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Hardware Engineer, SR

**Company:**

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

**Job Area:**

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Hardware Engineering

**General Summary:**

**Job Overview:**

Qualcomm's Government Technologies (QGOV) division develops special products based on its wireless terrestrial and satellite communication technologies for the military, federal, local, and foreign governments. In this role as a Hardware Engineer, you will support government-sponsored research, development, integration and test of such systems, including adaptation and extension of commercial systems to novel applications and environments, as well as internal development efforts. The individual will work on a variety of projects crossing multiple disciplines from across the company to deliver timely results to Customers. You will be responsible for working closely with other engineering disciplines to design, develop, test, automate, and document communication capabilities. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are essential. Candidate must be willing to travel on occasion and be able to work well with others in a technical environment.

**Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.**

**** Must be a U.S. citizen and eligible to receive a U.S. Government security clearance ****

**Minimum Qualifications:**

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Engineering, or related field and 2+ years of Hardware Engineering or related work experience.

OR

Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Engineering, or related field and 1+ year of Hardware Engineering or related work experience.

OR

PhD in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Engineering, or related field.

**Required Qualifications:**

+ 4+ years of work experience with circuit design, schematic capture, component selection and PCB design.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

**One or more of the following preferred:**

+ Experience with major industry PCB design tools (Mentor Xpedition, OrCAD, or Altium PCB design tools)

+ Proven track record of effectively collaborating with CAD designers for PCB layout

+ Solid understanding of Power Integrity and Signal Integrity fundamentals

+ Ability to explain and debug common chip-to-chip interfaces used in consumer electronics, including JTAG, SPI, I2C, UART, USB, CSI/DSI, and PCIe

+ Demonstrated ability to architect board-level designs utilizing state-of-the-art mobile electronics chipsets

+ Understanding of both the first principles of common PCB board-level components as well as available offerings from major vendors (i.e. DC/DC converters, level shifters, ICs for common interfaces…)

+ Experience with debugging tools such as JTAG and lab test equipment such as logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, signal generators, etc.

+ High-level understanding of Software Engineering principles, and ability to perform light programming in windows or linux environments, with languages such as python, C/C++, and tcl.

+ Ability to collaborate with a team through version control tools such as git and gerrit

+ Proficiency in SystemVerilog and experience with FPGA design using Xilinx Vivado is a plus

+ The ideal candidate would be a self-starter with strong initiative, discipline, motivation, and a focus on quality.

+ The candidate must be a team player and be flexible and open to a variety of task assignments within the team.

Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer. If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, rest assured that Qualcomm is committed to providing an accessible process. You may e-mail myhr.support@qualcomm.com or call Qualcomm's toll-free number found here (https://qualcomm.service-now.com/hrpublic?id=hr\_public\_article\_view&sysparm\_article=KB0039028) . Upon request, Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations 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.

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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.**

Qualcomm expects its employees to abide by all applicable policies and procedures, including but not limited to security and other requirements regarding protection of Company confidential information and other confidential and/or proprietary information, to the extent those requirements are permissible under applicable law.

**Pay range:**

$93,500.00 - $156,000.00

The above pay scale reflects the broad, minimum to maximum, pay scale for this job code for the location for which it has been posted. Even more importantly, please note that salary is only one component of total compensation at Qualcomm. We also offer a competitive annual discretionary bonus program and opportunity for annual RSU grants (employees on sales-incentive plans are not eligible for our annual bonus). In addition, our highly competitive benefits package is designed to support your success at work, at home, and at play. Your recruiter will be happy to discuss all that Qualcomm has to offer!

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Qualcomm Careers (http://www.qualcomm.com/contact/corporate) .

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


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