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Job Id E1970176
Job Title RIOG Intern Engineer - Cambridge UK – 3 Months
Post Date 02/25/2019
Company Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area Engineering - Hardware
Location United Kingdom - Cambridge
Job Overview This role would be ideal for a fresh engineering intern in electronics, analogue and digital communication. The Radio Integration and Optimisation Group (RIOG) primary function is Bringup, Evaluation and optimization of new radio silicon. The group consists of multi-disciplined (RF, Analogue, Software, Digital) engineers who, working closely with specialist design and systems engineers, use this broad base of knowledge to provide optimal tuning and configuration solutions for radio operation. The role is predominantly lab-based working at circuit, cell, subsystem and system level the RIOG team are responsible for bring up, debug, evaluation, optimization and enhancement of the radio performance of Qualcomm silicon radios. Focusing on all aspects of the silicon design that influence the performance, qualification and test of the connectivity radios, including elements of the embedded firmware for Radio Control and defining the Production Test strategy and test limits for the radio. The individual blocks are verified in isolation before building into a complete radio system to include digits, firmware and analogue/RF. The intern will be assigned to a project and take part in responsibly for the performance and operation of the radio, interfacing directly with analogue and digital designers, systems engineers and radio control fw engineers to provide a complete radio system solution for verification and validation in characterization over temperature and process skews. The intern will take part for generating Python test scripts, writing embedded C code for fw radio control. Key Involvements: Understanding taking responsibly for own work. Solves complex problems in a tightly constrained environment. Python code generation to control instrument and data acquisition. Writing Embedded code to exercise chip functionality. Maintaining test scripts and developing for new features Keeps abreast of new developments. Collaborates effectively with other staff throughout the company Ensures quality of the solution; works with lead engineers and project managers to ensure timely delivery of desgins
Minimum Qualifications Broad experience of hardware; Analogue and digital circuits, Wireless communications, wireless circuits for audio or IOT applications.
Competent in Matlab, Python or other scripting languages.
Familiarity with radio test equipment
Demonstrable analytical problem solving skills.

*References to a particular number of years experience are for indicative purposes only. Applications from candidates with equivalent experience will be considered, provided that the candidate can demonstrate an ability to fulfil the principal duties of the role and possesses the required competencies.
Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of connectivity radio architectures at a cell, Subsystem and system level Knowledge of PLL, mixer, ADC/DAC, LNA and PA circuit operation Interests in Bluetooth standards and methods of radio testing. Knowledge of or familiarity with Embedded C code. Knowledge of or familiarity with Verilog.
Education Requirements *Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

About the company

Billions, maybe trillions of times a day…

That’s how often people around the world likely grab for their smartphone- and all that incredible stuff a phone can do that keeps people reaching for it multiple times a day- Qualcomm invented the stuff that made that stuff possible.

Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We come from different countries and diverse cultures, speak different languages and offer unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—to lead the way to a new era of intelligent, connected devices.

Qualcomm’s technologies powered the smartphone revolution by connecting the phone to the Internet, and now we are changing everything about everything else. We pioneered 3G and 4G, propelling mobile to the forefront of the technology world, and now, we are leading the way to 5G that will connect billions more. Our products revolutionize industries from automotive and IoT to healthcare and data-centers, and are allowing millions of devices to connect with each other in new ways never imagined.

We've been called dreamers, inventors, rebels, risk takers, pioneers and geeks. We dream big. We invent bigger. Most importantly, we often do what many think is impossible in the name of innovation.

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