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Performance and Architecture Engineer

Qualcomm Inc.

San Diego, CA
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Job Title Performance and Architecture Engineer
Jobid 1960423
Location: San Diego, CA, 92108, USA
Job Description:
**Job Id**
Job Title
Performance and Architecture Engineer
Post Date
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
CDMA Technology at
Job Area
Engineering - Software
California - San Diego
Job Overview
QCT Core Technologies is looking to hire talented engineers in the processor performance and architecture group. In this highly visible role, candidates will be working in a dynamic environment, interfacing across multiple disciplines including system, power, software, and hardware engineers to develop innovative architectures that meet the requirements of Qualcomms growing product portfolio. Candidates will be able to gain exposure to the full product life cycle from pre-silicon to commercialization of Qualcomm chipsets.
**Technical Domains**

Product feature/requirement areas include, but are not limited to:
+ Meeting the ever-increasing data rates of 4G/5G,

+ Analyzing performance for sensors, audio, and modem DSPs,

+ Exploring heterogeneous computing and co-processor architecture,

+ Imaging and vision (including VR) algorithms on compute DSP,

+ Machine learning on data sets spanning across generations of product architectures,

+ IoE/IoT sectors, and

+ Working with various HLOS on application cores to meet end-to-end performance **Job Responsibilities** As a performance and architecture engineer, candidates will own or participate in one or more of the following:

+ Multiple aspects of architectural analysis and modeling, including forecasting CPU/MIPS, bus bandwidth, and memory utilization for current and next generation chipsets to meet the growing product requirements on processors across various subsystems on the SoC

+ Perform detailed analysis of the existing software to provide innovative recommendations to improve performance and memory utilization, including software optimizations, SW/HW partitioning, cache/TCM sizing, etc...

+ Develop tools for silicon profiling, validation and debugging across all SOC components

+ Involvement in pre-silicon evaluations and sign-offs

+ Scope opportunities for HW acceleration
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
Minimum Qualifications
**6 months to 5 years of academic or industry experience in the following:**
+ Computer Architecture

+ Real Time Operating Systems

+ C/ASM programming
Preferred Qualifications
+ Debugging Real Time Embedded Systems using JTAG or equivalent

+ Compilers / Linkers

+ Python Scripting

+ Knowledge of Wireless WAN, LAN, GPS etc. technologies

+ High performance, low power physical design

+ Machine Learning

+ Agile development; Kanban

+ Version control systems such as Perforce/GitPersonal Attributes / Soft Skills:

+ Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with high expectations

+ Passionate for building great products, with a willingness to disrupt the status quo and push boundaries to deliver innovations that affect the experience of millions of end users

+ Strong analytic and problem solving skills

+ Excellent technical communication and interpersonal skills

+ Self-motivated and quick-learner

+ Meticulous attention to detail
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
EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.

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