CPU and Performance Architect - Sr. Engineer / Staff level (San Diego, CA)

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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:
Engineering Group, Engineering Group > ASICS Engineering

General Summary
The main responsibility of this position is to improve performance and power/area efficiency of world-class microprocessor for mobile and portable computers. The potential areas to work include:

- Function and performance model development
- Performance projection and competitive analysis
- Performance bottleneck analysis
- Benchmark and workload characterization
- Performance, Power, and Area trade-offs study
- CPU architecture/micro-architecture research

Preferred Qualifications

*Master degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science, with 5+ years of related industry experience, or Doctorate, Computer Engineering or Computer Science, emphasizing on computer architecture or artificial intelligence/machine learning*
  • Hands on experience in performance model development
  • Hands on experience in benchmark performance analysis, workload characterization
  • Familiar with ARMv8/v9 architecture
  • Knowledgeable in machine learning framework, algorithm, and architecture
  • Proficient in C/C++ and scripting programming
  • Good communicator in verbal and writing

  • 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

Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - Science
Work Experiences:
5+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors - Computer Engineering, Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Electrical Engineering
Work Experiences:
1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above). ,2+ years experience with design verification methods. ,2+ years experience with scripting tools and programming languages. ,2+ years experience with architecture and design tools. ,8+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

ARM Architectures, Bottleneck Analysis, C (Programming Language), C++ Programming Language, Computer Performance, CPU Architecture, Microarchitecture, Performance Analysis, Power Analysis, Scripting, Scripting Languages, Scripting Software, Systems Performance Analysis

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Qualcomm operates in the Mobile industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA. Qualcomm was founded in 1985. It has 40619 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 269 open jobs at Qualcomm, click here.
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