Senior Design Verification Engineer, Qualcomm, Cambridge


Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time



Qualcomm Technologies International Ltd

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > ASICS Engineering

General Summary:

About the role:

Design Verification of custom V&M and IoT IP and SoCs, including:

  • Design analysis for testability
  • Test planning
  • Test bench and infrastructure development using System Verilog and UVM
  • IP level test development using System Verilog and UVM
  • IP level test development using Formal Methods
  • SoC level test development using System Verilog and embedded C code
  • Work is in a dynamic team environment.

Skills and Experience we would love to see:

  • Experience of System Verilog, Verilog
  • Experience of UVM
  • Experience of C or other high-level languages
  • SV-UVC development
  • UVM testcase development
  • Strong debug skills
  • Knowledge of Standard interfaces, Bus protocols and Processor architectures
  • Proven track-record of delivering quality verification on time
  • Enthusiasm to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to take ownership of end-to-end verification tasks
  • Excellent communication skills a must.


  • Python programming a bonus
  • Experience with configuration control and bug tracking tools (Clearcase/ClearQuest a benefit)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters - Computer Engineering, Masters - Computer Science, Masters - Electrical Engineering
  • 4 years+ in an appropriate Design Verification role, with hands-on experience of designing and coding UVM UVCs and test cases.

Excited about this role, but not sure if you meet 100% of the criteria? We would still like to hear from you and would welcome your application.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field and 2+ years of ASIC design, verification, validation, integration, or related work experience.
    Master's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field and 1+ year of ASIC design, verification, validation, integration, or related work experience.
    PhD in Science, Engineering, or related field.

    Where you will be working:

Cambridge, located in the East of England, 50 miles north of London, is a unique and beautiful city, renowned for its world-class university and the thriving cluster of high technology businesses that have grown up around it. Cambridge is well served by road and rail links, and is within easy distance of the major London airports

About Us:

At our Cambridge site we are focused on pioneering IoT and automotive technologies, with engineering areas of excellence including, Analogue and Digital Design, Voice and Music (Hardware, Software, OEM Support, Innovation).

Cambridge is our largest office in the UK, with more than 600 team members including engineers, business strategists and support staff

What's on Offer:

Apart from working in an open, relaxed and collaborative space, you will enjoy:

  • Salary, stock and performance related bonus
  • Employee stock purchase scheme
  • Matching pension scheme
  • Life, Medical, Income and Travel Insurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Leave
  • Enhanced Paternity Leave
  • Menopause Support
  • Education Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Voluntary Health Checks
  • Complimentary Period Products onsite
  • Global Wellbeing Days
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Bicycle purchase scheme
  • Employee run clubs, including, running, football, chess, badminton + many more

Qualcomm actively seeks and recruits diverse candidates for positions at the company. Diverse teams, built around different perspectives, experiences and skill sets, fuel creativity and innovation. We’re developing leaders and shaping future talent pools to help us meet the needs of our diverse customers worldwide. This means we’re taking a broad approach to finding diverse candidates.

We are proud to be a WORK180 endorsed employer, see our range of UK benefits and policies directly at WORK180: Qualcomm Benefits | WORK180 Endorsed Employer

Equal Opportunities & Equal Pay:

We are an Equal Opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any protected classification.

Giving Back:

Employees in Cambridge have a strong sense of community. We are encouraged through the philanthropic endeavours of the Qualcomm Foundation to support causes that matter to us.

Links to videos or articles:
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | Qualcomm

*References to a particular number of years experience are for indicative purposes only. Applications from candidates with equivalent experience will be considered, provided that the candidate can demonstrate an ability to fulfill the principal duties of the role and possesses the required competencies.

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Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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