Qualcomm Performance and Architecture Engineer in San Diego, California
Performance and Architecture Engineer
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
Engineering - Software
California - San Diego
QCT Core Technologies is looking to hire talented engineers in the processor performance and architecture group. In this highly visible role, candidates will be working in a dynamic environment, interfacing across multiple disciplines including system, power, software, and hardware engineers to develop innovative architectures that meet the requirements of Qualcomms growing product portfolio. Candidates will be able to gain exposure to the full product life cycle from pre-silicon to commercialization of Qualcomm chipsets.
Product feature areas include, but are not limited to:
Meeting the ever-increasing data rates of 4G/5G,
Analyzing performance for sensors, audio, and modem DSPs,
Exploring heterogeneous computing and co-processor architecture,
Imaging and vision (including VR) algorithms on compute DSP,
Machine learning on data sets spanning across generations of product architectures,
IoE/IoT sectors, and
Working with various HLOS on application cores to meet end-to-end performance Job Responsibilities As a performance and architecture engineer, candidates will own or participate in one or more of the following:
Multiple aspects of architectural analysis and modeling, including forecasting CPU/MIPS, bus bandwidth, and memory utilization for current and next generation chipsets to meet the growing product requirements on processors across various subsystems on the SoC
Perform detailed analysis of the existing software to provide innovative recommendations to improve performance and memory utilization, including software optimizations, SW/HW partitioning, cache/TCM sizing, etc...
Develop tools for silicon profiling, validation and debugging across all SOC components
Involvement in pre-silicon evaluations and sign-offs
Scope opportunities for HW acceleration
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
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.
6 months to 5 years of academic or industry experience in the following:
Real Time Operating Systems
Debugging Real Time Embedded Systems using JTAG or equivalent
Compilers / Linkers
Knowledge of Wireless WAN, LAN, GPS etc. technologies
High performance, low power physical design
Agile development; Kanban
Version control systems such as Perforce/GitPersonal Attributes / Soft Skills:
Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with high expectations
Passionate for building great products, with a willingness to disrupt the status quo and push boundaries to deliver innovations that affect the experience of millions of end users
Strong analytic and problem solving skills
Excellent technical communication and interpersonal skills
Self-motivated and quick-learner
Meticulous attention to detail
Required: Bachelor's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Master's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering
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.