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(Senior) Modem Protocol Test Engineer - 5G - QCT - Sulzbach, Germany

Qualcomm Inc.
Sulzbach Am Taunus
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Qualcomm CDMA Technologies GmbH

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Systems Test 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.


As a member of QCT's Modem System Test group, you will be responsible for verifying physical layer and/or protocol requirements for complex digital modem products supporting 5G/4G or other advanced cellular technologies. You will define, develop, and execute advanced test methodologies for validating end-to-end system level performance/functionality across the mobile protocol stack (PHY, MAC/RLC/PDCP, RRC, NAS, Data, TCP-IP/UDP, VoLTE/IMS).

Main tasks of this position would be executing test strategies and test plans and investigating/triaging modem stack issues and then raising found bugs via defect management systems to development organization.

Responsibilities will also include conducting modem performance evaluation within infrastructure labs of Qualcomm partners as well as doing the same in live commercial 4G & 5G networks.

You will integrate, test, certify and commercialize 5G products in worldwide markets.

The position will be based in Sulzbach / Taunus, close to Frankfurt / Main. The job will require availability to travel up to 80% of time within Europe.


Besides executing test cases, analyzing failures and reporting errors you need to guide test technicians in the field while executing test plans, write summary reports & improve test plans and tools for test execution or enhancing analysis.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

  • Coursework in Digital communications systems, Signal Processing, RF propagation, OFDM, 4G and/or 5G networks

  • Exposure to programming in Java, Python, and shell scripting.

  • Communication skills, effective team player, ability to work independently.

  • 1-2 year of relevant job experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

  • Understanding of Physical layer procedures such as signal detection, channel estimation, link adaptation, mmW beam refinement,massive MIMO, etc

  • Familiarity with air interface performance analysis, characterization, and optimization

  • Exposure to commercial test simulators and test systems such as: Keysight, Anritsu, R&S or Spirent for wireless product verification.

  • Exposure to 5G Infrastructure vendors (Ericsson, Nokia, Huawei, ZTE, Samsung) and specific 5G NR call flows

  • Mobile device test experience with 5G/ 4G operators or with commercial handset OEMs.

  • 3-5 years of relevant job experience

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - Information Systems

Work Experiences:

2+ years Systems Test Engineering or related work experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Work Experiences:



*References to a particular number of years experience are for indicative purposes only. Applications from candidates with equivalent experience will be considered, provided that the candidate can demonstrate an ability to fulfill the principal duties of the role and possesses the required competencies.

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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 goalwe invent breakthrough technologies that transform how the world connects, computes, and communicates.

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Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12
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