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SoC Architecture Engineer Multimedia Systems Modeling

Qualcomm Inc.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Multimedia Systems

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.

Qualcomm's Visual Technology Systems Team defines novel technologies and SoC architecture feature for a wide range of use cases including advanced and AI enhanced camera, virtual and augmented reality and autonomous/assisted vehicles. The team uses a variety of architecture analysis tools and methodologies to understand, document and optimize performance and power of use cases. This includes a python-based use case dataflow analysis tool with a GUI, which is used by a global organization for advanced feature development. The team is seeking an engineer to define and enhance these tools and methodologies, and to support architecture analyses.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Working with global technology teams to collect and understand modeling needs and translate these into tool requirements and a roadmap of feature enhancements

  • Develop and support modeling infrastructure and enhancements, including HW/SW partition modeling, performance and power modeling

  • Develop and support usability and GUI features

  • Working with technology, hardware and software experts to translate use case requirements into implementation specifications

  • Implementation of models for visual processing modules and use cases

  • Execution of analysis to optimize power and performance across AR/VR, AI-enhanced camera and other visual technology use cases

For this multi-disciplinary role an ideal candidate has proven expertise in system level modeling and power analysis, SoC architecture and HW/SW partitioning. Experience visual technology and use cases is a significant asset.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

  • 2+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.


  • 3+ years experience in visual technology architecture/design with emphasis on areas listed:

  • Expert in Python and C/C++

  • Outstanding software engineering skills

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Proven experience with system level performance and/or power modeling

  • Experience in HW / SOC design

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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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