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Performance and Architecture Engineer

Qualcomm Inc.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Company:

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering

Job Overview:

Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age - and this is where you come in.

GENERAL SUMMARY

QCT Core Technologies is looking to hire talented engineers in the processor performance and architecture group. In this highly visible role, candidates will be working in a dynamic environment, interfacing across multiple disciplines including system, power, software, and hardware engineers to develop innovative architectures that meet the requirements of Qualcomm growing product portfolio. Candidates will be able to gain exposure to the full product life cycle from pre-silicon to commercialization of Qualcomm chipsets.

Preferred Qualifications

6 months to 5 years of academic or industry experience in the following:

  • Computer Architecture
  • Real Time Operating Systems
  • C/ASM programming
  • Debugging Real Time Embedded Systems using JTAG or equivalent
  • Compilers / Linkers
  • Python Scripting
  • Knowledge of Wireless WAN, LAN, GPS etc. technologies
  • High performance, low power physical design
  • Machine Learning
  • Agile development; Kanban
  • Version control systems such as Perforce/Git

Personal Attributes / Soft Skills

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with high expectations
  • Passionate for building great products, with a willingness to disrupt the status quo and push boundaries to deliver innovations that affect the experience of millions of end users
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills
  • Excellent technical communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and quick-learner
  • Meticulous attention to detail

Technical Domains

Product feature areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Meeting the ever-increasing data rates of 4G/5G,
  • Analyzing performance for sensors, audio, and modem DSPs,
  • Exploring heterogeneous computing and co-processor architecture,
  • Imaging and vision (including VR) algorithms on compute DSP,
  • Machine learning on data sets spanning across generations of product architectures,
  • IoE/IoT sectors, and
  • Working with various HLOS on application cores to meet end-to-end performance

Job Responsibilities

As a performance and architecture engineer, candidates will own or participate in one or more of the following:

  • Multiple aspects of architectural analysis and modeling, including forecasting CPU/MIPS, bus bandwidth, and memory utilization for current and next generation chipsets to meet the growing product requirements on processors across various subsystems on the SoC
  • Perform detailed analysis of the existing software to provide innovative recommendations to improve performance and memory utilization, including software optimizations, SW/HW partitioning, cache/TCM sizing, etc...
  • Develop tools for silicon profiling, validation and debugging across all SOC components
  • Involvement in pre-silicon evaluations and sign-offs
  • Scope opportunities for HW acceleration

Physical Requirements

  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - Information Systems

Work Experiences:

2+ years experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc., 2+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience

Certifications:

Skills:

Preferred Qualifications

Education:

Work Experiences:

2+ years experience with Database Management Software. ,2+ years experience with API. ,2+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization. ,1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above). ,4+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.

Certifications:

Skills:

Mathematical Methods, Mathematical Methods, Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), Scientific Analysis, Scientific Analysis, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Software Solutions, Software Solutions

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EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Qualcomm Careers.


We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goalwe invent breakthrough technologies that transform how the world connects, computes, and communicates.

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Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12
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