**Job Id** E1955656
**Job Title** Validation Engineer – System CPU/SOC Power
**Post Date** 08/18/2017
**Company-Division** Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
**Job Area** Engineering – Hardware
**Location** California – San Diego
**Job Overview** As Validation Engineer – System CPU/SOC Power, you’ll work with a local and global team to understand, implement, and verify the power features, power savings, power saving predictions, and performance of implementations of current and next-generation SoCs. You will create and execute test plans in both emulation and Post-Si environments and work to discover, root-cause and correct failures in hardware and software. Additionally, you’ll create the software and flows which allow the maximum use of power saving features.
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
**Minimum Qualifications** At least 3 years of experience working in power estimate tools, emulation, and silicon environments. Candidates are expected to have experience in:
-Emulation environments for hardware and software development and debug
-Familiarity with Power Estimate software such as Ansys, Cadence, and Primetime tools
-Analyzing power estimates, correlation, and power efficiency -Verilog RTL -CPU and SoC architectures
-Strong C programming skills
-Strong understanding of power and performance features
-Understanding of silicon features such as isolation, clock gating, and power gating methodologies
-Basic understanding of debug
**Preferred Qualifications** -Strong power background for pre and post silicon environments
-Strong Python/Perl scripting experience, including tool creation and flow automation -Implementing bare-metal drivers and test content
-Experience in low level C drivers, micro kernel, RTOS, Linux, etc.
-Analyzing power data and drawing conclusions compared to pre-silicon
**Education Requirements** Required: Bachelor’s, Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Master’s, Electrical Engineering
**EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.**
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.