Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering
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 CR&D is looking for a lead firmware developer for SOC development and bring-up. An ideal candidate should be familiar with: board support package and device driver development, bring, secure boot, different execution/privilege levels such as trust-zone, chipset clock, power & thermal management, low-speed peripheral interfaces (I2C, SPI, UART) as well as camera and IMU sensor control. You will join the CR&D software team working on many areas but with an initial focus on augmented reality project where you will be responsible for development & integrating for both research and commercial applications.You will be collaborating with a variety of internal teams within CR&D as well as with Qualcomm’s commercial division (QCT) covering multiple engineering disciplines including: software, systems and hardware. As a successful applicant to CR&D, the ideal candidate should have a diverse skill set including a good understanding of embedded software development and associated debug strategies using JTAG and use of lab equipment such as Logic Analyzers. Ideal candidates will demonstrate the following skills and aptitudes• Experience in C/C++ development on embedded platforms using stop-mode debug tools such as JTAG• Experience working with BSP development including device driver development, board-bring-up, RTOS’s, secure boot & trust zone• C/C++ developing Firmware peripheral drivers. Knowledge of RTOS, SoC architecture (core, cache, memory, bus architecture, IOs, etc.) and common hardware blocks• Experience with Source Code and Configuration management tools, git knowledge is preferred• Software debugging skills on embedded real time operating systems• Willingness to work in a structured software development environment with ability to work on low level implementation (code & test)• Willingness to work in a high-caliber mixed hardware/software development team• Experience leading other engineers; planning, delegating, and tracking tasks; coordinating with other engineering teams• Good English communication (written and verbal) and positive interpersonal skills• Scripting languages such as Python• Familiar working with software running on bare-metal and RTOS based targets using ARM Cortex-M CPU’s• Experience working with and familiarity with important SOC building blocks like interrupt controller, GPIO’s & timers etc.• Software development and debug tools including compilers, profilers, source control systems, emulators, JTAG and serial debuggers, and logic analyzers• Familiar with device driver and module development• Familiarity with Cortex-M CPU’s execution modes
• 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.
Bachelors – Computer Science, Bachelors – Engineering, Bachelors – Information Systems
2+ years experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc., 5+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience
1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above). ,3+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization. ,3+ years experience with API. ,3+ years experience with Database Management Software. ,8+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.
Mathematical Methods, Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), Scientific Analysis, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Software Solutions
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