Qualcomm Embedded Software Engineer - Video Technology in San Diego, California

Job Description:

Job Id E1956409

Job Title Embedded Software Engineer - Video Technology

Post Date 06/15/2017

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

Qualcomm SoCs provide integrated solutions for computing and mobile phone products worldwide. The Video multimedia team drives the feature development, integration, and commercialization of multimedia applications and features on Qualcomm multi-processor and multi-core chipsets. In this role you will have the opportunity to drive feature integration and development of middleware/driver modules in multimedia on Qualcomm chipsets. The candidate will work with different software technology teams, Microsoft/Google, systems engineering, and test groups across multiple sites.


This position requires the candidate to work on the design, implementation, commercialization of various user and kernel mode modules on Qualcomms application processor subsystem for supported OS like Windows and Android. It also requires meeting the non-functional aspects of multimedia including but not limited to performance, latency, power, robustness, and stability.

Minimum Qualifications 6 months to 5 years of experience in the following:

  • Embedded SW development.

  • Software debugging skills in embedded real time operating systems.

  • C/C++ development on Windows/Android/Linux smartphone and desktop platforms.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Sound understanding of the Windows/Android platform architecture and OS internals.

  • Understanding of power and performance considerations on embedded systems on either windows or linux OS.

  • Expertise in working with tools and techniques used in the Windows and Linux OS (Windbg, JTAG, etc.),

  • Professional experience in multimedia development, particularly in the video technology domain.

  • ARM or other embedded SoC development and debugging.

  • Knowledge about video compression standards, containers, framework like OpenMax IL, Media Foundation, streaming protocols etc.

Education Requirements Bachelors or (preferably) Masters degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering

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