Qualcomm Software Applications Engineer in San Diego, California
Software Applications Engineer
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
Engineering - Software
California - San Diego
Qualcomm is a leader in mobile wireless communications & computing chipsets. We are working with leading OEMs and partners to define user-experience with next generation mobile devices Smartphones, Tablets, Netbooks and other entertainment & computing devices.
QCT applications engineers support customers with understanding, integrating, customization, building, and bring-up of Qualcomm software, enabling debugging features, providing training to customer. We offer a wide range of tools, design and deployment services to support the device development process and develop new technologies based on the needs and demands of the wireless market.
This position is part of the CE(Customer Engineering) organization that deals with the platform software and is focused on the modem processor and covers the OS (Rex/L4/QurT), crash debugging, memory (heap stack) management, system performance, and overall system stability. It exposes the candidate to the cutting edge technology, key players in the wireless industry worldwide working on leading edge ultra-low-power, smartphone /tablet computing devices. This role not only enables you to develop strong expertise in the QCT chipset integrated solutions, but also exposes you to be part of the early engagements, latest system software and solutions. Some travel to customer sites for onsite support and to Qualcomm offices in U.S. and abroad for training and meetings may be required.
Candidate in this role will support a wide range of customer/partner activities from product design, SW engineering to commercialization. This includes training, documentation, assisting customers in debugging, optimizing and integrating software.
This is a very challenging position that requires the candidate to continually interface with QCT chipset customers and internal teams.
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.
Industry experience in the following:
Device driver programming and debugging with JTAG/other tools
Processor architecture and cache subsystem
Embedded OS (Kernel architecture, OS services heap, memory and crash debugging)
Debugging skills on generic processors
Experience developing or debugging software for multi-core or SMP systems highly desirable
Android platform and/or SDK knowledge and experience highly desired
Generic software programming skill and tool knowledge python, software version control system
Knowledge of modem communication protocol
Knowledge of OS/system performance profiling and optimization techniques
Communication, written & interpersonal skills, motivation, the ability to learn quickly
Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
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.