Modem Systems Engineer

Qualcomm - Boulder, CO4.1

Location Colorado - Boulder
Job Overview Modem systems engineers are at the heart of Qualcomm's success in wireless. They are specification and algorithms wizards and work with software, RF, and digital hardware engineers to design the best modems. Qualcomm Boulder modem systems engineers are embedded in the Test Base Station (TBS) team. The TBS team currently provides solutions for verification of QCT chipset functionality of WLAN, UMTS, LTE, LTE-D (Proximity Services), eMTC, and Multefire. It is expanding into V2X and 5G. Tasks performed by modem systems engineers on the TBS team include:
Analyzing latest 3GPP and other specifications to derive requirements
Translating requirements into end-to-end designs
Theoretical analysis and simulation of features, algorithms, and implementation choices
Presenting & documenting specifications, designs, and other results to cross disciplinary and diverse teams and building consensus around solutions
Supporting the implementation and commercialization of features by providing test vectors, log & other analysis
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
Minimum Qualifications Graduate level classes or equivalent training in:

Digital Communications
Probability and Random Processes
Digital Signal Processing
Statistical Signal Analysis or Signal Detection and Estimation
Error Control Coding or Information Theory
Programming in C/C++ and Matlab
Preferred Qualifications
Ability to work on a diverse team and interact in a diverse and inter-disciplinary engineering organization
Knowledge of LTE physical layer specifications
Knowledge of OFDMA and SC-FDMA
Knowledge of multi-user and/or MIMO transmission and reception strategies
Experience with RF interfaces and digital mitigation of RF distortion
Experience with solving complex physical layer problems independently
Experience with Perl or Python
Experience with C++ development under Linux
Advanced object oriented programming/software design with C++
Education Requirements Required: Master's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Doctorate, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering