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Qualcomm Competitive Performance and Power Analyst Santa Clara/Austin/Remote in Markham, Ontario

Company:

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > SoC Architecture

General Summary:

NUVIA is now part of Qualcomm. Our mission is to reimagine silicon and create computing platforms that will transform the industry. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most talented and passionate engineers in the world to create designs that push the envelope on performance, energy efficiency and scalability.

As a competitive performance and power analyst, you will be working on CPU performance and power characterization, bring up industry-standard workloads and benchmarks for competitive analysis, create microbenchmarks to better understand competition, model competition’s future performance-power and trace workloads to feed the inhouse full-chip performance model. This work will influence the company’s future SoC roadmap.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Collecting power-performance data for various CPU workloads / benchmarks

  • Characterizing burst and sustained performance/power capabilities of systems

  • Conducting detailed workload characterization and sensitivity analysis

  • Writing micro-benchmarks to understand performance characteristics of a SoC

  • Collect traces to feed the performance simulation model

  • Build competitive performance prediction models

  • Present the power-performance data in a concise manner

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 8+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.

OR

Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 7+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.

OR

PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 6+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.

• 2+ years of experience in one or more system architecture technology areas and products (e.g., Power System, Shared Resource Management, Limits/Thermal Management, Hardware Islands).

Preferred Qualifications:

· MS degree in Electrical / Computer Eng with 5 years of relevant experience

· Firm grasp of computer architecture and OS fundamentals

· Experience with characterizing industry standard benchmarks such as CPU2017, SpecJBB, PCMark, …

· Experience with hardware performance counter (PMU) and binary instrumentation tools

· Experience in writing micro-benchmarks to measure CPU power/performance characteristics

· Prior experience in tracing workloads to drive performance prediction models is a plus

· Experience with building competitive performance-power predictive models

· Knowledge of the competitive landscape, feature specifications and industry trends in the server and client domain

· Experience in Linux kernel internals / system programming

· Strong scripting skills -- Bash / Perl / Python

Physical Requirements

· Frequently transports and install equipment up to 5 lbs.

· Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g. standing or sitting).

· Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.

· Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.

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