Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > ASICS Engineering

Job Overview:

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.


Qualcomm’s Silicon Validation team is part of the central SoC digital hardware organization responsible for the overall quality of the SoC silicon. The validation team works closely with architects, designers, verification engineers, software engineers, and customers. The team is currently seeking candidate for SOC validation content architect.The candidate is expected to have an excellent understanding of digital design fundamentals, on-chip interconnects, and validation content coverage analysis. The successful candidate is expected to develop validation content and architect/enhance content infrastructures for Qualcomm’s broad product portfolios/market tiers based on requirements collected from all the stakeholders.

More specifically, following is expected but not limited to as a content architect:

+ Improve SoC validation content coverage via various means such as analyzing past bug escapes, coverage gaps based on HW specification documents, SW use cases, break-the-system / negative cases, etc.

+ Evaluate, propose, and drive improvements and optimizations in the content infrastructures based on various usages and requirements from stakeholders

+ Drive content convergence across various product tiers and market segments

+ Identify HW metrics for content coverage analysis and best mechanism to measure various coverage points; work with the core teams to define individual core level metrics

+ Develop and drive various content methodologies and processes such as validation test planning, SLT content coverage improvements and test time minimization, etc.

In addition, following skills are required:

+ Thorough understanding of CPU concepts (specifically ARM architecture concepts)Memory hierarchy and caches – coherency, consistency (ordering), memory types and attributes, synchronization & semaphores, full-system concurrency, MTE, MPAM

+ Experience in embedded systems/low level HW programming in C and assembly languages

+ Design and Implementation of drivers and test content

+ Debugging low level software and hardware issues

+ Familiarity in debug tools including JTAG and kernel debuggers

+ Structured program development concepts

Physical Requirements

• Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.

• Frequently transports and installs 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.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors – Engineering, Bachelors – Science

Work Experiences:

8+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Bachelors – Computer Engineering, Bachelors – Computer Science, Bachelors – Electrical Engineering, Masters – Computer Engineering, Masters – Computer Science, Masters – Electrical Engineering

Work Experiences:

15+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience ,4+ years experience with architecture and design tools ,4+ years experience with scripting tools and programming languages. ,4+ years experience with design verification methods ,2+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with executive leadership (e.g., Vice President level and above).



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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.