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Qualcomm ASIC Design Engineer (Security Group) - Santa Clara, CA in Santa Clara, California

Company:

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > ASICS Engineering

General Summary:

A world leader in smart mobile technologies, QCT offers complete solutions that enable continuous innovation for today's smart connected devices. Our vast expertise in wireless technology, combined with our unique systems approach to developing solutions, puts QCT at the forefront of the rapidly expanding mobile industry. QCT offers solutions for CDMA, UMTS, GSM and LTE technologies, providing support for both 3G, 4G and now 5G networks and devices. Qualcomm also offers a broad portfolio of additional wired and wireless technologies for the mobile, networking, computing and consumer electronics product segments. All of our solutions and products are elegantly engineered for optimal performance and power consumption. Our system-on-chip solutions like Snapdragon bring together CPU, GPU, connectivity, security, multimedia and GPS technologies in a way that is redefining mobile possibilities for people everywhere. Because of its unsurpassed performance and capabilities, Snapdragon is enhancing the mobile experience and fueling an ever-expanding array of new connected device categories, ranging from smartphones to tablets to e-readers and beyond.

The Hardware Security team is seeking Digital Design Engineers with Security experience in San Diego, CA. The Security team works on cutting edge digital Security IP for use in premium tier SnapDragon chip sets.

This is a high level, high profile position, requiring interaction with cross-functional teams. The work will expose the candidate to all aspects of Hardware Security Product design flow, including Architecture, IP development, Security Certifications, Cryptography, Fault Injection, Side-Channel Analysis, Countermeasures, Silicon Testing and other security product aspects.

Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in ASIC design

  • Experience with security designs and concepts (e.g. crypto and security certifications)

  • Experience in ASIC design flow: architecture, verilog/system-verilog RTL design, DFT, synthesis, and timing closure

  • Excellent problem solving, strong communication and teamwork skills

  • Self-driven, able to work with minimum supervision

Preferred Requirements

  • Strong familiarity with symmetric and asymmetric cryptographic algorithms (e.g. AES, DES, SHA, RSA), implementation and use models within high level protocols

  • The candidate must be able to identify security threats, weaknesses, propose countermeasures, evaluate resolutions, understand, and interpret government standards

  • The successful candidate has a strong exposure to security concepts and implementation techniques

  • Experience with RNG, PUF, Error correction codes

  • Experience with fault injection, side channel analysis, countermeasures

  • Experience with security certifications

  • Experience with root of trust, provisioning

  • Experience with system level architecture, analog design, and silicon test

  • Experience with High-speed, Low Area, and Low Power architectures

  • Experience in verification and modeling is a plus

  • PhD or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering Preferred

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field and 5+ years of ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

OR

Master's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field and 4+ years of ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

OR

PhD in Science, Engineering, or related field and 3+ years of ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

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