SoC Systems Performance Engineer (All Levels!) at Qualcomm (San Diego, CA)

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Company:
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:
Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Systems Engineering

General Summary:

We have an exciting and dynamic technical position available with a focus on SoC performance analysis. The successful candidate will engage collaboratively across the company to work with architects and engineers in core HW design & verification, SW, marketing, and product planning teams, to:
  • Engineer market-leading SoC products with best-in-class performance
  • Lead and conduct performance and systems studies
  • Conduct or contribute to analysis to define our SOC architecture plans simultaneously taking into account performance, power and thermal
  • Collaborate with HW and SW teams to define best-in-class multimedia, modem, compute and memory technologies
  • Define complex use cases including new workloads (AR/XR, AI) and infer systems requirements
  • Deploy simulators, profilers, or hardware to understand performance bottlenecks and provide quantitative justification for architectural changes or tuning
  • Directly apply computer architecture knowledge of CPUs, GPUs, DSPs, cache coherency, virtual memory, etc.
  • Effectively communicate and experimental results with technical leads and peers
  • Creatively overcome obstacles to obtain the answers to architectural questions
  • Invent and file patents on technical solutions to relevant problems


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • MS or PHD degree
  • 5+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Industry experience required in one or more of the following areas:
    • Computer Architecture concepts, such as CPU, GPU, DSP, interconnects, shared memory, etc.
    • System or chipset development for SoC products, preferably in the mobile market
    • OS principles and HW/SW interaction
    • SoC bus, interconnect, memory technologies, memory controllers, scheduling, MMUs
    • Hands-on experience in using and modifying simulators and performance/power models, especially full-system models
    • SystemC and event driven simulators
    • Using code and/or system profiling tools
    • C/C++ programming
    • VLSI design and verification
    • Pragmatic scripting & automation skills
    • Familiarity with ARM, Linux
    • Familiarity with multimedia or communication technologies including audio codec, video codec, camera, WLAN, LTE and 5G


Qualifications:

Qualcomm's Chip Architecture multi-site team of systems engineers, hardware and software architects are driving analysis and defining next-generation architectures for our system-on-chip (SoC) products for mobile, automotive, AR/XR and other product categories.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 4+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.
OR
Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 3+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.
OR
PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 2+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.

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 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.

Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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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 92 open jobs at Qualcomm, click here.
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