Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

Security Certification Engineer

Post Date



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

Job Area

Engineering – Hardware


California – San Diego

Job Overview

A world leader in smart mobile technologies, QCT offers complete solutions that enable continuous innovation for today’s smart connected devices. Our vast expertise in wireless technology, combined with our unique systems approach to developing solutions, puts QCT at the forefront of the rapidly expanding mobile industry. QCT offers solutions for CDMA, UMTS, GSM and LTE technologies, providing support for both 3G, 4G and now 5G networks and devices. Qualcomm also offers a broad portfolio of additional wired and wireless technologies for the mobile, networking, computing and consumer electronics product segments. All of our solutions and products are elegantly engineered for optimal performance and power consumption. Our system-on-chip solutions like Snapdragon bring together CPU, GPU, connectivity, security, multimedia and GPS technologies in a way that is redefining mobile possibilities for people everywhere. Because of its unsurpassed performance and capabilities, Snapdragon is enhancing the mobile experience and fueling an ever-expanding array of new connected device categories, ranging from smartphones to tablets to e-readers and beyond.

In this position you will join the team responsible for the security certification and evaluations of Qualcomm Snapdragon processors. This team works at a system level spanning across hardware, software and infrastructure while striving for industry-leading solutions. This team interacts with HW/SW engineering teams, the Qualcomm security lab, third party evaluation labs and evaluation authorities to successfully complete security evaluations of Qualcomm products.

This work will expose the candidate to all aspects of Hardware and Software Security design including architecture, IP development of cryptographic and other Security IP, security counter measures, security management, processes and certification requirements.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

+ 2+ years Hardware Engineering experience or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ 7+ years HW/SW Security Engineering Certification and Security Management or related work experience

+ 4+ years Secure Systems Engineering or related work experience.

+ The successful candidate has a strong background in security concepts and implementation techniques.

+ Strong expertise of both FIPS and Common Criteria security evaluation processes and documentation.

+ Experience with security management, site security and security process deployment for development and manufacturing environments is a plus.

+ Experience with Common Criteria Certification under smart card protection profile highly desired.

+ Familiarity with cryptographic algorithms (SHA, AES, DES, ECC, RSA), their implementation methods and use models within high level protocols, is expected.

+ Experience with complex SOC integration and HW/SW IP development process from architecture spec to qualified silicon.

+ Knowledge of ASIC design including architecture, design verification of large SoC, RTL design, synthesis, and timing closure is a plus

+ Design experience and background in low power, high volume applications are a plus

Education Requirements

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

Preferred: Master’s, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical 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.