Qualcomm Digital ASIC R&D Engineer(s) All levels - QCT, Cork, Ireland in Cork, Ireland

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Digital ASIC R&D Engineer(s) All levels - QCT, Cork, Ireland

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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area

Engineering - Hardware


Ireland - Cork

Job Overview

Qualcomm CDMA Technologies, a.k.a. QCT http://www.qualcomm.com/qct/, is the industry leader in 3G, 4G and 5G communication technology, the largest fabless semiconductor company in the world and is consistently ranked among Fortunes 100 Best Companies to Work For.

All of our solutions and products are elegantly engineered for optimal performance and power consumption. And our system-on-chip solutions like Snapdragon bring together CPU, GPU, connectivity, multimedia and GPS technologies in a way that is redefining mobile possibilities for people everywhere.

QCTs Design Technology Team is actively seeking candidates for VLSI R&D positions at our Cork, Ireland location. You will be part of the design methodology team that develops innovative solutions for Qualcomms chip implementation flow.

Role & Responsibilities

As a Design Engineer, you will play a vital role in addressing challenges with Performance, Power, and Area (PPA) scaling tradeoffs to qualify technology entitlement of advance process nodes. You will be responsible for convergence of complex designs using best-in-class tools, flows & methodologies to optimize PPA. You will also benchmark 3rd-party IP designs, analyze performance and quality metrics, publish tradeoffs for IP recommendations, drive enablement and schedule for IP integration into Qualcomms SoC and IoT products, track development through tapeout, achieve 100% yield target post-Silicon, and signoff IP designs for high-volume production.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field.*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

  • Scripting with Python, TCL and/or C++ Basic knowledge in digital VLSI implementation (netlist to GDS)

  • Hands on experience with EDA tools (Primetime, ICC2, Innovus, Tempus, etc.)

  • 2+ years of experience in software development

  • Industry experience in EDA companies

  • Industry experience in VLSI physical implementation (e.g., PnR, Timing ECO)

  • Data mining/machine learning experience

  • Knowledge in EDA algorithms, constrained optimization, statistics

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering

Preferred: Master's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering


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.