Job Description:

**Job Id** E1960016

**Job Title** Systems Characterization Engineer

**Post Date** 11/21/2017

**Company-Division** Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

**Job Area** Engineering – Systems

**Location** California – Santa Clara

**Job Overview** Qualcomm is the world’s leading developer of next-generation wireless and multimedia technology and is committed to building a world-class organization that will lead the industry in user experience. Be a part of a dynamic and innovative team to define the next generation of innovative Touch and Biometric solutions for portable mobile devices.

Qualcomm is looking for a motivated, self-directed and experienced system characterization engineer to perform characterization and device/product integration of portable consumer devices, sensors and interfaces (e.g. Touch, Stylus, Fingerprint). The candidate must have a proven record of success through hands on individual contributions and leadership across functional teams.

Responsibility includes systems characterization and module integration, such as electro-mechano-acoustic characterization of sensor modules, optimizing the drive schemes, timing and FW optimization.

In addition, the candidate will be developing special tests and methodologies to understand device physics, module performance and to determine high-confidence assessment of the causes of the failures.

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

**Minimum Qualifications** **5+ years of related hands-on industrial experience in module and systems characterization:**

+ Electro-mechanical characterization and bring up of sensors, modules, TFT arrays

+ Experience in quantifying module (ASIC sensor) interactions

+ Drive waveforms and drive schemes development. FW optimization

+ Specified test methodology and data flow at manufacturing partners

+ Specified and built routines and equipment for characterization and automation.

+ Proficient in using and programing lab equipment (scopes, parameter analyzers, Network analyzers, etc)

+ Proficient in Basic, C/C++/C#, Matlab, JMP, familiar with TCP/IP, GPIB IEEE, RS232, USB interface protocol.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Ability to travel internationally at least 10% of time.

+ Characterization of sensor in multiple domains (electrical, ultrasonic)

+ Experience in data acquisition and programming is a plus

+ Algorithm development

+ Ultrasonic analysis tools (ANSYS, PZFlex, KLM models)

+ Ultrasonic beam forming

**Education Requirements** Required: Master’s, Electrical Engineering and/or Physics

Preferred: Doctorate, Electrical Engineering and/or Physics

**EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.**

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.