Job Id E1980348
Job Title Sr. Staff Systems Engineer - PHY & MAC layer, Wireless Protocols
Post Date 01/24/2020
Company Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area Engineering - Systems
Location California - San Diego
Job Overview Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G, ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform its potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age and this is where you come in. Over the past thirty years, the Systems Department at Qualcomm Research, based in San Diego, California, conceived of key innovations in wireless communication systems including cdma2000, EV-DO, HSPA, OFDMA based LTE-Advanced, Carrier Aggregation, HetNets, Small Cells, LTE in Unlicensed, Wi-Fi 802.11ac and 802.11ax. We are looking for innovative engineers who develop deep understanding of problems through thoughtful data-driven analysis and then shepherd the solutions through the lab to real world deployment. Success requires developing an end-to-end view of systems across layers and across disciplines. The job function includes active participation and contribution to Qualcomm's Research systems engineering activities related to the evolution of 3G, 4G, 5G, WLAN and Satellite platform towards ever improved efficiency and capability. This includes theoretical analysis, computer aided analysis, regular active participation in design and review sessions, contribution to QUALCOMM's IP portfolio, systems support for implementation, technical contributions towards proprietary or public air interface specifications. Extensive knowledge of radio communication theory and digital signal processing as well as solid background in cellular communication systems across PHY/MAC layers
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.
  • 7+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • 12+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.
  • 3+ years experience with Development Environment Software such as Apache Maven, Ruby, etc.
  • 3+ years experience with Database Management Software.
  • 3+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization.
  • 3+ years experience with Testing Software such as Bugzilla, LoadRunner, etc.
  • 2+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above).
  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or related field.
  • 2+ years supervisory experience.
  • 1+ years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports.
  • PHY and MAC Layer
  • Digital/Wireless Communications experience (e.g. Information theory, Coding theory, Adaptive filtering, or Signal Detection and Estimation)
  • Programming skills in C/C++/MATLAB
  • Additional skills in the following areas are a plus: LTE or satellite radio access network design Modem algorithms design, including channel and interference estimation, advanced receivers, decoders, tracking loops, techniques for RF distortions Interference and mobility management in cellular or satellite networks, interference cancellation, equalization, multi-user detection Carrier aggregation, Multiple flows within and across radios OFDMA, CDMA, TDMA based systems Modem implementation experience UNIX/Win/Linux computing platforms Demonstrated skills in design of communications simulation tools
  • Education Requirements Required: Bachelor's, Electrical Engineering
    Preferred: Master's, Electrical Engineering
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