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Serdes PHY Analog Design Lead

Qualcomm Inc.
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Qualcomm India Private Limited

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.


BDC SerDes Mixed-Signal design team is actively looking for experienced (10+ years) analog circuit designers to work on high speed SerDes PHY. You will be directly involved in delivering next-generation PHY designs for SoCs and will be part of a growing team involved in architecture analysis in leading-nodes - finfets & beyond. Design goals include low-power analog designs to address Qualcomm's low-power wireless products.


  • Good knowledge of CMOS analog circuit design
    • Experience in designing multiple of analog building blocks like op-amps, band gaps, differential amplifiers, LDO,high speed TX and RX,equalizers etc.
    • Analog and or Digital PLLs for frequency synthesis and/or SerDes applications
      • Charge pump, loop filter, VCO/DCO, PFD/TDC, high speed dividers.
      • PLL Loop Dynamics, Jitter sources and modeling (RJ & DJ)
  • Ability to take a design, perform schematic to post layout verification, sign-off to post silicon bring up.
  • Work closely with RTL, PD, DV and SoC verification teams to integrate the PHY.

Skills & Experience

  • 10+ years of transistor level analog circuit design experience.
  • Master/Bachelor in Electronics
  • Understanding of advance Finfet process effects on designs and layout is required.
  • Experience in using SPICE simulators, adexl & virtuoso.
  • Shell scripting to automate circuit design and verification work.
  • Experience with post-Si bring-up and debug is must.
  • Good understanding on peripheral PHYs (USB3, UFS, PCIe) protocols is added advantage.
  • Able to work with teams across the globeand possess good communication and presentationskills.


Mixed signal designexperience

Minimum Qualifications


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

Work Experiences:

5+ years Hardware Engineering experience or related work experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Masters - Computer Science, Masters - Engineering, Masters - Information Systems

Work Experiences:

1+ years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports. ,2+ years experience with hardware design and measurement instruments such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, RF tools, etc. ,2+ years experience utilizing schematic capture and circuit simulation software. ,2+ years experience with circuit design (e.g., digital, analog, RF). ,8+ years Hardware Engineering experience or related work experience.



Computer Science, DSP Architectures, Electrical Engineering, Optical Systems, Packaging Systems

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