Job Description:

**Job Id** E1961097

**Job Title** CPU Micro-architect and Design Engineers – All levels (Bay Area)

**Post Date** 12/18/2017

**Company-Division** Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

**Job Area** Engineering – Hardware

**Location** California – Santa Clara

**Job Overview** Qualcomm is the world leader in cutting-edge wireless technologies, powering the majority of 3G & 4G devices and is the largest fabless semiconductor in the world. Qualcomms Advanced CPU Development team has multiple openings for CPU Micro-architect and Design Engineers.


Perform microarchitecture exploration and generate microarchitecture specification for one or more of the major units in a processor core.

Develop and maintain RTL to target power, performance, area, and timing goals.

Work with Design Verification team on unit-level and top-level functional verification and assist with pre-silicon validation activities.

Work on synthesis and timing closure.

Perform and/or assist with post-silicon debug.

Contribute to performance analysis and improvement efforts.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

**Minimum Qualifications** **Master’s degree in Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering, and 3+ years experience in the following areas:**

+ Modern in-order and out-of-order processor core designs, with expertise in one or more of the following areas: fetch, decode, branch prediction, renaming and scheduling, out-of-order execution, re-order buffer, integer and floating-point execution, load/store execution, caches and memory-subsystem.

+ ARM Instruction Set Architectures (ISAs) and their implementation within in-order and out-of-order processor cores.

+ RTL coding experience.

+ High-speed low-power design techniques.

+ SMP related topics such as coherency and consistency.

+ Multi-core and multi-threaded processor design.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ PhD, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering

**Education Requirements** Required: Master’s, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering

Preferred: Doctorate, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering

**EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.**

About Qualcomm

Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.