IT Engineer, Senior

    • Qualcomm Technologies
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 50 days ago | Updated 9 hours ago


On Site
USD 45.50 - 68.24 per hour
Full Time


Root cause analysis
Policies and procedures
Information Technology
Design analysis
Business process
Operating systems
Development testing
Infrastructure architecture
Project management
Customer relationship management
Problem solving
Data Analysis

Job Details

Company:Qualcomm Incorporated

Job Area:Information Technology Group, Information Technology Group > IT Engineering

General Summary:

Performs IT functions such as design, analysis, evaluation, testing, debugging and implementation of applications programs supporting company business processes and operations. Analyzes, installs, acquires, modifies and supports operating systems, database or utilities software. Plans, conducts and directs the analysis of business problems to be solved with automated systems. Analyzes, designs, acquires and implements projects for LAN and/or WAN systems. Plans, designs, acquires and implements projects telecommunications voice/wire systems. At higher job levels, may contribute to the development, testing, evaluation or design of system or infrastructure architecture used throughout the IT solution set.

Minimum Qualifications:
3+ years of IT-related work experience with a Bachelor's degree.
5+ years of IT-related work experience without a Bachelor's degree.

Physical Requirements:
Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 20 lbs.

**Must be able to work full time in San Diego

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Troubleshoots and debugs issues with networks systems and/or applications by completing root cause analysis, and escalates issues both internally and externally as needed.
  • Manages individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables with minimal supervision.
  • Seeks out learning opportunities to increase own knowledge and skill within and outside of domain of expertise.
  • Adapts to significant changes and setbacks in order to manage pressure and meet deadlines independently.
  • Works on IT projects as assigned under the direction of upper level IT staff.
  • Communicates with project lead via email and direct conversation to make recommendations about overcoming impending obstacles.
  • Acts as a resource for less knowledgeable personnel
  • Serves as a hotline support to resolve advanced system and/or application issues by interfacing with users and other IT engineers to resolve issues.
  • Determines which work tasks are most important for self and junior personnel, manages distractions, and independently deals with setbacks in a timely manner.
  • Anticipates complex issues and discusses within and outside of project team to maintain open communication.
  • Works directly with internal business partners to ensure new systems and/or applications operate according to user requirement specifications.
  • Documents solutions and common processes.
  • Monitors computer operating system and/or software application availability and performance by ensuring customers can access necessary systems and/or applications.
  • Networks with colleagues within and outside of domain expertise to gain insight, ideas and connections.
  • Contributes to technical conversations with tech leads/managers and brainstorms possible strategies for project completion.

Level of responsibility
  • Working under some supervision
  • Making decisions that are moderate in impact: errors may have relatively minor financial impact or effect on projects, operations or customer relationships; errors may require involvement beyond immediate work group to correct.
  • Requires verbal and written communication skills to convey information that may be somewhat complex to others who may have limited knowledge of the subject in question.
  • Most tasks require multiple steps that can be performed in various orders; some planning and prioritization must occur to complete the tasks effectively; mistakes may result in some rework.
  • Deductive and inductive problem solving is required; multiple approaches may be taken/necessary to solve the problem; oftem information is missing or incomplete; intermediate data analysis/interpretation skills may be required.
  • Exercising creativity to draft original documents, imagery, or work products within established guidelines.

Physical requirements:
  • Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 20 lbs.

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Pay range:
$45.50 - $68.24

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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