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Qualcomm Sr. Staff Software Customer Engineer in Toronto, Ontario


Qualcomm Canada ULC

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Applications Engineering

General Summary:

The Qualcomm Global Automotive team is actively engaged in offering optimized solutions for Autonomous Driving systems. We are seeking ambitious, bright, and innovative engineers to be part of this initiative. Job activities span the whole product life cycle from early R&D to commercial deployment. The environment is fast-paced and requires cross-functional interaction with globally placed teams. Responsibilities shall include the following:

  • Design and implementation of vision and neural network processing pipelines on Qualcomm’s Autonomous/ADAS SoCs and platforms.

  • Closely collaborate with product owners and domain/technology experts to define the specifications, lead the software design/implementation, and integrate/validate software in a larger system.

  • Actively engage with Automotive OEMs, Tier-1s and ISVs to implement solutions based on of Qualcomm Automotive platforms.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

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

  • Experience with Embedded software development, integration, debugging.

  • Experience with Multitasking systems and architecture

  • Experience with C/C++ programming

  • Excellent issue triage and Debugging skills

  • Good Communication and Excellent Team working skills.

  • Quick Adaptability to work in new technologies.

Additional/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience executing, analysing, and optimizing neural networks in TensorFlow, Caffe2, PyTorch or similar frameworks

  • Background and understanding of neural network operators and mathematical operations: linear algebra, math libraries, desirable

  • Experience with industry standard and emerging ML benchmark suites such as MLPerf desirable

  • Experience / understanding of machine learning execution engines such as Glow, ONNX Runtime, or similar a plus

  • Experience with machine learning accelerators and related software a plus

  • Strong skills in analysing performance of software/hardware solutions on multi-core architectures; understanding of multi-core architecture fundamentals (core, cache, memory, bus, PCIe, etc)

  • Target specific code generation and optimization using LLVM or GCC compiler

  • Performance analysis, tuning, and debug using Linux-based profiling tools: perf events, hot-spots, call stacks, Ftrace

  • Experience in using debugging tools such as JTAG, Trace32 and oscilloscope/Logical Analyzer.

  • Strong development skills in C++ and Python

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and team player

  • Exposure on Automotive product development is a plus

  • Experience with Automotive Software development

  • Exposure to Hypervisors and Virtualization

  • Understanding of ARM architecture

  • Experience with System performance profiling and optimization

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.

  • Frequently transports and installs 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 6+ years of Software Applications Engineering, Software Development experience, or related work experience.


Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 5+ years of Software Applications Engineering, Software Development experience, or related work experience.


PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 4+ years of Software Applications Engineering, Software Development experience, or related work experience.

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

• 3+ years of experience with debugging techniques.

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Although this role has some expected minor physical activity, this should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. If you are an individual with a physical or mental disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm’s toll-free number found here (https://qualcomm.service-now.com/hrpublic?id=hr_public_article_view&sysparm_article=KB0039028) for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities as part of our ongoing efforts to create an accessible workplace.

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