Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Gaming Engineering
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Job Overview Qualcomm’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. The ideal candidate is comfortable analyzing optimized Windows x64 assembly instructions with no source code or debugging symbols available. They might come from a malware research or security investigation background. This is a unique opportunity to triage and investigate Windows application failures in a new environment on Snapdragon Windows devices. 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.
+ 7+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.
+ 2+ years of relevant GPU/Gaming Software experience.
+ Expertise in reverse engineering Windows software
+ Experience working with x64 assembly
+ Understanding of low-level x64 ABI
+ Excellent problem solving skills
+ Excellent ability to infer and recognize patterns
+ Understanding of Windows application lifecycle
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
+ Proven track record of analyzing and reverse engineering commercial software, perhaps to identify security vulnerabilities or exploits
+ Prior experience with anti-cheat and anti-debugger techniques used in the commercial games industry
+ Experience using windbg
+ Experience using IDA Pro, Ghidra or another reverse engineering toolset
+ Comfortable working with unfamiliar, large multi-million-instruction software with no source code or debugging symbols
Windows, Windbg, x64 Assembly, Reverse Engineer, IDA Pro, Ghidra, ABI, Security Researcher, Anti-Cheat
+ 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 – Game Development, Bachelors – Mathematics
2+ years of relevant Gaming Software experience, 7+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.
3 D Rendering, Animation, Application Programming Interface (API), Programming Languages, Unity Game Development
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