Digital Design Engineer

    • Qualcomm Technologies
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 56 days ago | Updated 4 hours ago


On Site
USD 134,500.00 - 201,500.00 per year
Full Time


Policies and procedures
Digital design
Data processing
Timing closure
Code coverage
Logic synthesis
Computer architecture
Intellectual property
System on a chip
Software development
Change data capture
Digital signal processing
Computer hardware
Integrated circuit

Job Details

Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > ASICS Engineering

General Summary:

As a leading technology innovator, Qualcomm pushes the boundaries of what's possible to enable next-generation experiences and drives communication and data processing transformation to help create a smarter, connected future for all. As a Qualcomm ASIC Engineer, you will define, model, design (digital and/or analog), optimize, verify, validate, implement, and document IP (block/SoC) development for a variety of high performance, high quality, low power world class products. Qualcomm Engineers collaborate with cross-functional groups to determine product execution path.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field and 4+ years of ASIC design, verification, validation, integration, or related work experience.
Master's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field and 3+ years of ASIC design, verification, validation, integration, or related work experience.
PhD in Science, Engineering, or related field and 2+ years of ASIC design, verification, validation, integration, or related work experience.

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to finalize IP level specifications and SoC integration documentation.
  • Perform Verilog RTL coding of block level and SoC integration designs.
  • Coordinate with other designers and perform SoC level integration of design blocks.
  • Qualify RTL code with frontend design tools such as Lint & CDC.
  • Perform synthesis and run LEC & static timing closure at macro level.
  • Work closely with Design Verification team in helping fix design bugs and in achieving code coverage and functional coverage closure.

Required Qualifications:
  • Skilled in Verilog coding.
  • Experience with the AMBA bus protocol and DMA integration.
  • Familiarity with Matlab, Makefile, C.
  • Expertise in logic synthesis.
  • Knowledge of computer architecture concepts.
  • Knowledge of fixed point arithmetic concepts.
  • BS/MS EE with 7+ years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in successfully owning IP macro deliverables and IP release.
  • Experience with implementing DSP blocks such as FIR filters, IIR filters etc. and other hardware accelerators in fixed point arithmetic.
  • Experience with integrating on-chip microcontrollers/microprocessors.
  • Some knowledge of DSP theory.

Although this role has some expected minor physical activity, this should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. If you are an individual with a physical or mental disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm's toll-free number found for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities as part of our ongoing efforts to create an accessible workplace.

Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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Pay range:
$134,500.00 - $201,500.00

The above pay scale reflects the broad, minimum to maximum, pay scale for this job code for the location for which it has been posted. Even more importantly, please note that salary is only one component of total compensation at Qualcomm. We also offer a competitive annual discretionary bonus program and opportunity for annual RSU grants (employees on sales-incentive plans are not eligible for our annual bonus). In addition, our highly competitive benefits package is designed to support your success at work, at home, and at play. Your recruiter will be happy to discuss all that Qualcomm has to offer!

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