, Attenuators, Isolators, Filters)

+ Experience with Production IC Handlers & Probers

+ RF Test Fixture Design Experience, including PCB Layout & Contactor (Socket) Specification

+ Ability to work in a fast-paced, project-oriented, team environment

+ Demonstrated ability to work independently, and create and meet schedules

+ Strong Communication Skills* Proficient in use and Programming of Test Equipment (Spectrum Analyzers, PowerMeters, Signal Generators, Network Analyzers, Pulse Generators, SMUs, DMMs)

+ Experience with Production ATEs (Teradyne, Advantest, Cohu, and etc)

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s, Electrical Engineering and/or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience

Required: Master’s, Electrical Engineering and/or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience

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.