Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > ASICS Engineering

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.


Qualcomm’s Modem Validation Team is part of the central SoC digital hardware organization responsible for the overall quality of the SoC & Modem silicon. The Validation team works closely with architects, designers, verification engineers, software engineers, and customers. The team is currently seeking a strong candidate to create content to enable the testing of the cellular modem and RF subsystem.

The position requires that the candidate is very familiar with digital communication principles and experienced with C, Python and C++ programming , that the candidate understand the embedded environment and the constraints that this type of environment brings and preferably that the candidate has a working knowledge of modem technologies and the general flow of data through the modem. The candidate should also be familiar with some analog debugging, some knowledge of RF and test equipment related to this field .

The technical disciplines, languages and methodologies included in this team are:

+ Systems Debug (Emulation, SoC Architectures, Modem architecture HW Platforms & firmware, Cellular, Logic Analyzers, JTAG)

+ Modem VI Content Developer ( C, Assembly, Python, Scripting for Lauterbach trace32 , Matlab Subsystems: CPU Core, Modem , Digital Modem RF)

Required Qualifications

+ Candidate will have a minimum of 2+ years of experience working in emulation and silicon environments OR a MS degree and related experience.

Ideal candidates have experience in:

+ Understanding of digital communication principles

+ Emulation environments for development and debug

+ Debugging low level software and hardware issues

+ Implementing drivers and test content

+ Debug tools including JTAG and kernel debuggers

+ CPU, Modem and SoC architectures

+ Basic understanding of power and performance

+ Good experience programming in C, python, C++

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience with post-silicon enabling and bring-up

+ Knowledge of cellular technologies preferred, UMTS, LTE etc

+ Validation and debug of mixed analog and digital circuits

+ Experience with at least one of: Python, C, C++, or Lauterbach CMM scripts

Physical Requirements

• Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.

• Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs.

• Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).

• Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.

• Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors – Engineering, Bachelors – Science

Work Experiences:



Preferred Qualifications


Bachelors – Computer Engineering, Bachelors – Computer Science, Bachelors – Electrical Engineering

Work Experiences:

6+ months experience with design verification methods. ,6+ months experience with scripting tools and programming languages. ,6+ months experience with architecture and design tools.



4G LTE, C (Programming Language), C++ Programming Language, Central Processing Units (CPU), Lauterbach TRACE32, Modems, Python, UMTS

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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.