Qualcomm Automotive Audio Software Engineer, Senior in Markham, Ontario
Qualcomm Canada ULC
Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering
Qualcomm Technologies' audio products deliver crisp, clear listening experiences for a wide range of products. Our products are designed to offer premium wireless connectivity, high levels of integration, immersive sound quality, and on-device AI for smart audio applications. Join this team and contribute to the design, development, and support of audio drivers for Qualcomm’s next generation of automotive entertainment systems
Working within a local team and with remote developers on debugging audio issues and implementing automotive features you will:
Design, implement, test, document, and support SW for new automotive audio features
Assess and debug customer issues and coordinate with the Qualcomm Customer Engineering team
Work closely with Automotive Multimedia SW developers and leads in global offices
Provide regular written and verbal status on current issues with local leads and remote developers as needed
Adapt to changes and setbacks in order to manage pressure and meet deadlines.
Collaborate with others inside project team to accomplish project objectives.
Communicate with project lead to provide status and information about impending obstacles.
Quickly resolve complex software issues and bugs.
Gather, integrate, and interpret information specific to a module or sub-block of code from a variety of sources in order to troubleshoot issues and find solutions.
Seek others' opinions and shares own opinions with others about ways in which a problem can be addressed differently.
Participate in technical conversations with tech leads/managers.
Anticipate and communicate issues with project team to maintain open communication.
Makes decisions based on incomplete or changing specifications and obtains adequate resources needed to complete assigned tasks.
Prioritize project deadlines and deliverables with minimal supervision.
Resolve straightforward technical issues and escalates more complex technical issues to an appropriate party (e.g., project lead, colleagues).
Writes readable code for large features or significant bug fixes to support collaboration with other engineers.
Determine which work tasks are most important for self and junior engineers, stays focused, and deals with setbacks in a timely manner.
Unit test own code to verify the stability and functionality of a feature.
3+ years work experience in embedded software and/or driver development
Candidate should be detail-oriented, strongly analytic, highly organized, and results-oriented
Strong communication skills (written and verbal), working with teams across multiple disciplines and multiple time zones.
Strong knowledge of C/C++ programming with a demonstrated ability to deliver commercial-grade SW
Strong understanding of low level software/hardware interface design and debugging, especially in a multi-threaded and realtime environment
Knowledge in one or more of the following operating systems: Android, QNX, embedded Linux, Greenhills Integrity.
Practical experience with virtualization technologies and/or para-virtualized device drivers is an asset
Thorough understanding of multimedia frameworks (QNX MMF/io-audio/Dev-A, OpenMAX, Android Multimedia Framework, Android Player(NuPlayer/StageFright), Android Audio System (AudioFlinger, Audio Policy manager, Audio HAL), Linux ALSA Architecture, GStreamer etc.)
Working knowledge of Audio and voice encode/decode formats, MP3, AAC, WMA, AC3, Dolby Digital, DTS, FLAC, AMR, EVRC, QCELP, and etc.
Experienced with implementing and working with audio processing pipeline for media applications (playback, capture, transcoding, streaming, voice call, analog audio codecs/ADIE, software defined radio, satellite radio, etc.)
Audio pre and post processing algorithms for subjective quality enhancement, such as: IIR, MBDRC, EC/NS, limiter, AGC, SRC, speech recognition, noise cancellation, natural language recognition, multi-mic, multi-speaker algorithms, etc.
Strong knowledge of streaming and networking protocols such as RTP, RTSP, HLS, Adaptive Bit Rate Streaming, HTTP, UDP, Bluetooth protocol.
Strong ability to identify and isolate performance issues in multimedia applications.
Fluent in industry standard software development tools: SW/HW debuggers, code revision control systems (git, Perforce), IDE’s and build tools
A passion for excellence in programming, quality and exceeding goals.
• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 2+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.
Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 1+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.
PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
• 2+ years of experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc.
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