Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

SoC Architecture – AR/VR

Post Date



Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area

Engineering – Systems


California – San Diego

Job Overview

As AR/VR evolves towards the next computing platform, it brings the engineering challenges of system level performance, power efficiency and thermal limitations of a mobile device to a new, extreme level.

Qualcomm’s Visual Technology Team is seeking a systems architect who will work on driving the next generation technologies and architectures, enabling the next generation of Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality applications. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Identifying, understanding and documenting use cases and implementations of AR/VR and related technologies.

Working with technology, hardware and software experts to translate use case requirements into implementation specifications

System level profiling and modeling of the use cases (power, performance, thermal)

Defining and executing HW-SW partitioning analyses

Defining and executing HW-SW feature analysis to optimize for power and performance

System level use case modeling to validate and optimize architecture definition For this multi-disciplinary role an ideal candidate has proven expertise in AR/VR, computer vision, machine learning, perception, camera technology, hardware design, SoC architecture, HW/SW partitioning, and /or system modeling (power, performance, thermal).

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

Minimum Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

+ 5+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

4+ years experience in HW architecture/design with emphasis on areas listed:

Proven experience in conducting architectural trade-offs, power/performance analysis and/or SW-HW trade-offs

Knowledge of graphics pipeline, computer vision pipelines, machine learning methods and/or camera pipelines

Experience with system level modeling (performance and/or power)

Outstanding problem-solving skills

Outstanding communication skills

C/C++ and/or Python

Education Requirements

Required: Master’s, Computer Engineering and/or Electrical Engineering

EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.

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.