Sr. Staff Engineer, Game Developer Technologies - PC Gaming

| San Diego, CA
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Company:
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:
Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Gaming Engineering

Qualcomm 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.

General Summary
Job Overview
Qualcomm's Gaming group is seeking an experienced engineer to work directly with PC game developers around the world driving game optimizations to create best-in-class experiences for the Snapdragon chipset. This is a unique opportunity to work with cutting-edge pre-commercial devices and technologies and contribute to the future of PC gaming.

The position is a multi-disciplinary role where you will be responsible for collaborating with game developers and various partners to help optimize CPU, GPU, and the overall system performance of legacy and new games for Snapdragon. In addition to direct engagement with developers you will work to evangelize best practices and optimization strategies within the game development community.

At the heart of the Qualcomm Gaming group, we are passionate about next generation gaming technologies and delivering exceptional gaming experiences. Our highly creative teams are full of veteran game developers, artists, game engine experts and graphics enthusiast who work on our latest GPU and gaming hardware innovations around mobile, PC, and XR.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ years of professional experience
  • Solid knowledge C/C++
  • Solid knowledge of OpenGL, DirectX, or Vulkan
  • Solid 3D graphics related mathematics background
  • Understanding of modern PC, and console game engine rendering pipelines
  • Strong CPU and GPU performance analysis skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel both domestic and internationally
  • Self-motivated
  • Familiarity with 3D graphics profilers and debuggers such as RenderDoc, Pix, NSight, etc.
  • Familiarity with commercial game engines such as Unreal, and Unity
  • Comfortable working with unfamiliar, large multi-million-line code bases
  • Experience creating technical training content such as frameworks, samples, tutorials, videos, etc.
  • Experience developing, profiling, and optimizing modern rendering algorithms


Education Requirements

Required: A BS, MS, or PhD degree in an engineering or computer science related field.

Keywords

Unreal Engine 4, UE4, Unity, 3D, Graphics, Rendering, GPU, Shader, Compute, Windows, Gaming, DirectX, C++, Developer Support, Developer Relations, Developer Technologies

Physical Requirements• 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

Education:
Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - Game Development, Bachelors - Mathematics
Work Experiences:
2+ years of relevant Gaming Software experience, 7+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.
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Preferred Qualifications

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Skills:
3 D Rendering, Animation, Application Programming Interface (API), Programming Languages, Unity Game Development

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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 269 open jobs at Qualcomm, click here.
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