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Embedded Software Engineer, Senior

Company: Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Location: Boulder
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software EngineeringGeneral Summary:As a Power and Limits software engineer, candidates will own or participate in one or more of the following:Multiple aspects of software development - analyzing the requirements, designing robust software solutions, and ensuring that the power efficiency is met, for current and next generation chipsets to meet the growing product requirements on processors across various subsystems on the SoCPerform detailed analysis of the existing software to provide innovative recommendations to improve performance, memory, and power utilization, including software optimizations, SW/HW partitioning, new algorithms etc.Develop tools for silicon profiling, validation and debugging across all SOC componentsInvolvement in pre-silicon evaluations and sign-offsScope opportunities for HW acceleration by providing recommendations to the HW teamPhysical RequirementsFrequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to - 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:QCT Core Technologies is looking to hire an experienced, talented engineer in the Power and Limits management software 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 Qualcomm growing product portfolio. Candidates will be able to gain exposure to the full product life cycle from pre-silicon to commercialization of Qualcomm chipsets.Preferred Qualifications4+ years of industry experience in the following:Linux device driver developmentDeep understanding of the Linux kernel and user space interactionsImplementing new Linux kernel and user space featuresFamiliarity with upstream community processes Open source processes/tools - builds, git, gerrit etc.Computer Architecture (ARM architecture preferred)Real Time Operating SystemsC/ASM programmingDebugging Real Time Embedded Systems using JTAG or equivalentCompilers / LinkersPython ScriptingAbility to read hardware programming guides and write drivers/software based on that information Embedded software Machine LearningAgile development; KanbanVersion control systems such as Perforce/GitPersonal Attributes / Soft SkillsDesire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with high expectationsPassionate 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 usersStrong analytic and problem solving skills Excellent technical communication and interpersonal skillsSelf-motivated and quick-learnerMeticulous attention to detailTechnical DomainsProduct feature areas include, but are not limited to:Engagement with the upstream Linux kernel community to present and implement new features in the Linux kernelDeveloping firmware for memory and CPU constrained systemsAnalyzing the execution efficiency of power softwareManaging the performance/thermal efficiency tradeoffsSOC level interactions between various software componentsMachine learning on data sets spanning across generations of product architectures,IoE/IoT sectors, andWorking with various HLOS (eg: Android) on application cores to meet end-to-end performanceAlthough 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.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.Pay range:$104,000.00 - $156,000.00If you would like more information about this role, please contact Qualcomm Careers.

Keywords: Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., Boulder , Embedded Software Engineer, Senior, IT / Software / Systems , Boulder, Colorado

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