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RF Hardware Engineering Careers @ Qualcomm
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Qualcomm | San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Qualcomm is looking for several RF Hardware engineers who will become members of our core hardware development team, working to incorporate new Qualcomm ICs (RF and baseband) into demonstrator handsets and reference designs. Design activities will include preparation and participation in design reviews, component selection, schematic creation, layout optimization, hardware evaluation and optimization, and data collection. This team also provides support for customer documentation and implementation questions through the customer engineering group.

We are seeking several RF Hardware Engineers with experience at several levels, from entry level to seasoned industry professionals with extensive wireless handset experience from concept through validation.
Candidates must have familiarity with the following:

- RF concepts and theory including wireless circuit design and validation.
- Soldering and RF matching
- RF test equipment such as network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and call boxes
- System simulation/analysis tools such as ADS
- RF standards such as 3GPP
RF Hardware engineers are responsible for providing regular project status updates and working closely with RF leads, baseband and support engineers in a hands-on environment. In addition, frequent interaction with design engineers from various QCT groups will be required including those from customer engineering, RF systems, test engineering, digital/analog chip design, software, mechanical, PWB design, and manufacturing.

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.