Job Description:

**Job Id** E1940509

**Job Title** CPU Performance Engineer (Bay Area)

**Post Date** 12/05/2017

**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 CDMA Technologies, a.k.a. QCT – http://www.qualcomm.com/qct/, is the world leader in wireless ICs powering the majority of 3G & 4G devices and is the largest fabless semiconductor in the world. QCT is looking for a CPU Performance Engineer.


+ Processor Performance: Model, Analysis, Correlation, Recommendations.

+ Manage performance analysis on emulation platforms.

+ Work with architecture and RTL teams.

+ Work with and contribute to system level performance analysis.

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

**Minimum Qualifications** 2+ years of experience in the following areas is required:

+ Modern in-order and out-of-order processor core performance analysis and architecture.

+ Processor related benchmarks such as SPECs, browser benchmarks, etc.

+ Processor resource and benchmarks.

+ Trade-off studies.

+ ISAs such as x86, SPARC, MIPS, Power, is preferred.

+ Processor performance building.

+ Trade-offs of accuracy and model for architectural exploration.

+ Performance analysis through emulation.

+ Memory consistency models such as x86-TSO, weak ordering.

+ Multi-core and multi-threaded processor performance analysis, thread scheduling

+ Operating system and processor interactions.

**Preferred Qualifications** 2+ years of experience in the following areas is preferred:

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

+ Experience with emulation for performance analysis purpose.

**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.