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Qualcomm Hyderabad, Telangana (Onsite) Full-Time


Qualcomm India Private Limited

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Hardware Engineering

General Summary:

As a leading technology innovator, Qualcomm pushes the boundaries of what's possible to enable next-generation experiences and drives digital transformation to help create a smarter, connected future for all. As a Qualcomm Hardware Engineer, you will plan, design, optimize, verify, and test electronic systems, bring-up yield, circuits, mechanical systems, Digital/Analog/RF/optical systems, equipment and packaging, test systems, FPGA, and/or DSP systems that launch cutting-edge, world class products. Qualcomm Hardware Engineers collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop solutions and meet performance requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Engineering, or related field and 4+ years of Hardware Engineering or related work experience.
Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Engineering, or related field and 3+ years of Hardware Engineering or related work experience.
PhD in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Engineering, or related field and 2+ years of Hardware Engineering or related work experience.

Job Summary:          

  • This position is open for 2-4 years’ experience candidate in Qualcomm CSI (Custom/SemiCustom implementation) team
  • Candidate will be part of CSI team working on RTL- GDS HM implementations using custom flow and methodology for CSI IP’s . 
  • Qualcomm is one of the fastest growing semiconductor organization in India making high-end Chips with the most advanced technologies. To support its growing needs, we have strong CSI team for the design, development of various highspeed and low power IP’s being used in SoC. Individual has to work on RTL-GDS implementation. This will involve innovating new solutions in close collaboration with the other design teams. 

 Job Responsibilities: 

  • Job responsibilities include design and development of custom macro using
    • Physical design at HM level using Icc2/Innovus tools
    • Floorplaaning, CTS, Routing using custom methodology. 
    • EM/IR signoff though RedHawk
    • Timing Signoff and Physical verification
    • Formal verification
  • Candidate should be able to collaborate with different teams.


  • 6-10 year of experience:
  • Strong knowledge in transistor circuit design& block level logic design of Memory subsystem & Data path.
  • STA for the design to close Set-up, Hold, MPW, Transition, etc
  • Design verification using ESPCV & LEC, Simulation using Finesim & HSPICE.
  • Front-end RTL Design (Verilog RTL design, System Verilog, Synopsys Design Compiler, Cadence RTL Compiler, LEC, PLDRC, Static Timing Analysis and PTPX)
  • Physical Design using industry-standard RTL2GDS flow including Synopsys ICC2, Cadence Encounter.
  • Scripting in Perl/Python/Shell/Tcl for productivity is a plus
  • IP development (custom macro transistor level design, physical integration, collateral generation, flow development) and PPA quantification.
  • Interface with Process Technology Team to understand the complex DRC and DFM requirements of the advanced technology nodes
  • Work with cross functional teams (Architecture, Test/Verification , Product, CAD, Layout, Physical Design) to gather/define/implement specs
  • Transistor level implementation of the block using CMOS/Domino/Cell-Based/Data path styles
  • Implement power/clock gating techniques, Implement power/clock gating techniques, Implement industry standard as well as custom DFT techniques
  • Implement clock distribution using custom/CTS techniques for low skew/latency/power, Implement block layout using custom/compiler techniques using custom/semi-custom/stdcell libraries
  • Implement block level floor planning using custom and/or tiling techniques

Applicants: If you need an accommodation, during the application/hiring process, you may request an accommodation by sending email to 

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Although this role has some expected minor physical activity, this should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. If you are an individual with a physical or mental disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm’s toll-free number found

for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities as part of our ongoing efforts to create an accessible workplace.

Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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.

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