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Qualcomm Staff DFT Engineer in San Diego, California

Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > ASICS Engineering

Job Overview:

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.


The RFA Digital Design Team is currently seeking candidates for a senior position responsible for the implementation of advanced DFT/DFD(design for test/design for debug) techniques for low power, high performance and highly integrated SoCs including RF transceivers

The successful candidate will help in the deployment of DFT methodologies that reduce test cost, increase production quality and enhance yield learning. Deployment and implementation of advanced DFT/DFD(design for test/design for debug) techniques for low power, high performance and highly integrated SoCs. Deployment of DFT methodologies that reduce test cost, increase production quality and enhance yield learning. Minimum Qualifications: - Strong fundamental knowledge of DFT/DFD techniques for high performance processors. - Understanding of core-based test methodology and scan isolation. - Knowledge in fault modeling Stuck-at, Transition, Path Delay, Gate-Exhaustive, IDDQ, and other advanced DFT models. - Knowledge in JTAG, MBIST, Scan Compression, ATPG, Fault Simulation and at-speed testing. - Experience with industry ATPG tools Synopsys Tetramax, Cadence Encounter Test or Mentor Fastscan ATPG tools. - Synopsys DFTC scan insertion. - Experience in Logic Design, VHDL, Verilog RTL, verification, and static timing analysis. - Working knowledge in one or more of the following; C, C++, TCL or Perl. - Experience with industry simulation tools such as VCS, Modelsim, or others. - Direct experience in silicon bring-up, debug, and validation of DFT features on ATE. - Detail oriented with strong organizational, problem solving and communication skills. Desired Experience: - Experience in design and verification of the above; layout, SPICE simulation, etc. - Experience with formal verification tools such Verplex, Formality, etc. - Knowledge and experience of timing closure and industry tools like PrimeTime and PTSI. - Experience with other industry tools such as Vera, Spyglass, 0-in, Jasper, RedHawk, PrimePower.

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


Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - Science

Work Experiences:

2+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Bachelors - Computer Engineering, Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Electrical Engineering

Work Experiences:

4+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience. ,2+ years experience with design verification methods. ,2+ years experience with scripting tools and programming languages. ,2+ years experience with architecture and design tools.



ASIC Verification, Matlab C, Multicore System-On-Chip (SoC), Perl Programming, Simulation Software

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