Staff Engineer
11h ago

Company :

Qualcomm India Private Limited

Job Area :

Engineering Group, Engineering Group >

Job Overview :

Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives.

But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products.

This is the Invention Age - and this is where you come in.

General Summary Researches, designs, develops, and tests operating systems-level software and / or hardware. Designs and coordinates complex engineering projects at the system level.

Performs functional decomposition to drive requirements and specifications to both hardware and software. Analyzes information to determine, recommend, and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system.

Ensures system-level performance and power metrics are met. Drives triage of problems at the system level to determine root cause.

The responsibilities of this role include :

  • Working independently with little supervision.
  • Making decisions that are moderate in impact; errors may have financial impact or effect on projects, operations, or customer relationships;
  • errors may require involvement beyond immediate work group to correct.

  • Using verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and / or detailed information to multiple individuals / audiences with differing knowledge levels.
  • May require strong negotiation and influence, communication to large groups or high-level constituents.

  • Having a moderate amount of influence over key organizational decisions (e.g., is consulted by senior leadership to provide input on key decisions).
  • Completing tasks that do not have defined steps; simultaneous use of multiple mental abilities is generally required to determine the best approach;
  • mistakes may result in significant rework.

  • Exercising substantial creativity to innovate new processes, procedures, or work products within guidelines or to achieve established objectives.
  • Using deductive and inductive problem solving; multiple approaches may be taken / necessary to solve the problem; often information is missing or conflicting;
  • advanced data analysis and interpretation skills are required.

  • Occasionally participates in strategic planning within own area affecting immediate operations. The responsibilities of this role do not include :
  • Financial accountability (e.g., does not involve budgeting responsibility).
  • Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Communicates with project lead and internal teams via email and direct conversation to provide status and information about impending obstacles.
  • Manages analyses to identify where an issue has occurred and makes recommendations for how to address the issue.
  • Independently gathers, integrates, and interprets information from a variety of sources (other project teams, technical leads) in order to troubleshoot issues and creates and implements a solution to those issues.
  • Collaborates with others inside and outside of project team to accomplish project objectives.
  • Participates in and offers solutions during technical conversations.
  • Verifies the accuracy of systems independently.
  • Independently designs implementation, testing, and automation of features for projects, and develops a testing framework for a feature by creating test cases, implementing the framework, and replicating or resolving complex issues.
  • Networks with colleagues within domain to gain insight, ideas, and connections.
  • Manages or reviews the results document to explain the outcome of testing and associated debugging and presents results to internal teams.
  • Identifies bugs in systems architecture and framework design developed by others and fixes them, makes recommendations on how to address them when appropriate, and investigates issues in order to prevent future issues.
  • IT Core Competencies N / A

    Required Competencies (All competencies are required upon entry)

  • Analyzing Complex Information - The ability to collect information from a variety of different sources (e.g., platform level performance, resource constraints, performance dashboards, etc.
  • and identify fundamental patterns / trends across sets of highly complex data. This includes the ability to gather, integrate, and interpret high level information from multiple sources.

  • Building Trusting Relationships - The ability to build trusting, collaborative relationships and rapport with different types of people and businesses.
  • This includes delivering on commitments and maintaining confidential information, as well as being approachable, showing interest in the other person, and relating well to people regardless of personality or background.

  • Communication - The ability to convey information clearly and accurately, as well as choosing the most effective method of delivery (e.
  • g., email, phone, face-to-face). This includes using a technically sound communication style both verbally and in writing.

  • Creating the New and Different - The ability to be creative. This includes the ability to produce breakthrough ideas, being a visionary, managing innovation, seeing multiple futures, having broad interests and knowledge, and gaining support in order to translate new ideas into solutions.
  • This also includes the ability to plan and implement unconventional ideas and speculate about alternative futures without all of the data.

  • Decision Making - The ability to make quick, accurate decisions. This includes the ability to weigh alternatives and take into account the impact of the decisions on people, equipment, or other resources.
  • Getting Work Done - The ability to be organized, resourceful, and planful. This includes the ability to leverage multiple resources to get things done and lay out tasks in sufficient detail.
  • This also includes the ability to get things done with fewer resources and in less time, work on multiple tasks at once without losing track, and foresee and plan around obstacles.

  • Mentoring and Coaching - The ability to develop, coach, and mentor associates. This includes the ability to provide development experiences and network opportunities, advise, and teach to prepare associates for effective job performance.
  • Taking Initiative The ability to attack work activities with drive and energy, understanding the impact of work on key metrics, and making decisions that are in the company's best interest.
  • This includes not being afraid to initiate action before all the facts are known, and driving value-added work tasks to completion.

  • Technical Documentation - Ability to appropriately document software and / or hardware specifications to promote knowledge transfer to other engineers.
  • Systems Engineering - The ability to plan and design tests for proper integration of systems components and features. This includes the ability to analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system, requirements allocation, interface definition, behavior and performance definition.
  • Technical Troubleshooting - Knowledge of systematic approaches to solving common technical problems (e.g., hardware, software, application, operational).
  • This includes the ability to identify problems and report and escalate problems according to established procedures. This also includes the ability to identify available resources for troubleshooting.

  • Time Management - The ability to quickly prioritize mission-critical from less important or trivial work activities. This includes sensing what the next most useful thing is to work on, and focusing on the critical few tasks that add value while putting aside or delaying the rest.
  • Additional Competencies N / A

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 5+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.
  • 3+ years experience with Testing Software such as Bugzilla, LoadRunner, etc.
  • 3+ years experience with Development Environment Software such as Apache Maven, Ruby, etc.
  • 3+ years experience with Database Management Software.
  • 3+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization.
  • 1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above).
  • Physical Requirements

  • Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.
  • Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs.
  • Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).
  • Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.
  • Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.
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