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Qualcomm Audio Software Engineer (C++) - Cork, Ireland in Cork, Ireland

Company:

QT Technologies Ireland Limited

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering

General Summary:

Qualcomm offers flexible work options tailored to our employee’s needs. These include a combination of work from home and working in our brand new, state of the art office in Penrose Dock, Cork.

Well-being and life balance are fundamental to Qualcomm as an employer. We recognise and understand that employees have missed spending quality time with loved ones and extended family.

As such, Cork Qualcomm policy allows our employees to blend short-term remote working with annual leave.

Qualcomm is the leading provider of smartphone SoCs and software technology in the world. Our technology solutions bring function and high-speed wireless connectivity to mobile devices, powering the majority of smartphones around the globe.

As part of the audio software global development team at Qualcomm, you will have the opportunity to work with an international team of hardware, systems, and software engineers to develop and integrate cutting edge audio technology on Linux platforms powered by Qualcomm SoCs running Android operating system.

Qualcomm SoCs provide integrated solutions for smart phone, computing, entertainment, automotive, connectivity, and IoT products worldwide. The Linux audio software team drives the feature design, development, integration, and commercialization of audio software and applications on Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors.

Responsibilities :

  • Design, implement, integrate, and commercialize Android audio framework and hardware abstraction layer user-space modules on Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor that meet specific performance, latency, power, robustness, and stability metrics.

  • Requirements analysis, software maintenance, and troubleshooting of audio applications, framework, and drivers.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  • 1+ years experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc.

We would love to s:

  • Embedded SW development

  • Programming in C/C++ Experience in Java and perl/python programming

  • Knowledge of software design patterns and multi-threaded programming

  • Knowledge of computer architecture, operating systems, data structures, and basic algorithms, particularly with respect to Linux/Android platforms

  • Software debugging skills in embedded operating systems, preferably on Linux platforms

  • Understanding of power and performance considerations on embedded systems, preferably on Linux platforms

  • Background and experience in several of the following areas:

  • Audio usage models including playback, streaming, recording, and cs/voip voice calls

  • Android multimedia frameworks and audio related applications

  • Audio media formats and parsers (e.g. MP3/AAC/FLAC)

  • OpenMAX IL and other integration layer standards

  • ALSA framework

  • Linux driver development and debugging

  • Expertise in use and application of Linux development and debug tools and techniques

  • Expertise developing and debugging software on ARM, or other embedded, processors and SoCs

Where you will be working

Cork has a proud reputation as Ireland's second largest economic engine and is now one of the Top 20 location choices in Europe with 39,000 people being employed by over 170 overseas companies.

There's a growing diversity in the region with people from many nationalities relocating to Cork, relishing the opportunity to work and live in a location that offers an excellent quality of life.

A gateway to Europe, Cork airport provides access to almost 50 international destinations including transatlantic air routes.

Equal Opportunities

We are an Equal Opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any protected classification.

What's on Offer

Apart from working in an open, relaxed and collaborative space, you will enjoy:

  • Salary, stock and performance related bonus

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Employee stock purchase scheme

  • Matching pension scheme

  • Education Assistance

  • Relocation and immigration support (if needed)

  • Life, Medical, Income and Travel Insurance

  • Subsidised memberships for physical and mental well-being

  • Bicycle purchase scheme

  • Employee run clubs, including, running, football, chess, badminton + many more

  • Work from country of origin for up to 12 weeks per year

Qualcomm is committed to hiring and supporting individuals with disabilities. Although this role has some expected physical activity, an inability to perform one or more of the listed physical requirements should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. We will work with you throughout the application and onboarding process to provide reasonable accommodations. Examples of expected physical activity include: frequently transporting between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile; frequently transporting and installing equipment up to 5 lbs; performing tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting); monitoring and utilizing computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day; and continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.

Seeking passionate, ambitious, and technically gifted software engineers for stimulating entry level positions developing embedded audio and voice software for smart phones, smart speakers, smart assistants, smart media boxes, and a wide array of other smart devices for the mobile, compute, connectivity, automotive, and IoT product spaces.

*References to a particular number of years experience are for indicative purposes only. Applications from candidates with equivalent experience will be considered, provided that the candidate can demonstrate an ability to fulfill the principal duties of the role and possesses the required competencies.

Applicants : If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm’s toll-free number found here (https://qualcomm.service-now.com/hrpublic?id=hr_public_article_view&sysparm_article=KB0039028) for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able participate in the hiring process. Qualcomm is also committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities. Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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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.

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