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Senior Hardware Engineer - IoT

Qualcomm Inc.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Hardware 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.

The Senior Hardware Engineer is responsible for HW system level design, board and schematic design, bring up, verification and testing.


  • Designing systems that include baseband/digital, analog, and RF sections
  • Managing and working alongside third party ODMs (original design manufacturer), including co-designing schematics and layouts, reviewing designs, and managing test and verification expectations and manufacturing deliverables
  • Supporting internal R&D efforts with prototyping and creative hardware solutions
  • Hands on lab testing and board development, bring-up and debug in all possible areas covered by any IoT device such as baseband/digital testing, thermal testing, audio testing, RF testing, analog testing
  • Providing overall hardware development plans for ODMs and internal business teams
  • Working with technology partners on co-development of hardware systems and designs
  • Lead overall project and hardware based discussions with ODMs, business teams, or third party partners

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

  • 3+ years of hardware engineering design, test and qualification, familiar with qualification standards on interference, reliability, and test setup
  • Hands on experience with hardware lab testing and debug including basic level proto rework
  • Familiar with mobile or IoT key components and testing including with software OS such as Linux/Android
  • Capable of developing HW system circuit boards that include processor, PMIC, memory, sensors, as well as debugging RF, analog, and digital circuits
  • Familiar with oscilloscope, multimeter, logic analyzer, protocol analyzer, spectrum and network analyzer and other debugging tools
  • Capable of general debugging and troubleshooting
  • Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with board-level design tools such as Mentor Graphics, or Cadence
  • Basic level of proficiency and experience required in all general hardware development areas (baseband, analog, RF) enough to understand what is required and what questions to ask or which experts to engage to successfully complete and test a design in all these areas

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Our Work Experience is the combination of everything that's unique about us: our culture, our core values, our company meetings, our commitment to sustainability, our recognition programs, but most importantly, it's our people. Our employees are self-disciplined, hard working, curious, trustworthy, humble, and truthful. They make choices according to what is best for the team, they live for opportunities to collaborate and make a difference, and they make us the #1 Top Workplace in the area.

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Posted: 2021-02-23 Expires: 2021-03-26
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