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SW Architect Engineer

Job Id E1980688
Job Title SW Architect Engineer
Post Date 02/20/2020
Company Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area Engineering - Software
Location California - San Diego
Job Overview Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age and this is where you come in. Qualcomm's software compute architecture group develops long-term software roadmaps (for an horizon of 3 to 5 years) for a variety of Snapdragon chipsets used in Mobile cell phones, IOT devices, Laptops, etc. The group is responsible for defining architecture specifications, developing prototypes, making key software eco-system decisions during the life cycle of the products. The group is also responsible for enabling the commercialization of new cutting edge products with a mandate to achieve best-in-class solutions. The team is currently looking for entry and Sr level engineers who can specifically contribute to the story of our Snapgradon Kryo CPUs to be integrated in the next generation solutions. The job would provide insight into the technological advances being made by Qualcomm Snapdragon processors and a firsthand opportunity to participate in products used and recognized worldwide. The job gives a unique exposure on multiple technology domains that are central in todays high-pace and super competitive system-on-chip development. The team is looking for a motivated candidate eager to learn and make a difference. The candidate would be able to contribute to one of the many technical jobs at the intersection between design development and architecture, such as developing new focused SW prototypes for emerging CPU designs, contribute to different SW stacks, invent test and validation methodology, etc. The candidate will be exposed to a full product development cycle that includes product marketing definition, system architecture, HW design trade-offs, and software product commercialization, which is something fairly unusual for entry-level engineers in large organizations. The candidate will, furthermore, be given reasonable autonomy to explore technical areas he/she wants to specialize in, if he/she has such desire.
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.
  • 1+ years experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Solid knowledge on CPU architecture (familiarity with ARM and RISC-V archicture is a plus)
  • Solid knowledge on System SW
  • Strong C/C++, Perl/Python programming language experience
  • Knowledge or interest in Android and Windows is a plus
  • Hands-on experience with Linux and Linux kernel is a plus
  • Knowledge of any assembly language programming is an added advantage
  • Good debugging, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Motivated to tinker with real hardware and experimental platforms
  • Good communication skills and ability and desire to work as a team player in a friendly supportive group. The candidate will be exposed to very different areas in the organization and will interact with multiple geographical regions in the world.
  • 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



    Posted: 2020-02-10 Expires: 2020-03-22

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