Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > SoC Architecture
Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age – and this is where you come in.
As a security architect, you will define the platform and SoC level security technologies for a wide breadth of domains including but not limited to cryptographic HW functions, DRAM encryption, virtualization, isolation/sandboxing, life cycle management, secure boot & debug. In addition, you will work with SoC architects to influence chip architecture to maximize overall PPA efficiency while striving highest security assurance.Role and ResponsibilitiesDefine memory encryption architecture and microarchitectureDefine microarchitecture of the security subsystem and cryptographic HW acceleratorsAssess PPA trade-offs for various optimization proposalsDefine boot and debug security architecturesDefine device life cycle and key provisioning architecturesDeliver relevant security architecture specification sections to broader teams and define requirements for subsystem architectsPreferred RequirementsMS degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science; 10 years of practical experienceFamiliarity with SoC security technologies for client and server spacesExperience with architecture and design of HW cryptographic acceleratorsFamiliarity with Hypervisor designs and virtualization technologiesStrong understanding of one or more security technologies like ARM TrustZone, Intel TXT, SGX and AMD SEV technologiesStrong understanding of cryptographic algorithms and protocolsGood understanding of secure boot and firmware update technologies
Physical Requirements• 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.
As a security architect, you will define the platform and SoC level security technologies for a wide breadth of domains including but not limited to cryptographic HW functions, DRAM encryption, virtualization, isolation/sandboxing, life cycle management, secure boot & debug. In addition, you will work with SoC architects to influence chip architecture to maximize overall PPA efficiency while striving highest security assurance.
Role and Responsibilities
+ Define memory encryption architecture and microarchitecture
+ Define microarchitecture of the security subsystem and cryptographic HW accelerators
+ Assess PPA trade-offs for various optimization proposals
+ Define boot and debug security architectures
+ Define device life cycle and key provisioning architectures
+ Deliver relevant security architecture specification sections to broader teams and define requirements for subsystem architects
+ MS degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science; 10 years of practical experience
+ Familiarity with SoC security technologies for client and server spaces
+ Experience with architecture and design of HW cryptographic accelerators
+ Familiarity with Hypervisor designs and virtualization technologies
+ Strong understanding of one or more security technologies like ARM TrustZone, Intel TXT, SGX and AMD SEV technologies
+ Strong understanding of cryptographic algorithms and protocols
+ Good understanding of secure boot and firmware update technologies
Bachelors – Computer Science, Bachelors – Electrical Engineering
2+ years of experience in one or more system architecture technology areas and products (e.g., Power System, Shared Resource Management, Limits/Thermal Management, Hardware Islands)., 8+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.
Doctorate – Computer Science, Doctorate – Electrical Engineering, Masters – Computer Science, Masters – Electrical Engineering
8+ years experience with programming (e.g., C, C++, Python), computer architecture, or embedded systems. ,3+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Vice President level and above) ,2+ years working with operating budgets and/or project financials ,4+ years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports (only applies to positions with direct reports).
Caches, DSP Architectures, Machine Learning, Memory Management, Microprocessor Systems Design
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