Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

Software Engineer – Customer Engineering

Post Date



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

Job Area

Engineering – Customer Engineering


California – San Diego

Job Overview

Qualcomm is a leader in mobile wireless communications & computing chipsets. We are working with leading OEMs and partners to define user-experience with next generation mobile devices Smartphones, Tablets, Netbooks and other entertainment & computing devices.

QCT applications engineers support customers with understanding, integrating, customization, building, and bring-up of Qualcomm software, enabling debugging features, providing training to customer. We offer a wide range of tools, design and deployment services to support the device development process and develop new technologies based on the needs and demands of the wireless market.

This position is part of the CE(Customer Engineering) organization that deals with the platform software and is focused on the applications processor and covers the OS (Linux/Android or Windows on Snapdragon), crash debugging, memory (heap stack) management, system performance, and overall system stability. It exposes the candidate to the cutting edge technology, key players in the wireless industry worldwide working on leading edge ultra-low-power, smartphone /tablet computing devices. This role not only enables you to develop strong expertise in the QCT chipset integrated solutions, but also exposes you to be part of the early engagements, latest system software and solutions. Some travel to customer sites for onsite support and to Qualcomm offices in U.S. and abroad for training and meetings may be required.

Qualcomm Innovation Center values collaboration with its customers and partners and works closely with them to enable their success. Candidate in this role will support a wide range of customer/partner activities from product design, SW engineering to commercialization. This includes training, documentation, assisting customers in debugging, optimizing and integrating software.

This is a very challenging position that requires the candidate to continually interface with QCT chipset customers and internal teams.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

+ C/C++ programming

+ Device driver programming and debugging with JTAG/other tools

+ Knowledge of ARM processor architecture and cache subsystem

+ Knowledge of Embedded Linux, Windows Mobile or other OS (Kernel configuration, device trees, kernel crash debugging)

+ Debugging skills on low level OS (kernel and application level crash debugging)

+ Detailed knowledge of OS memory management

+ Experience developing or debugging software for multi-core or SMP systems highly desirable

+ Android platform, Windows Mobile and/or SDK knowledge and experience highly desired

+ Knowledge of OS/system performance profiling and optimization techniques a plus

+ Team player

+ Communication, written & interpersonal skills, high motivation, the ability to learn quickly.

+ Self-starter

Education Requirements

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

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