Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Systems Test Engineering
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 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.
Using 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. May require basic negotiation and influence, cooperation, tact, and diplomacy, etc.
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 with 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.
Exercising creativity to draft original documents, imagery, or work products within established guidelines.
Using deductive and inductive problem solving; multiple approaches may be taken/necessary to solve the problem; often information is missing or incomplete; intermediate data analysis/interpretation skills may be required.
May be solicited during strategic planning period.
The responsibilities of this role do not include:
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
Gathers, integrates, and interprets information from a variety of sources in order to troubleshoot issues; finds solutions and shares opinions about ways to address the issues.
Collaborates with individuals inside own team and with other teams to complete project work.
Collaborates with project team to accomplish project objectives.
Conducts analyses to identify where an issue has occurred and makes recommendations for how to address the issue with some/minimal supervision.
Anticipates and discusses issues with project team to maintain open communication.
Seeks out learning opportunities to increase own knowledge and skill.
Communicates with project lead via email and direct conversation to provide status and information about impending obstacles.
Manages individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables with minimal supervision.
Contributes to conversations during technical team discussion.
Collaborates with tech leads and engineers on a project in order to verify the accuracy of systems with minimal supervision.
Verifies proposed solutions to identified issues; accurately addresses and corrects the problem with minimal supervision.
Adapts to changes and setbacks in order to manage pressure and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
Implements and tests features with some direction/supervision from tech lead.
Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to 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.
Computer Science, Bachelors
2+ years of Systems engineering or related work experience.
2+ years experience with Development Environment Software such as Apache Maven, Ruby, etc. ,4+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience ,1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above). ,2+ years experience with Testing Software such as Bugzilla, LoadRunner, etc. ,2+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization. ,2+ years experience with Database Management Software.
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