Rf Test Development Engineer

Qualcomm | San Diego, CA

Posted Date 9/13/2021
Description

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Hardware Engineering

General Summary

Job Overview:

Develop test solutions, both hardware and software, used for testing of RF Front End devices for cellular applications. These modules are multi-chip modules containing Power Amplifiers, LNA’s, duplexers, switches and are used in the cellular electronics.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Validation, characterization, and production test of RF front-end (RFFE) integrated chips.
• Modules consist of Power Amplifiers, LNA’s, Switches, and Filters. High understanding of testing all components in Front-End modules.
• Experience with test platforms: Advantest-93k, NI-STS, Cohu Pax, Teradyne-uFlex.
• Lab Equipment Knowledge, must be able to use common lab bench equip (oscilloscope, voltmeter, power meter, spectrum analyzer, VNA).
• Familiarity with the New Product Introduction process.
• Understanding of Test methodology for cellular standards.
• Develop software using Jav, C#, C++, and Labview to test Integrated Circuits.
• Develop test hardware utilizing team approach, reviewing schematics and layouts.
• Loadboard Design Experience and understanding hardware layout, able to review and comprehend RF routing (microstrip, stripline, coplanar) power grids, digital routes.
• Statistical Analysis Capability (Exensio, Excel, SEDana, etc)
• Scripting software w/ python, perl, vb or other scripting language to automate tasks.
• Must have strong skills and RF understanding for cellular applications.
• Effective Technical Presentation skills.
• Interpret and analyze data using statistical techniques.
• Ability to work under pressure to meet product introduction schedules.
• 5+ years of direct industry experience.
• Proactive person that shows successful Team Management skills.
• Must be able to trouble-shoot hardware and software to develop test solutions.
• Must have analytical skills for debug and development of hardware and software.
• Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
• Highly motivated, fast learner, team player with good communication skills.

Physical Requirements

• Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.

• Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs.

• Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).

• Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.

• Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - Information Systems

Work Experiences:

Certifications:

Skills:

Preferred Qualifications

Education:

Work Experiences:

1+ years experience with hardware design and measurement instruments such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, RF tools, etc. ,1+ years experience utilizing schematic capture and circuit simulation software. ,1+ years experience with circuit design (e.g., digital, analog, RF).

Certifications:

Skills:

Computer Science, DSP Architectures, Electrical Engineering, Optical Systems, Packaging Systems

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