Job Description:

**Job Id** E1960992

**Job Title** Senior Video Standards Engineer (San Diego and Santa Clara, CA)

**Post Date** 01/04/2018

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

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

**Job Area** Engineering – Systems

**Location** California – San Diego

California – Santa Clara

**Job Overview** The world’s data traffic including mobile is increasingly led by video. To address this challenge, **Qualcomm is developing the next-generation video codecs and their efficient implementations.** We are actively involved in standardization forums such as ITU-T or MPEG defining compression formats. The Video R&D and Standardization team also contributes to the feature development and algorithms for multimedia applications on Qualcomm multi-processor and multi-core chipsets. Your work will affect the lives of millions of people and will connect the worlds leading online video services to a new generation of smartphones, tablets, laptops and televisions. **Your responsibilities will include:**

+ Contribute to the conception, development, implementation and optimization of new algorithms allowing to further improve coding efficiency over state-of-the-art video codecs such as HEVC. Consider application of the latest advancements in Machine Learning to video compression. Considerable focus will be placed on compression of High Dynamic Range and Wide Color Gamut(WCG) content as well as Virtual Reality (360) video.

+ Actively participate in the related work of standardization forums: JVET, MPEG Video and ITU-T/VCEG.

+ Initiate ideas, design and implement algorithms for superior encoder performance, including perceptually based bit allocation. Collaborate with hardware and software teams to come up with optimal solutions for various platforms including hardware, ARM and DSP, etc. Design encoder architecture, functional models and data structures for efficient implementation.

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

**Minimum Qualifications** **Industry OR Academic experience in one or more of the following skills:**

+ Video compression standards such as MPEG2, H.264 or HEVC

+ Video processing algorithms such as mapping, scaling & noise reduction.

+ Digital signal processing and information theory, familiarity with latest computer vision and machine learning technology a bonus.

+ Record of innovation: granted patents, publications in the area of video/image coding, processing, and/or transport.

+ Programming skills and C/C++ coding abilities.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Experience with the MPEG standardization process

+ Experience with common test model software, such as the HM or JEM software packages.

+ Knowledge of quantitatively assessing hardware implementation requirements of algorithms.

**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.