Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Gaming Engineering

Qualcomm 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.

General Summary

Job OverviewQualcomm’s Gaming group is seeking an experienced engineer to work directly with PC game developers around the world driving game optimizations to create best-in-class experiences for the Snapdragon chipset. This is a unique opportunity to work with cutting-edge pre-commercial devices and technologies and contribute to the future of PC gaming. The position is a multi-disciplinary role where you will be responsible for collaborating with game developers and various partners to help optimize CPU, GPU, and the overall system performance of legacy and new games for Snapdragon. In addition to direct engagement with developers you will work to evangelize best practices and optimization strategies within the game development community. At the heart of the Qualcomm Gaming group, we are passionate about next generation gaming technologies and delivering exceptional gaming experiences. Our highly creative teams are full of veteran game developers, artists, game engine experts and graphics enthusiast who work on our latest GPU and gaming hardware innovations around mobile, PC, and XR.

Preferred Qualifications

+ 7+ years of professional experience

+ Solid knowledge C/C++

+ Solid knowledge of OpenGL, DirectX, or Vulkan

+ Solid 3D graphics related mathematics background

+ Understanding of modern PC, and console game engine rendering pipelines

+ Strong CPU and GPU performance analysis skills

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Willingness to travel both domestic and internationally

+ Self-motivated

+ Familiarity with 3D graphics profilers and debuggers such as RenderDoc, Pix, NSight, etc.

+ Familiarity with commercial game engines such as Unreal, and Unity

+ Comfortable working with unfamiliar, large multi-million-line code bases

+ Experience creating technical training content such as frameworks, samples, tutorials, videos, etc.

+ Experience developing, profiling, and optimizing modern rendering algorithms

Education Requirements

Required: A BS, MS, or PhD degree in an engineering or computer science related field.


Unreal Engine 4, UE4, Unity, 3D, Graphics, Rendering, GPU, Shader, Compute, Windows, Gaming, DirectX, C++, Developer Support, Developer Relations, Developer Technologies

Physical Requirements• 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 – Computer Science, Bachelors – Engineering, Bachelors – Game Development, Bachelors – Mathematics

Work Experiences:

2+ years of relevant Gaming Software experience, 7+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Work Experiences:



3 D Rendering, Animation, Application Programming Interface (API), Programming Languages, Unity Game Development

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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.