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Senior Engineer - QNX/Linux kernel/Android

Qualcomm Bengaluru, Karnataka (Onsite) Full-Time


Qualcomm India Private Limited

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering

General Summary:

Job Overview:

Work with Qualcomm's engineering team to develop Performance Modelling for the next generation System-on-chip (SoC) for smartphone, tablet and other product categories. Candidate will be responsible for understanding  and triaging system performance requirements for complete SOC. Candidate will be analyzing different use case scenarios to understand the overall architecture and performance feasibility. Work with Hardware & Software teams to understand the design requirements, specification and interface details. You will have opportunity to suggest architecture and design changes which can optimize the overall power/performance/thermal for the chipset. The successful candidate will - Be part of Qualcomm performance customer engineering team.

Minimum Qualifications:

•    Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 2+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.
Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 1+ year of Systems Engineering or related work experience.

4-7 yrs experience

  • Working experience in QNX/Linux kernel/Android
  • System performance and architectural analysis, including analysis/assess/project/report CPU/MIPS, bus bandwidth and latencies,  memory utilization for current and next generation chipsets to meet the product requirements across various subsystems on the SoC.
  • Good understanding of Android framework
  • Perform detailed analysis of the existing software to provide innovative recommendations to improve performance and memory utilization, including software optimizations, SW/HW partitioning, cache/TCM sizing, etc.
  • System issue Debug, identify workable solution for system issues including HW/SW optimizations to be fed back to Arch/design/SW teams.
  • Customer interaction and support.
  • Develop automation environment & tools for profiling, validation and debugging across all SOC components.
  • Responsible for defining use-case scenarios aligning to product requirement, enabling, and validating the use-case performance on system.
  • Scope opportunities for HW acceleration & SW optimizations.
  • Working with various HLOS to meet end-to-end performance.
  • Innovate for next generation solutions.

Must have

  • High integrity, morale values and honesty.
  • Must be quick learner and should be able to adapt to new technologies.
  • Must have go-getter attitude, focusing ability, passion, and willingness to innovate & put any required amount of effort to achieve all the goals.
  • Documentations and presentation skills.
  • Experience in HW/SW performance validation on actual silicon/emulation/simulation platform and correlate the performances against expectation.
  • Excellent English - written and verbal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced team environment.
  • Work experience on any or all the following:
    • HW: CPU/GPU/Storage/DDR/NoC/AI
    • SW: Android/Windows/Linux/Programming Languages & Compiler/Driver/Power

Good to have

  • Understanding of Memory interface/NOC’s, Good debugging skills
  • Understanding of scripting languages (Python/JavaScript/shell), Programming skills - C/C++/Java
  • Understanding of compiler construction, internals of compiler, graphics programming, Operating system internals
  • Good understanding of Linux OS and UEFI
  • Experience in SoC/Chip Power Performance
  • Experience working on any ARM based platforms, mobile operating systems and/or performance profiling tools
  • Good Knowledge of any bus protocols (AHB, AXI, ACE) and network on chip.

Minimum Qualifications:

•    Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 2+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.
Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 1+ year of Software Engineering or related work experience.
PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

• 2+ years of academic or work experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc.

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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

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Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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