Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > CPU Architecture
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Our CPU Performance Architecture group designs high performance, low power CPUs. As a CPU Performance Architect Engineer, you will contribute ideas for advanced CPU performance features, explore them in detail, model them, and work with the design team in productizing them. We are looking for an experienced engineer for CPU performance modeling and exploration.
Roles and Responsibilities
+ Collaborate with CPU Performance Architecture and RTL team members to identify opportunities for product improvement
+ Analyze workloads to identify performance bottlenecks and opportunities
+ Perform self-guided performance simulation studies of design alternatives
+ Write and maintain features and sections of the CPU architectural performance model
+ Work with RTL and design team to assess implementation cost for new features
+ Verify the performance model correlates with the RTL, which may involve writing verification plans, writing directed tests, and writing checkers
+ Collaborate with performance team to maintain and improve the simulation environment for increased productivity
+ MS degree in Computer Architecture with 10+ years of practical experience
+ Strong CPU architecture knowledge and micro-architecture knowledge
+ Experience working in a performance modeling environment
+ Proficient in C and C++ and scripting languages such as Perl or Python
+ Ability to problem solve and prove your own ideas
+ Knowledge and experience with common performance benchmarks and workloads
+ Knowledge of OS internals and compiler technology a plus
+ Proficiency in one or more areas of CPU architecture: fetch, decode, branch prediction, renaming, execute units, SIMD, load/store, MMU, caches, retire, etc.
+ Frequently transports and install 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
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