Posted On Apr 30

Modem System Engineer


Location : San Diego, CA 92154

Headquarters : San Diego, California, United States

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Systems Engineer

Experience : Mid Level

San Diego, CA 92154
Experience & Skills
Education & Certificates
Doctoral degree
Master's degree
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area:
Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Modem Technologies
General Summary
  • Over the last few decades the Modem systems group at Qualcomm has been instrumental in driving the mobile communication revolution which has touched every aspects of our modern life. From the early days of CDMA to 3G UMTS to 4G LTE , LTE Advanced and now onto 5G NR, Qualcomm modem systems group has been a key player in moving these technologies from concept to lab to actual mass scale real life deployments. 
  • You now have an opportunity of joining this team which drove the 4G LTE based smartphone revolution and is now best positioned to expand into new areas such as 5G NR, IoT, Vehicular communication(V2X). You can work in areas as diverse as 3GPP standardization efforts (in RAN2 and RAN4), high level architecture studies, modem algorithm design and development, Machine Learning and its application to WWAN Radio design, power efficient design, verification and commercialization. Get in on the ground floor of these new emerging technologies and help shape the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • 2+ years of experience with programming (e.g., C, C++, Python), computer architecture, or embedded systems.
  • 1+ year of applicable wireless, semiconductor and/or embedded software industry experience.
  • 6+ months of WWAN modem development specific experience
  • Qualcomm is committed to hiring and supporting individuals with disabilities. Although this role has some expected physical activity, an inability to perform one or more of the listed physical requirements should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. We will work with you throughout the application and onboarding process to provide reasonable accommodations. Examples of expected physical activity include: monitoring and utilizing computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day; and continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.
  • Bachelors - Computer Engineering, Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Electrical Engineering
Work Experiences:
  • 2+ years Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.
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