Qualcomm Engineering Technician in Cambridge, United Kingdom
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
Engineering - Hardware
United Kingdom - Cambridge
The RD Lab Team design and test complex PCBs for internal customers, primarily for new silicon
evaluation. From Bluetooth to Audio and IOE, our boards are key for the successful evaluation of new
exciting silicon projects. We support internal teams for silicon Characterisation, Validation, Radio
Optimisation and Software development.
The role of Technician will require you to test, rework and fault find development boards to support new
exciting silicon projects. Our boards are both BT (2.4GHz) and Audio focused and experience with
these technologies is preferred.
This role will also require you to be involved with our in house High Temperature Operating Life Test
(HTOL) facility, performing loading, unloading of devices to a schedule as well as testing of parts on the
Fully training on these systems will be provided.
Testing and debug of all engineering boards developed by the R&D Lab Group. Including manual
and ATE testing where appropriate
Testing, debug and programming of HTOL (High Temperature Operating Life) boards
Testing, debug and programming of HAST (Highly Accelerated Stress Test) boards
Assist with the loading and unloading of Qualcomm silicon in and out of the in-house HTOL system
Providing lab services support to internal customers e.g. the Radio Integration Group and Test
Development when required. Including use of chip rework machine
Maintenance and ordering Lab stocks of components and sundries including ordering of appropriate
Maintenance of tested lab board stocks in association with the Board Manufacturing Group in
particular lab stocks of DV Design verification boards
Responsible for liaising with Quality Engineer for Equipment Calibration events for HTOL lab.
Responsible for ensuring Health and Safety practices are followed in the lab environment including
review and maintenance of COSHH certificates for lab sundries and general lab cleanliness
Liaison with BMG group test department to handover test solutions on mature projects
Conversant with test equipment Spectrum Analyser; DMM;
Proven experience of debugging hardware preferably within the semiconductor industry.
Excellent soldering skills in particular reflow of BGA & CSPs down to 0.4mm pitch and
Delivers to agreed deadlines
Works well as part of a team as well as on their own
Balances thinking with doing.
A methodical approach to problem solving.
Thrives in a high pressure environment.
Actively seeks opportunities to accelerate personal learning and development.
Builds a culture of trust where people collaborate to win.
Motivated to see things through, focused on goals that matter
An attention to detail and a focus on quality.
Good written and spoken English
Good team player with the ability to work autonomously.
Proven experience in a similar role
Programming experience Python; PIC micro controllers
0402 soldering skills.
Relevant technical qualifications
EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.