Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

Technical Standards Engineer for Artificial Intelligence


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

Job Area

Engineering – Systems


United States


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 and its key applications into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age – and this is where you come in.

Qualcomm is currently seeking a highly experienced candidate with a background in Machine Learning (ML)/Artificial Intelligence (AI) for our Standards and Industry Organizations team. In this position, the candidate will take a lead role in Qualcomm’s standardization activities as it relates to ML/AI. The person should have strong expertise in ML/AI inferencing, training neural networks, and ML/AI standardization. Ideal candidates will have a background on AI/ML model health, explainability, security, and reproducibility.

The candidate will interface with various teams inside Qualcomm including those developing ML/AI hardware and core software, those using ML/AI as tools for various applications, and those developing ML/AI platforms for our customers to use. The candidate will also work with various industry organizations that deal with ML/AI, such as those developing APIs, performance requirements, and those using ML/AI as tool to improve their technologies.

The candidate is expected to be an expert in core ML/AI technologies. A strong understanding of the basic ML/AI principles is required. Experience in designing and implementing ML/AI systems is required. A solid understanding, and preferably experience, in hardware to support ML/AI is strongly desired.

The candidate will work in an exciting environment with a team of some of the most successful standardization and R&D engineers in the industry and will have frequent interaction with colleagues distributed internationally. The team is a leader in developing standards for 5G, Wi-Fi, multimedia, and many other areas. We are intent in enhancing the team by adding experts who will deal with ML/AI standardization.

The candidate is expected to prepare technical contributions on relevant subjects for submission to standards/regulatory/industry groups to attend the meetings and give high quality presentations. She/he should work to obtain consensus, to proactively promote Qualcomm’s technologies, and to protect Qualcomm’s interests in ML/AI and related areas.

Regular attendance of meetings with external organizations is required (4 to 6 meetings per year to be expected, distributed across North America, Europe and Asia).

The candidate is expected to operate in collaboration with different business units within the company, including research projects, business development, Government Affairs, product management and engineering groups.

**Minimum Qualifications:** PhD or MS in EE plus 5 years of professional experience, or equivalent mix of education and experience, in ML/AI including implementing ML/AI as previously described.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Excellent verbal and written communication, as well as interpersonal skills required.

+ Ability to work autonomously, assessing and justifying Qualcomm’s engagement in projects and industry initiatives.

+ Ability to work with different teams and the ability to take the initiative to reach out and interact with people outside their own work group is required.

+ The ability to understand and keep track of ML/AI technical trends, industry trends, and business objectives of companies is required.

+ Experience in standardization working groups is highly desired, especially as related to ML/AI.

+ Experience in dealing with applications using ML/AI.

+ Candidate should highlight any experience as an editor, rapporteur or chair of standards bodies.

Education Requirements

+ PhD or MS in EE plus 5 years of professional experience, or equivalent mix of education and experience, in ML/AI.

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.