Job Description:

**Job Id** E1958103

**Job Title** SoC HW System Architect

**Post Date** 08/18/2017

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

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

**Job Area** Engineering – Systems

**Location** California – San Diego

**Job Overview** QCT System Architecture is looking for an SoC Systems Architect covering all current and future product lines, including smartphones, tablets, automotive, drones, wearables and IoT. Qualcomm’s Chip Architecture multi-site team of hardware and software architects and systems engineers are driving analysis and defining next-generation SoC architectures. The team helps defines the overall chip architecture, including but not limited to bus structure, performance/power/thermal analysis, boot flow, power management, use-case definitions, security infrastructure, and multimedia control/data flows. **Responsibilities:**

+ Analysis of product requirements and development of architectural specifications and requirements

+ Owner of end-to-end product use-cases

+ Analysis of performance, power and thermal aspects of products including use-cases such as Virtual/Augmented Reality, Machine Learning, and Computer Vision

+ Work with product marketing and customers on tradeoffs and product feature feasibility

+ Work with chipset architecture team on I/Os, interfaces and overall solution

+ Work with bus/infrastructure, boot, security and power teams on architectural solutions

+ Work on overall multimedia, modem and other control/data flows

+ Understanding of SW architecture and impact on performance & power

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

**Minimum Qualifications** **2+ years of industry experience in:**

+ Computer architecture concepts, such as CPU, GPU, DSP, interconnects, shared memory, etc.

+ OS principles and HW/SW interaction

+ VLSI design and verification

+ SoC bus, interconnect and memory technologies

+ Hands-on experience in using and modifying simulators and performance/power models

+ Excellent communication and presentation skills

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Experience with any of the following is highly valued: ARM, Linux, GPGPU, OpenCL, OpenGL

+ Familiarity with multimedia or communication technologies including: video codec, camera, WLAN, LTE, audio codec, Virtual/Augmented Reality, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Compute

+ C/C++/SystemC programming

**Education Requirements** Required: Bachelor’s, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering

Preferred: Master’s, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering


**EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.**

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