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Qualcomm Signal Integrity - Staff Engineer in Bangalore, India

Company:

Qualcomm India Private Limited

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Hardware Engineering

General Summary:

The Power & Signal Integrity Group (PSIG) resides in the Mixed Signal System unit of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a leader in wireless communication technology. Engineers in the Power & Signal Integrity Group work with the various business units across Qualcomm to help bring leading edge mobile products to market.

The candidate will work in a team oriented environment with a lead SI/PI engineer to provide electrical design expertise in the areas of signal integrity and power integrity for the design of wireless products and development systems. The engineer will be located in Bangalore, India with the reference platform design teams to perform analyses and provide guidance on signal and power integrity issues while organizationally being part of PSIG in San Diego, US. Working effectively across organizational boundaries is essential as is the effective documentation and presentation of results. The candidate is expected to work closely with the platform design teams under the direction of an experienced SI engineer while applying established PSIG methodologies. The engineer will have the opportunity to influence the evolution of analysis methodologies.

Responsibilities

  • Perform various IO analyses using established methodologies, potentially from model extraction through simulation and reporting of conclusions. IO types include DDR memory interfaces and variety of serial interfaces.

  • Analyze and provide design guidance on PCB power distribution networks using established methodologies.

  • Document, distribute, and present results at appropriate meetings.

0 to 4 years of experience in the following areas:

  • Electromagnetic theory and transmission lines

  • Basic signal and power integrity concepts

  • Commercial 3D electromagnetic field solver

  • Commercial SI or RF analysis tools

  • SPICE transient simulation including use of IBIS models

The following experience is a plus:

  • DDR and LPDDR design and analysis

  • High speed serial IO design and analysis

  • Ansys, Cadence/Sigrity, Keysight, SI/PI tools, and MATLAB desirable

  • Spreadsheets and similar productivity tools

  • Mentor or Cadence board design tools

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline, Master degree preferred

Position available to new or recent college graduates?

  • Yes

Minimum Qualifications:

We have multiple Signal integrity engineer requirements in Hyderabad and Bangalore locations. Looking for B Tech/M Tech professionals from reputed collages in India having specializations in ECE/RF/Microwave/VLSI. You will work in a team-oriented environment with cross functional leads to provide electrical design expertise in the areas of signal integrity and power integrity for the design of wireless products and development systems. You will have opportunity to work on cutting edge IC packaging technologies, mobile products, and various other internal platforms. You will be working closely with IO/PHY design teams, PCB, IC Packaging teams and electrical validation teams. You will be responsible for end-to-end interconnect design signoff and design guidelines for external customers.

Candidates having sound knowledge in Signal processing techniques, Electromagnetic theory, Transmission lines design concepts will be highly preferred.

Candidates having experience in these areas will have added advantage:

• DDR and LPDDR design and analysis

• High speed serial IO design and analysis

• SI/PI tools: Synopsys HSPICE, Ansys HFSS/SIWave, Cadence/Sigrity, Keysight, SI/PI tools, and MATLAB desirable

• Exposure to automation and Spreadsheets and similar productivity tools

• Basics of Mentor or Cadence board/SiP design tools for viewing and layout reviews

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or related field.

• 8+ years of Hardware Engineering or related work experience.

• 2+ years of experience with circuit design (e.g., digital, analog, RF).

• 2+ years of experience utilizing schematic capture and circuit simulation software.

• 2+ years of experience with hardware design and measurement instruments such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, RF tools, etc.

• 1+ years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develops complex features and components of hardware designs in line with proposals or roadmaps for complex products; advises less experienced engineers working together on common testing and design tasks.

• Applies advanced design rules and processes for electronic hardware, equipment, and/or integrated circuitry independently; has a basic understanding of other domains.

• Reads device specification sheets and interprets complex details required to design various hardware features; provides guidance to less experienced engineers working with spec sheets.

• Identifies advanced ways to optimize tests and/or hardware designs by evaluating device performance over a wide range of operating conditions and configurations.

• Evaluates complex design features to identify potential flaws (electrical, mechanical, hardware), compatibility issues, and/or compliance issues; advises less experienced engineers on design evaluations.

• Documents complex details about materials, components, chipsets, and functionality for a device while being mindful of potential compatibility, safety, and compliance issues; assists less experienced engineers in their documentation of these details.

• Troubleshoots advanced issues with product designs and finds solutions that are documented and shared with internal teams working on similar products.

• Provides essential technical input, support, and documentation for internal customers; advises less experienced engineers on how to provide support for clients.

• Acts as a tech lead on mid-sized to large projects and owns the outcome of the project.

• Manages project-related activities (e.g., meetings, documentation, deliverables) between their team and other teams working on the same or similar products, operating across locations and time zones; brings the project to conclusion.

• Utilizes deep understanding of Qualcomm products to evaluate and test hardware designs and identify unique components or functions that could potentially be filed for IP patents; shares these findings with their manager.

• Displays deep knowledge in a specific area; acquires advanced knowledge of industry trends, competitor products, and advances in various engineering fields from publicly available information; shares knowledge with others on team and helps less experienced engineers understand and apply advanced concepts.

• Conducts specialized analyses (e.g., feasibility studies, signal integrity, power integrity, teardown analyses) and reviews analyses conducted; provides guidance and feedback to junior engineers in the execution and interpretation of these analyses.

Additional responsibilities may also include:

• Develops design implementation, analysis, methodology, flows, and automation for development and validation of System on Chip, electronic parts, components, integrated circuitry, and packaging.

• Provides design solutions to evaluate, characterize and develop the design implementation solution for leading-edge products in the most advanced processes.

• Interfaces with various cross functional teams (RF, Analog and Digital IC designers, Software, System Engineering, Test Engineers, Customer Engineering, and Operations) to drive and incorporate the latest design solutions in the production program to improve yield, productivity, and quality.

Level of Responsibility:

• Working independently with little supervision.

• Making decisions that are moderate in impact; errors may have financial impact or effect on projects, operations, or customer relationships; errors may require involvement beyond immediate work group to correct.

• Using verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels. May require strong negotiation and influence, communication to large groups or high-level constituents.

• Having a moderate amount of influence over key organizational decisions (e.g., is consulted by senior leadership to provide input on key decisions).

• Completing tasks that do not have defined steps; simultaneous use of multiple mental abilities is generally required to determine the best approach; mistakes may result in significant rework.

• Exercising substantial creativity to innovate new processes, procedures, or work products within guidelines or to achieve established objectives.

• Using deductive and inductive problem solving; multiple approaches may be taken/necessary to solve the problem; often information is missing or conflicting; advanced data analysis and interpretation skills are required.

• Occasionally participates in strategic planning within own area affecting immediate operations.

The responsibilities of this role do not include:

• Financial accountability (e.g., does not involve budgeting responsibility).

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