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Sr Staff Engineer (Automotive Linux kernel team)

Qualcomm Inc.
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Qualcomm India Private Limited

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.


Qualcomm Automotive Linux kernel team based in Bangalore is looking for skilled engineers to work on improving Linux kernel software used in automotive products. Scope of work would include developing new features, optimize runtime performance/power and help resolve various kernel issues reported by customers and other teams. Some of the features developed/enhanced by this team in recent times include hibernation feature for improved boot-time, memory hotplug support in Linux kernel for improved boot-time and reduced power consumption in low-power state, improving Android kernel and bootloader boot-time etc.

  • Experienced with AGL or Android is a plus
  • Experienced with project or people management is a plus.
  • Well organized, great communication and reporting skills
  • English communication capability able to work with colleagues around the world smoothly.
  • Good responsibility and team spirit, able to work under tight project deadlines and balance multiple competing priorities and tasks simultaneously
  • Faster learner; able to grasp concepts with only basic training and the initiative to ask questions.
  • Familiar with multiprocessor architecture, ARM processors, caching, interrupts, etc.
  • Experienced in Linux kernel architecture and driver development, such as signals, priorities, deadlocks, stacks, interrupt, memory management, scheduler, synchronization methods, etc.
  • Experienced in Linux kernel and driver performance optimization.
  • Experienced with Linux virtio and virtual driver implementation.
  • Proficient C, C++ programming with13+ years development experience in Linux kernel and device drivers.
  • Excellent software design, problem solving, debugging, documentation and presentation skills and proved experiences.
  • Solid background in developing with an Open Source mindset

Minimum Qualifications


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

Work Experiences:

3+ years experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc., 7+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Masters - Computer Science, Masters - Engineering, Masters - Information Systems

Work Experiences:

3+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization. ,3+ years experience with API. ,3+ years experience with Database Management Software. ,12+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.



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

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