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Staff Engineer

Qualcomm Bengaluru, Karnataka (Onsite) Full-Time


Qualcomm India Private Limited

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Systems Engineering

General Summary:

As a leading technology innovator, Qualcomm pushes the boundaries of what's possible to enable next-generation experiences and drives digital transformation to help create a smarter, connected future for all. As a Qualcomm Systems Engineer, you will research, design, develop, simulate, and/or validate systems-level software, hardware, architecture, algorithms, and solutions that enables the development of cutting-edge technology. Qualcomm Systems Engineers collaborate across functional teams to meet and exceed system-level requirements and standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

•    Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 4+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.
Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 3+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.
PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 2+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.

SOC Architect

SoC Architect

Staff /Sr-Staff Eng


Vivek Sheel Mittal

Company - Division

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. – Platform Architecture Division

Job Position: Senior/Staff Engineer

  • 10-15 years in SOC Architecture/Systems Engineering or related work experience.

Job Area Engineering - Systems 

Location:  Bangalore

Educational Requirements

Bachelors or Master’s in computer engineering and/or Electronics Engineering (or related fields).


Work with Qualcomm's Platform Architecture team on next generation System-on-chip (SoC) for Compute, smartphone, IoT and other product categories. Candidate will be involved in architecture and/or microarchitecture of various subsystems and interfaces of the SoCs, e.g. reset, boot, power management, security, access control, debug services, various processing subsystems like CPU, DSP, GPU and AI Accelerator subsystems etc. 

The successful candidate will -

  • Be part of Qualcomm Platform Architecture Team
  • Work with Hardware and Software teams to understand the design requirements, specification, and interface details.
  • Validate architecture/ microarchitecture models for multiple peripherals, interconnects, and IPs for Qualcomm SoC platforms.
  • Work with team to integrate these models to the SoC platform and validate IP/ System Level use cases.
  • Perform area, power, performance trade-offs and analysis of HW/SW re-usability requirements for IP/Cores and complete SoC.
  • Develop Specification, system level architecture/micro-architecture of system use-cases, working with cross functional teams.
  • Have experience working with ARM-based SoC architectures, in-depth understanding of computer architecture fundamentals, the ability to develop complex systems.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master or PhD degree in related field highly desired.
  • SOC Architecture Background, preferably Compute SOC Architecture.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate on projects with multiple teams and disciplines.
  • Ability to develop and improve methodologies for experiments and analysis in the specific area of expertise.
  • Have the communication and collaboration skills to work with a large world-wide design organization.
  • Experience or Education involving hardware, System architecture and software.

Areas of Expertise (the more the better):

Candidates should have one or more of the following areas of knowledge and/or expertise:

  • ARM and RISC-V Architecture expertise specifically in areas of Coherency, Signaling, Memory Management, Virtualization, etc
  • DSPs, CPUs (ARM preferred), High and Low Speed peripherals
  • DDR, Interconnect, System Cache, QOS.
  • Power, Boot, Debug, Security, Access Control Architecture.
  • Power and/or performance analysis, simulation, and modelling.
  • Understanding of VLSI flow from spec to tape out with proficiency in digital design, HDL languages, Scripting languages is preferred.

Applicants: If you need an accommodation, during the application/hiring process, you may request an accommodation by sending email to 

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Although this role has some expected minor physical activity, this should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. If you are an individual with a physical or mental disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm’s toll-free number found

for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities as part of our ongoing efforts to create an accessible workplace.

Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

Qualcomm expects its employees to abide by all applicable policies and procedures, including but not limited to security and other requirements regarding protection of Company confidential information and other confidential and/or proprietary information, to the extent those requirements are permissible under applicable law.

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