Qualcomm Hardware Systems Engineer - San Jose in San Jose, California

Job Description:

Job Id E1955545

Job Title Hardware Systems Engineer - San Jose

Post Date 08/17/2017

Company-Division Qualcomm Atheros Inc


Qualcomm Atheros at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qca

Job Area Engineering - Hardware

Location California - San Jose

Job Overview The Systems Engineer will be responsible for chip and product-solution-level for next generation wireless products. The work involves up front wireless communication system performance analysis, system bring-up 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 Systems Engineer will also generate technical collaterals detailing system solutions for current and future products.

In this position, you will be responsible f

  • Conduct up front system analysis based on product marketing requirements. Predict overall system performance and provide engineer feedbacks on cost and performance tradeoffs such as 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/.

  • Working with technical writers to generate technical material.

Minimum Qualifications - Solid understanding on /wireless communication theories such as OFDM, MIMO, Beam-forming, etc.

  • System level experience on wireless transceiver functional blocks such as AGC(packet detection), TX , 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 & Meter

  • Programming experiences in Python/Perl/C

  • Must be Self-motivated and an effective team player

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications - MAC protocol knowledge such as TCP, UDP is a plus

  • Experience in board level is a plus

Education Requirements Required: Master's, Electrical Engineering

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