Qualcomm Hardware Systems Engineer - San Jose in San Jose, California
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
EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.