Engineering Technician, Senior

    • Qualcomm Technologies
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 43 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


On Site
USD 28.02 - 42.02 per hour
Full Time


Policies and procedures
Virtual reality
Artificial intelligence
Satellite telecommunications
Team leadership
Hand tools
Electronic engineering
Test equipment
Microsoft Word
Wireless communication
Adobe AIR
Electrical engineering
Microsoft Excel

Job Details

Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Services Group, Engineering Services Group > Engineering Technician

General Summary:

General Summary:

Before there were smartphones or smart cities, before autonomous cars or 360 virtual reality videos, there was our technology. Headquartered in San Diego, for over 30 years Qualcomm's inventions have inspired others to make the impossible, possible. From 5G to artificial intelligence, IoT to automotive and extended reality applications, Qualcomm is inventing the technologies of an intelligently connected future, spearheading research efforts for the next global wireless standard, and collaborating with industry leaders in the wireless value chain to make this future a commercial reality.

Qualcomm's Government Technologies (QGOV) division develops special products based on its wireless terrestrial and satellite communication technologies for the military, federal, local, and foreign governments. As an Engineering Technician, you will support government-sponsored research, development, integration, and testing of such systems, including adaptation and extension of commercial systems to novel applications and environments, as well as internal development efforts. The individual will work on a variety of projects crossing multiple disciplines to deliver timely results to our customers. You will be responsible for working closely with other engineering disciplines to solve and document moderately complex problems. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Complete assigned tasks on time without significant errors
  • Actively seek answers for new challenges
  • Prioritizes project deadlines and deliverables without close supervision
  • Adapt to changes and setbacks to meet deadlines
  • Communicate issues with team lead and peers
  • Seek out learning opportunities to increase own knowledge and skill
  • Exercise creativity to troubleshoot technical problems or deal with novel circumstances
  • Complete technical reports based on data and/or findings

Minimum Qualification:

Skilled in the use of soldering irons, hot air rework stations and small hand tools

Courses, certificates, diploma and/or experience in the field of electronics or equivalent

Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent.
5+ years of basic electrical/electronics engineering, electronics or RF testing, or related experience.

Physical Requirements:
Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 25 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5-8 years of experience working in a proto-type environment or equivalent field
  • Basic knowledge of electronics (component identification/function)
  • Basic knowledge of common test equipment (Oscilloscopes, Spectrum analyzers, etc)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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    Qualcomm expects its employees to abide by all applicable policies and procedures, including but not limited to security and other requirements regarding protection of Company confidential information and other confidential and/or proprietary information, to the extent those requirements are permissible under applicable law.

    Pay range:
    $28.02 - $42.02

    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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