Qualcomm Embedded Software Engineer – Products and Integration in San Diego, California

Job Description:

Job Id E1958984

Job Title Embedded Software Engineer – Products and Integration

Post Date 09/21/2017

Company-Division Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area Engineering - Software

Location California - San Diego

Job Overview

The Products and Integration team in the Core Platform development group in QCT (Qualcomm CDMA Technologies) division is looking for talented software engineers to drive our existing and future mobile chipset technology to success. The successful candidate will be immersed in a highly interactive and dynamic environment, interacting with cross-functional teams to capture product and SW architecture requirements, integrate drivers and peripheral software, triage system-level issues, and propose solutions while working on the latest cutting-edge technology.


  • Interact closely with cross-functional software teams to verify and debug software stability issues and features

  • Design and implement scalable build system software and tools used to generate various image flavors

  • Engage in various optimization activities performance, power, and memory optimizations

  • Participate in silicon-on dock bring-up activities in the lab

  • Collaborate with HW and Systems Engineering team to ensure the Core Platform SW meets the power and performance KPIs

  • Collaborate with program management and product image leads in developing software product roadmap and delivery plan to reduce time to market

  • Develop integration methodologies and define test cases for continuous integration and test automation

  • Perform image and system-level sanity test

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications 2 to 7 years of industry experience in the following:

  • Experience in developing embedded software in C, C++, and assembly

  • Device drivers

  • Experience in integration, software source control, and testing

  • Working knowledge of real-time operating systems

  • Experience with build systems (e.g., SCons)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge in scripting languages (e.g., Perl, Python, etc.)

  • Excellent critical thinker with sharp debugging skills

  • Experience in pre-silicon bring-up on simulation/emulation platforms is preferred

  • Working knowledge in using JTAG, logic analyzers and Oscilloscopes for on-chip debugging

  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills

Education Requirements Required: Bachelor's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering

EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.