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Qualcomm Sr. Engineer - Embedded Software in San Diego, California

Company:

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering

General Summary:

Qualcomm has pioneered connected car technologies for over a decade and continues play a central role in the evolution of automotive infotainment, autonomous driving & its supporting technologies in 4G/5G, ADAS, Deep Learning etc., across the globe. Qualcomm is working closely with standards bodies, consortiums, automakers and operators on advancing Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-everything (V2X) standards and architectures, and is a key member in the Towards 5G initiative for advancing Cellular V2X (CV2X) capabilities on the road to 5G. With connectivity integrated into the latest infotainment, cluster and telematics systems Qualcomm will make travel safer, more efficient and enjoyable.

We are looking for an energetic engineer with solid hands-on software design and development experience on complex embedded computing platforms.

  • Candidate should have good knowledge in the wired peripheral interfaces like PCIe, USB, SPI/UART/I2C and has experience developing device drivers in QNX, Linux or other RTOSs.

  • Modifies existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance.

  • Analyzes user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.

  • Confers with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.

  • Stores, retrieves, and manipulates data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements.

  • Designs, develops, and modifies software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 2+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.

OR

Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 1+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.

OR

PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in technology domains listed below.

  • Solid hands-on software design and development experience on complex embedded computing platforms.

  • Strong working knowledge of operating systems like QNX, Linux and other RTOSs

  • Demonstrated system software development experience including kernels, device drivers and board-support packages.

  • Working knowledge of peripherals and interfaces e.g., PCIe, SPI/UART/I2C, USB, Ethernet etc.

  • Strong programming experience in C/C++ , as well as hands-on experience debugging complex embedded software.

  • Experience using industry standard development tools - e.g. tool-chains, IDEs, configuration management etc.

  • Ability to contribute to all phases of software development - bring-up, design and deployment.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with engineers, partners and customers, and across the different geographical sites and technology domains.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Deep understanding of OS internals scheduler, cache/memory handling, interrupt processing, MMU/SMMU, IPCs, virtualization/hypervisor etc.

  • Experience building inter-chip communication stacks using high-speed PCIe switches/interfaces.

  • Knowledge of automotive-specific frameworks (eg. such as Classic/Adaptive AutoSAR).

  • Knowledge of frameworks and SDKs for Vision/Deep Learning (eg. OpenCV, OpenCL, PyTorch, TensorFlow etc.).

  • Experience designing complex fault-tolerant safety systems, and designing in accordance to industry standard specifications (eg. ISO26262, ASPICE).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working independently with little supervision.

  • Making decisions that are moderate in impact; errors may have financial impact or effect on projects, operations, or customer relationships; errors may require involvement beyond immediate work group to correct.

  • Using verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels. May require strong negotiation and influence, communication to large groups or high-level constituents.

  • Having a moderate amount of influence over key organizational decisions (e.g., is consulted by senior leadership to provide input on key decisions).

  • Completing tasks that do not have defined steps; simultaneous use of multiple mental abilities is generally required to determine the best approach; mistakes may result in significant rework.

  • Exercising substantial creativity to innovate new processes, procedures, or work products within guidelines or to achieve established objectives.

  • Using deductive and inductive problem solving; multiple approaches may be taken/necessary to solve the problem; often information is missing or conflicting; advanced data analysis and interpretation skills are required.

  • Occasionally participates in strategic planning within own area affecting immediate operations.

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.

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