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Staff Hardware Application Engineer

Qualcomm Inc.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Company:

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Hardware Applications 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 XR Hardware Application Engineering team provides hardware support to all customers using Qualcomms system-on-chip (SoC) solutions on VR/AR and any Extended Reality product segments. This includes technical support throughout all phases of the design cycle. From product introduction to design review to production issues. Customer engineering also interacts with internal engineering and product teams to bridge customer requirements with internal plan of record, identify gaps in requirement, and propose solutions to mitigate the gaps.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide hardware design support to customers using Qualcomms SoC solutions, specific to VR/AR product segments and archiectures
  • Research and answer a wide range of in-depth technical questions on Qualcomm SoC, baseband topics, and its associated peripherals.
  • Resolve technical problems with the application of products via hands-on trouble shooting.
  • Perform block diagram, schematic, parts placement and PCB routing reviews on customer platforms, including DDR and Power Delivery simulation.
  • Aid customers to implement new technology using Qualcomm solutions.
  • Optimize customers system thermal and power as well as BOM reduction.
  • Create and maintain hardware documentation and design collaterals.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to align on customers product requirements.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 5+ years Hardware Applications Engineering or Hardware Design experience or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the design and production of HW systems and circuits for highly integrated SoC and power management IC.
  • Familiarity with complex multi-layered PCB design, schematic, and layout.
  • Knowledge of Augmented Reality and/or Virtual Reality product segments and architecture.
  • Self-motivated and works well with large interdisciplinary hardware teams.
  • Flexible, self-starting, highly motivated to resolve complex customer problems.
  • Experience in integration, debug and problem reproduction on internal and customer platforms.
  • Team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related fields.

Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomms toll-free number found here for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able participate in the hiring process. Qualcomm is also committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities. Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Qualcomm Careers.


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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