Qualcomm Systems Engineer – Sensors Software (Santa Clara) in Santa Clara, California

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Systems Engineer – Sensors Software (Santa Clara)

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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area

Engineering - Systems


California - Santa Clara

Job Overview

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), in continuing our long tradition of technology leadership and innovation, is looking for ambitious, bright, and innovative engineers who are interested in bringing exciting new sensors technology to the mobile device market. This is a challenging position offering the opportunity to work with leading edge sensor technologies embedded in smartphones, tablets, smartwatches and other consumer electronics devices. Job activities span the whole product life cycle from early R&D to commercial deployment. The successful candidate will work with systems, software, and integration/test engineers in the QTI sensors group and in related QTI teams. Job responsibilities include:

  • Implementing sensors algorithms on a variety of embedded target SOCs.

  • Debugging, verifying, optimizing, and tuning C implementations of MATLAB algorithms.

  • Making effective engineering tradeoffs among performance, memory, power consumption, and computational complexity.

  • Supporting other software and test teams with deployment of sensors algorithms.

  • Developing prototypes on reference platforms.

  • Writing reports on algorithm evaluation results, and delivering complete design and user documentation.

  • Tracking project schedules and deliverables, and keeping stakeholders informed. The position is technology focused and involves participation in a broad range of sensors systems engineering activities within the Sensors Technologies group

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

  • 2+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

At least 2 years of embedded software development, with experience in implementing for digital signal processing algorithms.

  • Proficiency in C, Python and MATLAB.

  • The ability to implement MATLAB-coded algorithms in C, including both floating and fixed-point implementations.

  • Experience with writing Android applications

  • The ability to optimize algorithms for both low power and/or low memory footprint.

  • Detail oriented, taking a thorough and analytical approach, producing complete documentation.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills

  • Experience implementing basic machine learning algorithms such as SVMs, neural nets etc. in C

  • Experience with ARM, RTOS, and JTAG

  • Experience with JAVA

  • Experience with writing simple Android applications

  • Experience with modifying device drivers

  • Experience with single board microcontrollers

  • An understanding of sensor operation of accelerometers, gyroscopes, magnetometers, etc.

  • Experience with Python

Education Requirements

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.