Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

Staff Engineer, mmW Module Design – San Diego

Post Date



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

Job Area

Engineering – Hardware


California – San Diego

Job Overview

Qualcomm is the industry leader in wireless communications technology including mmW modules for UE applications. QCT’s mmW Module Design Team is actively seeking engineers with demonstrated experience in the layout, design, and EM simulation of mmW modules.


+ Floorplan, layout, and simulate mmW modules in the 24 – 43GHz frequency bands for next generation 5G technologies

+ Work with the RFIC and PMIC design teams to optimize module schematic, component and substrate selection, and module performance

+ Deliver module designs that are robust and manufacturable, always adhering to substrate supplier DRC and SAT assembly rules

+ Interface with a multitude of design teams including: thermal, RF systems, antenna design, product test, packaging, mechanical, sourcing, and reliability to insure the module meets all the teams’ requirements

+ Follow-through with packaging and assembly documentation to insure the module is manufactured per specifications and delivered on-time to various design teams

+ Conduct characterization testing of the module comparing measured performance with simulated

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

+ Experience in the layout, design, and simulation of RF circuit boards

+ Demonstrated abilities with EM simulation techniques and tools including MoM EM solvers and HFSS

+ Experience with circuit design simulation with tools such as ADS and Cadence

+ Experience with standard RF test equipment such as VNA and Spectrum Analyzers

+ Proficient in Allegro suite of tools, specifically SiP

+ Motivated and passionate self-starter and team player with eagerness to learn new design techniques

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, 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.