Director Engineering at Qualcomm (San Diego, CA)

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Company:
Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.

Job Area:
Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering

General Summary:

Role and Responsibilities
  • Provide technical leadership to Linux/Android Platform software across the entire QC SoC portfolio with focus on mobile software
  • Analyze complex, system level requirements for Android/Linux High Level OS platform and architect comprehensive, scalable, innovative engineering solutions for them
  • Define and deliver Android Core platform feature roadmap and drive cross functional teams to offer Qualcomm SW value adds to the customers
  • Commercialize latest versions of Android on premium tier Snapdragon SoCs
  • Collaborate with Google on Android roadmap and various joint engineering initiatives; accelerate ecosystem's adoption of the latest version of Android
  • Engage with OEMs, third party app vendors and rest of the ecosystem to evangelize Qualcomm differentiation and drive adoption of the same
  • Drive very large scale system software development with close attention on modularity, updateability, SW partitioning, security, memory footprint, power and performance
  • Lead a global team of 50+ high performing engineers


Minimum Qualifications:• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 8+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.
OR
Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 7+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.
OR
PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 6+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.
• 4+ years of experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master's Degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or related field.
• 15+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.
• 4+ years of supervisory experience.
• 4+ years of experience with Database Management Software.
• 4+ years of experience with API.
• 4+ years of experience working in a large matrixed organization.
• 3+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with executive leadership (e.g., Vice President level and above).
• 2+ years of working with operating budgets and/or project financials.

Level of Responsibility:
• Working independently with no supervision.• Making decisions that are significant in impact, influencing overall program or project success, finances, and/or the ability to meet objectives; errors are not readily apparent due to the complexity of work process/product or time between decisions and results; errors typically result in significant expenditure of time, resources, and funds to correct. • Using verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels. Role may require strong negotiation and influence, communication to large groups or high-level constituents.• Some financial accountability (e.g., manages a small budget, has input into P&L).• Having a great degree of influence over key organizational decisions (e.g., is making or directly making key decisions that have substantial impact on the organization).• Completing tasks that require multiple steps that can be performed in various orders; tasks require simultaneously executing multiple cognitive abilities and maintaining information in short- or long-term memory.• Regularly determines what needs to be done and is involved with sharing innovative solutions to achieve broad policies and objectives.• Using deductive and inductive problem solving; multiple approaches may be taken/necessary to solve the problem; often information is missing or conflicting; advanced data analysis and interpretation skills are required.• Develops, redesigns organizational strategies and provides overall direction for various functional areas and/or entire organization. Has influence over the formulation and achievement of long-term business plans and objectives.

Qualcomm is committed to hiring and supporting individuals with disabilities. Although this role has some expected physical activity, an inability to perform one or more of the listed physical requirements should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. We will work with you throughout the application and onboarding process to provide reasonable accommodations. Examples of expected physical activity include: frequently transporting between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile; frequently transporting and installing equipment up to 5 lbs; performing tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting); monitoring and utilizing computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day; and continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.

Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm's toll-free number found here for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able participate in the hiring process. Qualcomm is also committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities. Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Qualcomm. Staffing and recruiting agencies and individuals being represented by an agency are not authorized to use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes, and any such submissions will be considered unsolicited. Qualcomm does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Qualcomm employees or any other company location. Qualcomm is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

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.

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Qualcomm Careers.
More Information on Qualcomm
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 97 open jobs at Qualcomm, click here.
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