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Qualcomm Staff Software Engineer, Automotive/ADAS in Toronto, Ontario


Qualcomm Canada ULC

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering

General Summary:

Qualcomm's Automotive SW is seeking candidates with strong software development knowledge and hands-on experience in scientific mathetmatical computation software on an embedded system targeted primarily Automotive market.


  • Expect to interact closely with a multitude of teams spanning different business units across the world in a world-class, dynamic environment.

  • Responsibilities in this role shall include the following:

  • Design and implement APIs and sample code as SDK on PC, Linux, and Automotive embedded platform.

  • Implement and optimize Math libraries SDK for Autonotmous driving and ADAS.

  • Document the APIs and use cases as reference for the customers.

  • Closely collaborate with feature owners and domain/technology experts to define/validate APIs across software and hardware SoC platforms.

  • Optimize algorithm implementation for run-time performance on PC/Linux platforms.

  • Optimize algorithm implementation on SIMD processors such as ARM NEON and Hexagon DSP on Snapdragon platform.

  • Debug in different software environments. Interact closely with internal teams and external customers.


  • 5+ years software or mathematical software algorithms development experience e.g. BLAS, LAPACK, Geometry, Statistics, Graph, Machine Learning etc.

  • Excellent C++ and Object-Oriented Programming skills demonstrated through relevant industry experience.

  • Embedded and real time systems coding experience.

  • Strong skills in analyzing performance of software compute implementation on heterogenous architectures (core, cache, memory, bus, etc.).

  • Strong background of Debugging, C++ architecture and deeper understanding of design patterns and modern software abstractions. Strong analytical skills, mathematical knowledge of scientific and math computation software and performance optimization on various SIMD and DSP architectures

  • Expert in DSP assembly/intrinsic and C/C++ programming for scientific computation software.

  • 3+ years of hands on experience on DSP algorithms development and optimization.

  • Experience with C++11/C++14/C++17

  • Experience with version control software such as Git.

  • Experience with CI/CD process.

  • Experience with computational algorithm software development.

  • Expert in Code Optimization and high performance compute on x86, ARM and DSP environments.

  • Experience with GP-GPU programming such as OpenCL.

  • Optimization in intrinsic or assembly instructions

  • Multi-threading programming experience

  • Testing and debugging on embedded systems

  • Experience with software process improvements through measurable KPIs

  • Candidates with knowledge and experience in the following areas are preferred:

  • Familiar with Operating System programming such as QNX, Linux, windows.

  • Python experience

  • Machine Learning and Classical AI algorithm knowledge is useful.

Minimum Qualifications:

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


Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 4+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.


PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 3+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.

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

The responsibilities of this role do not include:

• Financial accountability (e.g., does not involve budgeting responsibility).

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