Qualcomm SW Architecture Engineer in Bangalore, India

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SW Architecture Engineer

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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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

Job Area

Engineering - Software


India - Bangalore

Job Overview

Qualcomms QCT Software Architecture team is helping build power efficient, embedded, next-generation system-on-chip solutions to enable advanced features in wireless devices. We are looking for software architects to work with cross functional teams to architect a complete solution that optimizes hardware and software performance for future products.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience in each of the following areas is required:

Solid understanding of CPU architecture (core, cache, memory models, multiprocessing, coherency etc.) and associated hardware blocks (cache controllers, timers, interrupt controllers etc.)

Exposure to developing/ analyzing/ modifying CPU centric system software for kernel, bootloader and power management software

Ability to design and implement prototype software to demonstrate and analyze new ideas and concepts

Ability to derive, document, and present high-level system requirements from the associated detailed technology requirements.

In addition, at least 3 years of prior industry experience in one or more of the following areas is required:

Exposure and good understanding of any multi-processor CPU Architecture (preferably ARM) either through development or debugging of system software or through in-depth analysis of benchmarking suites

Good understanding of CPU architecture concepts Pipelining, Exception handling, Cache hierarchy, Cache coherency, Memory Management, Low-Power states

Experience and good understanding of SOC memory architectures, including on and off chip memory blocks.

Experience in porting and debugging Linux or any Real-Time OS on to a new target

Software partitioning with emphasis on hardware requirements and the corresponding impact to cost, flexibility, scalability, and reusability.

Demonstrated ability and experience in working with global cross functional teams.

Preferred Qualifications

Skills and experience in the following areas is a plus:

Strong C and C++ programming skills along with good knowledge of data structures

Programming in ARM assembly language

Development of device drivers in Linux particularly in the area of power management

Experience in porting and debugging bootloaders like UEFI or uboot on to a new target

Exposure to working with debugging tools like Lauterbach Trace32

Exposure to compiling, loading and running software on pre-silicon platforms like models, FPGA, Palladium, Veloce etc.

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor's, Computer Science

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.