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Job Id E1972910
Job Title System Engineer - 5G (LTE & NR) PHY/MAC design (including C-V2X)
Post Date 05/17/2019
Company - Division Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. - Standards Engineering
Job Area Engineering - Systems
Location California - San Diego
Job Overview Qualcomm is seeking a System Engineer with demonstrated experience in wireless system design and simulations, with a focus on the 5G physical layer and related technical standardization. ***Travel is required*** The candidate will join a world-class team working on the design, promotion, standardization and deployment of new wireless communication functionalities. Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility of this candidate is to work on new functionalities including link level and system level simulations.
The candidate is expected to directly participate in all the design stages as part of a team, identifying problems and design targets, developing solutions, and carrying out performance analysis and simulations.
The candidate is also expected to provide technical contributions to various industry organizations based on Qualcomm designs, and prepare and give high quality presentations to Qualcomm colleagues.
Attendance to 3GPP RAN1, 5GAA, SAE or other industry groups may become part of the job. In that case, the candidate is expected to travel for week-long meetings typically distributed between Europe, North America and Asia.
The candidate will operate in collaboration with different business units within the company, including research projects and product groups.
The candidate will work in an exciting environment with a team of some of the brightest systems engineers in the industry and will have frequent interaction with other engineering disciplines.
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
2+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.
Preferred Qualifications ***PhD, Masters or equivalent mix of education and experience, in a field related to communications, preferable wireless (cellular) communications.
Solid understanding of wireless radio technology principles, including communication theory, digital signal processing and/or information theory.
Applications from new graduates are welcome.
Knowledge of the 3GPP LTE and NR physical layers including C-V2X and of 3GPP features up to Release 15 is preferable.
Solid understanding of simulation environments and programming languages (C/C++/Matlab)
Experience in wireless system design is essential
Experience in standardization working groups is preferable
A good understanding of end to end system design is a plus
A good understanding of key business concepts and being able to relate this to various business strategies for both Qualcomm and others in the industry is also a plus
Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills is required.
Candidate should highlight any experience as an editor, rapporteur or chair of standards bodies.
Ability to work independently
Education Requirements Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

Preferred: PhD, Masters or equivalent mix of education and experience, in a field related to communications, preferable wireless (cellular) communications.

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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