Qualcomm MMIC - Millimeter-Wave Design Engineer (Qualcomm Research San Diego, CA) in San Diego, California
Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > RFIC Design
Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age - and this is where you come in.
Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5G’s potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age and this is where you come in. Qualcomm Corporate R&D RFIC design team is currently seeking experienced RF and millimeter-wave designers to develop next generation communication systems for beyond 5G and 6G. This role will include system level analysis, behavioral simulation and IC design using innovative architectures to deliver best-in-class performance. Of particular importance will be design experience of transceivers and phased arrays for mmWave and sub-THz bands. Individuals in this role will be expected to:
Work closely with systems engineer on block-level specifications
Perform a transistor-level design of key blocks of sub-THz transceivers such as power amplifier, low noise amplifier, mixer, phase shifter, synthesizer, ADC and DAC in CMOS, CMOS-SOI, SiGe BiCMOS and/or InP
Write design review documents
Perform layout design of the assigned block with assistance of shared layout design resources
Extract layout parasitics using LPE/XRC and EM modeling tools
Participate in top-level simulations, verifications and tape out
Perform package level or probe level testing of the assigned block
3+ years of millimeter wave or microwave RFIC design and verification in SiGe or nanometer scale (65nm and below) CMOS technologies using Cadence tools
Experience in transistor level millimeter wave or RFIC design including blocks of frequency synthesizer/phase lock loop, TX modulator and driver amplifier or power amplifier, RF filters, downconverter and low noise amplifier.
Experience with RFIC design for 3GPP standard wireless technologies including UMTS, LTE and 5G NR
Hands-on knowledge of Cadence EDA tools and EM modeling tools
Ability to work with RF test equipment in the lab
Proven track record of successfully transition designs into production
Education Requirements Required: Master's, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experiencePreferred: Doctorate, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
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