Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Systems 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 is taking its traditional strengths in digital wireless technologies to exciting new fields such as Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). Qualcomm’s Multimedia R&D and Standards Group is seeking candidates with strong software development knowledge and hands-on experience in computer vision technologies in an embedded system targeted primarily to devices for the AR/VR and smartphone market.

+ 5+ years software or computer vision algorithm development experience.

+ Excellent C++ and Object-Oriented Programming skills demonstrated through relevant industry experience.

+ Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and real time systems coding experience.

+ Strong skills in analyzing performance of AI/CV solutions on heterogenous architectures (core, cache, memory, bus, etc.).

+ Strong background of computer vision algorithms and machine learning/deep learning for AR, VR.

+ Experience with version control software such as Git.

+ Experience with CI/CD process.

+ Experience with computer vision toolkits such as OpenCV

+ Experience with SIMD optimization such as for NEON or Qualcomm Hexagon DSP

+ Optimization in intrinsic or assembly instructions

+ Multi-threading programming experience

+ Testing and debugging on mobile platforms or other embedded systems

+ Experience with software process improvements through measurable KPIs

+ Candidates with knowledge and experience in the following areas are preferred:

+ Computer vision algorithms, e.g. object detection, tracking, feature detection, 6DOF, SLAM, 3D reconstruction.

+ Mobile device operating systems such as Android

+ NEON programming, Scripting

+ Machine Learning, Neural Networks

+ Graphics, game engine SW architecture

+ Developing visual computing software

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

Preferred: Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, or related field.

Keywords: SDK, API, Virtual reality, Augmented reality, machine vision, computer vision, deep learning, C/C++, CI/CD, DSP, embedded software, IDE, Visual Studio, OpenCV, SIMD, NEON, Multi-threading

Expect to interact closely with a multitude of teams spanning different business units across the world in a world-class, dynamic environment.

Responsibilities in this role shall include the following:

+ Design and implement APIs and sample code as SDK on PC, Linux, and Android platforms for computer vision SoCs.

+ Implement and optimize computer vision use cases with the SDK for AR/VR and mobile applications.

+ Document the APIs and use cases as reference for the customers.

+ Closely collaborate with feature owners and domain/technology experts to define/validate APIs across software and hardware SoC platforms.

+ Optimize algorithm implementation for run-time performance on PC/Linux platforms.

+ Optimize algorithm implementation on SIMD processors such as ARM NEON and Hexagon DSP on Snapdragon platform.

+ Debug in different software environments and potentially on hardware. Interact closely with internal teams and potentially support/work with external customers.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors – Computer Science, Bachelors – Engineering, Bachelors – Information Systems

Work Experiences:

5+ years of Systems engineering or related work experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Work Experiences:

8+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience. ,3+ years experience with Testing Software such as Bugzilla, LoadRunner, etc. ,3+ years experience with Development Environment Software such as Apache Maven, Ruby, etc. ,3+ years experience with Database Management Software. ,3+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization. ,1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above).



Decomposition, Enterprise System Implementation, Metrics, Root Cause Analysis, Software Testing Tools

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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.