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Adas/Autonomy – Pmic Safety Architect, Staff/Sr. Staff Engineer
Posted on 3/19/2022
Chandler, AZ, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Computer Vision
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 5+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience. OR Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 4+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience. OR PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 3+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience
  • ISO 26262 or IEC 61508
  • Requirements Management Tools and establishing traceability for functional safety requirements e.g. DOORS, etc
  • Familiarity with Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (FMEA) and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) is required experience using tools to perform FMEA, FTA preferred
  • Familiarity with hardware failure rate calculation (FMEDA) experience using Siemens 29500 and/or IEC 62380 preferred
  • Prior automotive experience in ADAS and self-driving systems preferred
  • Relevant Safety Certification is desired e.g. CFSE, CFSP
  • Developing a system level safety architecture and concept to integrate QUALCOMM's hardware in safety critical systems, leading and coordinating the creation of functional safety documentation as per ISO 26262
  • Develop safety requirements to implement Technical Safety Concepts (TSCs) on QUALCOMM's Snapdragon automotive hardware
  • Work with various technology teams on architectural features that would enable targeted safety levels (ASIL B to ASIL D, depending upon the technology team and system level requirements)
  • Conducting safety analyses, both quantitative and qualitative, on automotive hardware designs and identify areas of improvement
  • Responsibilities will include leading functional safety related activities for SoC development and ensure ISO 26262 compliance with respect to SoC architecture, processes and work products
  • Work closely with Quality teams, SoC Design and IP teams, Software team, the functional safety manager(s) as well as customers to ensure the functional safety process is executed and documented
  • Working with vendors and partners to ensure functional safety requirements are fulfilled by the
Desired Qualifications
  • 8+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience
  • Master's degree in electrical engineering with strong analog IC design background
  • Strong knowledge and experience on architecting and/or designing core PMIC related IPs such as SMPS (buck, boost, buck-boost), as well as foundation IPs such as LDOs, ADC, Bandgap, POR
  • Knowledge of transistor-level analog circuit simulation tools and frontend environments with extensive experience with Cadence Virtuoso
  • Knowledge of BCD (Bipolar, CMOS, DMOS) silicon process technologies
  • Experienced in Automotive related constraints such as ESD, EMC, functional safety requirements and design techniques to meet such constraints is a must
  • Experience in performing Analog block related FMEA and FMEDA is essential
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

10,001+ employees

Digital wireless telecommunications products and services.
Company Overview
Qualcomm's mission is to lay the foundation for wireless growth. The company provides a host of telecommunication tools and services.
  • Premium-free health coverage
  • Onsite health & fitness centers
  • Retirement programs
  • Disability & life insurance programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Product discounts
  • Flexible time off
  • Parental leave
Company Values
  • Purposeful Innovation
  • Passionate Execution
  • Collaborative Community
  • Unquestioned Integrity