Engineering Operations Analyst

San Diego, CA

The Product Test and Engineering (PTE) Engineering Operations team is looking for a highly motivated Engineering Operations Analyst to support the organization with cost request form responsibilities. The role involves developing tools and workflows to support the operations & engineering leads with the tracking and management of new product cost requests.

The position does not require a degree so Qualcomm cannot sponsor the following work visas for this position: H-1B, H-1B1, E-3


  • Cost Request Form Tracking (CRF)
  • Collaborate with engineering leads to update test time & yield (TTY) portion of CRF based on product changes
  • Track status of products, provide accurate submission timelines, and drive bi-weekly status meeting with costing team
  • Establish collaborative relationships with Engineering Leads, Program Management, and Costing Team
  • Drive improvements to new and established processes and reporting to increase efficiencies across teams
  • Maintain and implement product attributes to enable dynamic planning and reporting
  • Provide support on TTY tracking process
  • Build monthly workbooks in Excel to drive automated updates of TTY inputs Cognos TM1
  • Work with engineering leads to update workbooks on monthly cadence
  • Utilize knowledge of product roadmap to monitor input accuracy and highlight areas to be reanalyzed
  • Other duties relating to CRF & TTY as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineer, Science, or related field OR Associate's degree or equivalent with 2 years of relevant work experience OR High School diploma or equivalent with 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft (or similar) Tools: Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint

Minimum Qualifications:

Supports one or more focus areas by developing and managing processes, procedures, and tools designed to increase the efficiency of projects, processes, and services. Assists with providing process, analysis, support, transparency and insight on product development, operational and headcount budgets, and other needs. Works cross-functionally across teams to gather information and track status of projects, processes, and services.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Working under close supervision.
  • Taking responsibility for own work and making decisions with limited impact; impact of decisions is readily apparent; errors made typically only impact timeline (i.e., require additional time to correct).
  • Using verbal and written communication skills to convey basic, routine factual information about day-to-day activities to others who are fully knowledgeable in the subject area.
  • Working within the prescribed budgetary objectives of the department. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results may cause delays in schedules and result in the re-allocation of some resources.
  • Completing most tasks with multiple steps which may 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 problem solving to solve moderately complex problems; most problems have defined processes of diagnosis/detection; some limited data analysis may be required.

The responsibilities of this role do not include:

  • Providing supervision/guidance to others.
  • Influence over key organizational decisions.
  • Role in strategic planning.


  • Gathers and collates data from many, well defined sources to conduct analyses. Identifies clearly inaccurate or insufficient data and follows up with team members and project-related teams when instructed.
  • Uses data and results of analyses to prepare reports for managers in support of small to medium sized projects, processes, and services.
  • Completes multiple assigned tasks related to small or medium sized projects or ongoing operational work (e.g., space planning, headcount analysis, budget requests) of one or more focus areas, with support and guidance from managers. Escalates issues to project lead or manager.
  • Assists with implementing new and established processes and methods (e.g., analysis and reporting tools, budget and financial tracking, scheduling, databases) and identifies some opportunities to increase efficiencies within own team.
  • Communicates with internal and some external teams to gather information and provide status updates. Sends meeting minutes and action items. Follows up on action items to track task status.
  • Collaborates with individuals inside own team to complete focus area project, process and service related work. Networks with colleagues within and outside own team to gain insight, ideas, and connections.


  • 1+ years experience in data management and analysis in Cognos TM1, PowerBI, or other programs.
  • 1+ years experience supporting Engineering Operations, Engineering Finance, project, or program management.
  • Ability to quickly understand new processes and learn new tools
  • Intermediate Excel skills (Macros, Pivot Tables, Sumifs, Vlookup/Index Match)
  • Capability to utilize Visio for data flow diagrams and process flow diagrams
  • Strong organizational, critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Self-motivated team player able to work autonomously, prioritize responsibilities, and communicate issues as they arise
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

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