Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

SoC Systems Performance Engineer (San Diego, CA)

Post Date



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

Job Area

Engineering – Systems


California – San Diego

Job Overview

Qualcomm’s Chip Architecture multi-site team of systems engineers, hardware and software architects are driving analysis and defining next-generation architectures for our system-on-chip (SoC) products for mobile, automotive and other product categories.

We have an exciting and dynamic technical position available with a focus on SoC performance analysis. The successful candidate will work with Architects to engage collaboratively across the company with core HW design & verification, SW, marketing, and product planning teams, to:

+ Engineer market-leading mobile SoC products with best-in-class performance and power;

+ Conduct hands-on performance studies including, power, and/or thermal to help define our SoC architecture plans;

+ Collaborate with HW and SW teams to define best-in-class multimedia, modem, compute and memory technologies;

+ Define complex use cases including new workloads (augmented reality, AI) and infer systems requirements

+ Deploy simulators, profilers, or hardware to understand performance bottlenecks and provide quantitative justification for architectural changes or tuning;

+ Directly apply computer architecture knowledge of CPUs, GPUs, DSPs, cache coherency, virtual memory, etc.;

+ Effectively communicate experimental results, review with technical leads and peers, analyze outstanding issues;

+ Creatively overcome obstacles to obtain the answers to architectural questions;

+ Invent and file patents on technical solutions to relevant problems;

+ Collaborate within a world-class computer architecture team!

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.

2+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ New Grads welcome to apply! MS or PHD Degree preferred **1+ years industry experience required in one or more of the following areas:**

+ Experience with computer architecture concepts, such as , CPU, GPU, DSP, interconnects, shared memory, etc.

+ 1+ years experience in system or chipset development for SoC products, preferably in the mobile market

+ Experience with OS principles and HW/SW interaction

+ Experience with SoC bus, interconnect, memory technologies, memory controllers, scheduling, MMUs

+ Hands-on experience in using and modifying simulators and performance/power models, especially full-system models

+ Experience in using code and/or system profiling tools

+ Experience in C/C++/SystemC programming

+ Experience in VLSI design and verification

+ Pragmatic scripting & automation skills

+ Familiarity with any of the following is highly valued: SystemC, event driven simulators, ARM, Linux

+ Familiarity with multimedia or communication technologies including: video codec, camera, WLAN, LTE and 5G, audio codec

+ Excellent communication and presentation skills

Education Requirements

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

MS or PHD Degree preferred

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.