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Staff Systems Engineer, WLAN Hardware PHY/RF Calibrations - San Jose

San Jose, CA
  • Job Code
Job Id E1978303
Job Title Staff Systems Engineer, WLAN Hardware PHY/RF Calibrations - San Jose
Post Date 11/06/2019
Company - Division Qualcomm Atheros Inc - Qualcomm Atheros
Job Area Engineering - Systems
Location California - San Jose
Job Overview The WLAN HW PHY/RF Calibrations Engineer will be responsible for chip and product-solution-level development for next generation wireless products. The work will primarily focus on WLAN RF calibration implementation in C on an embedded ARM processor. It will also involve up front wireless communication system performance analysis, system bring-up on the bench with both FPGA and Silicon platforms, and performance optimization for the target system. He/she will closely work with HW and SW engineers to resolve functional issues and fine tune performance to make best-in-class WiFi/Communication products. The WLAN HW PHY/RF Calibrations Engineer will also generate technical materials detailing system solutions for current and future products. In this position, you will be responsible for:
  • Conduct up front system analysis based on product marketing requirements. Predict overall system performance and provide engineering feedback on cost and performance trade-offs such as power VS EVM.
  • Identify, define and execute test plan for comprehensive and effective silicon bring up at PHY layer. Various operation conditions will be covered such as channel model, noise and interference environment. Analyze test result, debug issues, improve performance and generate competitive analysis.
  • Bring up WLAN, validate functionality, and characterize performance on various platforms
  • Drive system performance optimization from the perspective of HW/SW/Algorithms.
  • 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 Systems Engineering or related work experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's, Electrical Engineering
  • Solid understanding on digital/wireless communication theories such as OFDM, MIMO, Beam-forming, etc.
  • System level experience on wireless transceiver functional blocks such as AGC (packet detection), TX power control, Equalizer, RF Synthesizer
  • Good understanding of IEEE 802.11a,g,b,ac Phy & MAC layer specifications
  • Hands on lab debugging/measuring skills using Spectrum Analyzer, VSG, VSA, Network Analyzer & Power Meter
  • Programming experiences in C/Python/Perl
  • Must be Self-motivated and an effective team player
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • MAC protocol knowledge such as TCP, UDP is a plus- Experience in board level design is a plus
  • Education Requirements Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
    Preferred: Master's, Electrical Engineering

    Applicants: If you need an accommodation, during the application/hiring process, you may request an accommodation by sending email to accommodationsupport@qualcomm.com
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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.


    Posted: 2019-12-12 Expires: 2020-01-11

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