Engineer – IC Validation (3044023) | Qualcomm | Bangalore, KA

Job description:

Qualcomm is conducting an interview for the post of IC Validation Engineer.

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Contribute to requirements capture and programme reviews.
  • Task definition and breakdown including time and risk estimation.
  • Develop tests scripts/hardware of moderate scale and complexity to agreed timescales under moderate supervision.
  • Maintenance of scripts and hardware.
  • Debug of hardware including defect investigation.
  • Deliver high quality automation and hardware in line with the department’s processes.
  • Contribute to the creation of relevant documentation following the department’s processes.
  • Conduct peer reviews for scripts and hardware.
  • Collate, summarise and present validation data for review.
  • Run scripts, analysing and confirming the validity of results using data analysis and statistics.
  • Automate standard lab equipment (power supplies, spectrum analyzers, signal generators)
  • Dedicate time to learning and development (new scripting languages, test methodology, test equipment, etc.)

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of analogue and digital semiconductor circuits
  • A good level of Signal processing and audio knowledge
  • Familiarity with test equipment; power supplies, high performance oscilloscopes, audio analyzers, signal generators, spectrum analyzers.
  • Familiarity with a scripting language (Python/C/C# etc)
  • Familiarity with R language-based data analysis tools
  • Ability to draw inferences and highlight key points from a data set
  • Demonstrate analytical problem-solving skills

Minimum Qualifications:

IC Validation Engineer Job Description:

The IC Validation group purpose is to validate the implementation of Qualcomm IPs within products, and ensure products are suitable for mass production. To meet this goal, a large part of the role is to develop test systems, automation, testing and troubleshooting of subsequent issues.

This role requires good knowledge of both hardware and software to effectively produce outcomes. Areas of focus include, analog/digital audio, Power Management Units (PMU), battery management, auxiliary functions, peripherals, power optimisation, pre-silicon design emulation, among others.

The primary role for the IC Validation Engineer is to take the technical lead of a component/s in the design and implement Qualcomm’s validation test systems to guarantee functionality according to the device specifications and external customer requirements. This often requires generating new test hardware, test scripts, data analysis scripts and distinctive measurement techniques to accomplish cell, sub-system, and system level validation. Further expectations include debugging faulty modules, data analysis, and communication of the results within Qualcomm to meet new product introduction milestones.

The Engineer will take ownership of certain aspects of a project and will be responsible for delivering on assignments at timescale agreed with the group leader. Tasks will be well defined, and the Engineer is expected to work with minimum supervision from a senior team member.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience of working in a test lab
  • Ability to produce automation with Python and R Language
  • Knowledge of Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and NFC standards
  • Detailed knowledge of Analog and Digital Audio, Power Management Units (PMU), Battery Management, Auxiliary functions, Peripherals, Power Optimisation techniques.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant engineering discipline from an internationally recognized institution with at least 1 year experience in a relevant engineering role
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant engineering discipline from an internationally recognized institution

Job/Req. ID: 3010803

Company: Qualcomm

Location: Bangalore, KA

Job Category: VLSI Engineering

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