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Staff/Sr. Staff Engineer Linux Kernel Developer

Qualcomm Inc.
Hyderabad, TS 500001
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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 Linux kernel team based in Hyderabad is looking for skilled and experienced engineers to work on core Linux kernel development used in mobile and other BU products. Scope of work would include developing new features in kernel on latest bleeding edge SoCs, optimize runtime performance/power and help commercialization of product resolving various kernel issues reported by customers and other teams. This involves close working with other teams, open source software and collaborating with Linux community and Google.

  • Job function: Linux Kernel development for enabling and supporting Android on Qualcomm Snapdragon Chipsets
  • Skills/experience:
    • Excellent knowledge of OS fundamentals, data structure, Linux kernel and the device driver model
    • Excellent programming skills and expert level knowledge of C
    • Fundamental debug skills using any debugger like gdb and other development tools knowhow like version control tool
    • Ability to work with traces to debug and optimize performance
    • Specific knowhow in any core kernel subsystem is desirable standard frameworks/subsystems, scheduler, memory, ARM subsystems etc.
    • Any experience with Android is a plus
  • Responsibilities:
    • Develop and Support various features in Linux kernel to support Android on Qualcomm Snapdragon Chipsets
    • Work on latest bleeding edge ARMv9 CPUs and features
    • Work with community and Google to upstream new features
    • Analyze and identify performance bottlenecks and implement optimizations.
    • Enable and support other teams that use supported Linux kernel features
    • Identify and support core set of tools for assisting Linux Kernel development, debug and support
  • Education requirements: Bachelors or Masters in CSC or ECE

Minimum Qualifications


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

Work Experiences:

2+ years experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc., 5+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience



Preferred Qualifications


Work Experiences:

1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above). ,3+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization. ,3+ years experience with API. ,3+ years experience with Database Management Software. ,8+ 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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