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Job Description

Qualcomm uses a centralized recruiting process designed to allow applicants to be reviewed by multiple hiring managers and departments by applying to a single posting. If you have experience in system, platform, or post-silicon validation, you should apply to this posting. Qualcomm's Validation Team is part of the central SoC digital hardware organization responsible for the overall quality of the SoC silicon. The Validation team works closely with architects, designers, verification engineers, software engineers, and customers. The team is currently seeking multiple candidates across a broad range of positions, listed below, and part of the application process is a brief questionnaire that will allow you to communicate your particular interests to Qualcomm's technical recruiters who review each applicant. These positions range from entry-level to Principal/Director, although most do not include functional management responsibilities. The technical disciplines, languages and methodologies included in this team are:

Modem & WLAN Content Development Modem architecture, Cellular/WLAN HW Platforms & firmware, Cellular technologies including UMTS & LTE (Layer 1), WLAN standards. Validation and debug of digital design, CPU's, digital busses & memories and a working knowledge of Modem/Rf test equipment and analog systems for either one of Cellular or WLAN.Systems Debug (Emulation, SoC Architectures, HW Platforms & firmware, Logic Analyzers, JTAG)SoC Content Developer (SoC, C, Assembly, Subsystems: CPU Core, Multimedia, IO, Peripherals, DDR, Wireless, Modem) CPU Content Developer (ARM experience strongly preferred, Assembly, Coherency, Concurrency, DVM, ACE, Low power, Virtual Memory, MMU, Debug)

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience working in emulation and silicon environments. Candidates are expected to have experience in:

Emulation environments for development and debug

Debugging low level software and hardware issues

Implementing drivers and test content

Debug tools including JTAG and kernel debuggers

CPU and SoC architectures

Basic understanding of power and performance

Experience programming in C

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with post-silicon enabling and bring-up

Understanding of coherency and concurrency in modern SoC architectures

Validation and debug of mixed analog and digital circuits

Experience with at least one of: Perl, Python, TCL, C++, or Java

About Qualcomm

QUALCOMM Incorporated, incorporated in 1985, designs, manufactures and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services based on its code division multiple access (CDMA) technology and other technologies. The Company operates through four segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT); Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL); Qualcomm Wireless & Internet (QWI), and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). QCT is a developer and supplier of integrated circuits and system software for wireless voice and data communications, multimedia functions and global positioning. QTL grants licenses to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which includes certain patent rights essential to and/or useful in the manufacture and sale of CDMA products. In December 2007, the Company acquired San SoftMax Inc. In March 2008, the Company acquired Xiam Technologies Limited (Xiam), an Ireland-based provider of wireless content targeting solutions.