Job Description:

**Job Id** T1961297

**Job Title** Validation/Emulation Engineers – System/Platform/Post Silicon (Multiple Levels)

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

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

**Job Area** Engineering – Hardware

**Location** California – San Diego

**Overview** Qualcomm uses a centralized recruiting process designed to allow applicants to be reviewed by multiple hiring managers and departments by applying to a single posting. If you have experience in system, platform, or post-silicon validation, you should apply to this posting. Qualcomm’s Validation Team is part of the central SoC digital hardware organization responsible for the overall quality of the SoC silicon. The Validation team works closely with architects, designers, verification engineers, software engineers, and customers. The team is currently seeking multiple candidates across a broad range of positions, listed below, and part of the application process is a brief questionnaire that will allow you to communicate your particular interests to Qualcomm’s technical recruiters who review each applicant. These positions range from entry-level to Principal/Director, although most do not include functional management responsibilities. The technical disciplines, languages and methodologies included in this team are:

+ **Modem & WLAN Content Development** Modem architecture, Cellular/WLAN HW Platforms & firmware, Cellular technologies including UMTS & LTE (Layer 1), WLAN standards. Validation and debug of digital design, CPU’s, digital busses & memories and a working knowledge of Modem/Rf test equipment and analog systems for either one of Cellular or WLAN.

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

+ **SoC Content Developer** (SoC, C, Assembly, Subsystems: CPU Core, Multimedia, IO, Peripherals, DDR, Wireless, Modem)

+ **CPU Content Developer** (ARM experience strongly preferred, Assembly, Coherency, Concurrency, DVM, ACE, Low power, Virtual Memory, MMU, Debug)

**Minimum Qualifications:**

Candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience working in emulation and silicon environments. Candidates are expected to have experience in:

+ 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 and SoC architectures

+ Basic understanding of power and performance

+ Experience programming in C **Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience with post-silicon enabling and bring-up

+ Understanding of coherency and concurrency in modern SoC architectures

+ Validation and debug of mixed analog and digital circuits

+ Experience with at least one of: Perl, Python, TCL, C++, or Java

**Education Requirements** Required: Bachelor’s, Computer Engineering and/or Electrical Engineering

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

**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.