Qualcomm IT Network Engineer in San Diego, California

Job Description:

Job Id

N1967244

Job Title

IT Network Engineer

Post Date

10/09/2018

Company


Division

Qualcomm Incorporated


Information Technology

Job Area

Information Technology

Location

California - San Diego

Job Overview

Operates company's internal data communications systems. Plans, designs and implements local and wide-area network solutions between multiple platforms and protocols (including IP and VOIP). Supports/troubleshoots network issues and coordinates with vendors for installation of such items as routers and switches. Works on project implementation. Provides training and assists with proposal writing. Conducts project planning, cost analysis and vendor comparisons.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Working under close supervision.

  • Taking responsibility for own work and making decisions with limited impact; impact of decisions is readily apparent; errors made typically only impact timeline (i.e., require additional time to correct).

  • Using verbal and written communication skills to convey basic, routine factual information about day-to-day activities to others who are fully knowledgeable in the subject area.

  • Completing tasks that require multiple steps that must be performed in a specific order, using directions or manuals that accurately document the steps necessary to perform the tasks.

  • Using deductive problem solving required to solve moderately complex problems; most problems have defined processes of diagnosis/detection; some limited data analysis may be required.

  • Exercising some creativity may be required to troubleshoot technical problems or deal with novel circumstances.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively seeks answers for new challenges, and explores multiple strategies for completing project tasks.

  • Seeks out learning opportunities and feedback to increase own knowledge and skill using internal and external training resources.

  • Adheres to company architecture standards when implementing system designs.

  • Executes project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables for large and/or multiple projects.

  • Completes moderate technical tasks assigned by more senior personnel.

  • Assists in the maintenance of assigned enterprise infrastructure systems to ensure successful deployment and operation.

  • Communicates with project lead via email and direct conversation to provide project status updates and information about impending obstacles.

  • Manages distractions, prioritizes tasks, and deals with setbacks in a timely manner under direction from more senior personnel.

  • Escalates complex technical issues to an appropriate party (e.g., project lead, colleagues).

  • Contributes to technical conversations with tech leads/managers.

  • Collaborates with individuals in multiple domains to identify barriers to successful project completion.

  • Networks with colleagues within domain of expertise to gain insight, ideas, and connections.

  • Adapts to moderate changes and setbacks in order to manage pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Collaborates with various IT Teams (e.g., database, operations, technical support) throughout system development and implementation.

  • Identifies and recommends ways to address improvement opportunities proactively, and escalates issues or risks as appropriate.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree in a technical field (e.g. Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems) OR Bachelors degree in a non-technical field (e.g. Business, Humanities, Marketing) and 1+ years Networked Systems-relevant experience OR High School diploma or equivalent and 3+ years Networked Systems-relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

1+ years experience with at least one operating system (e.g., Linux, OSX, Windows).

Cisco Certification (e.g., CCNA, CCNP, CCIE) or equivalent industry certification.

Education Requirements

Bachelors degree in a technical field (e.g. Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems) OR Bachelors degree in a non-technical field (e.g. Business, Humanities, Marketing)

High School diploma or equivalent and 3+ years Networked Systems-relevant experience.

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.