Qualcomm SW Engineer (Staff) in United States

Job Description:

Job Id

E1965837

Job Title

SW Engineer (Staff)

Post Date

08/07/2018

Company


Division

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


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

Job Area

Engineering - Software

Location

United States

California - San Jose

Job Overview

Develops, creates, and modifies general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyzes user needs and develops software solutions. Designs software or customizes software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. Modifies existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance. Analyzes user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints. Confers with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces. Stores, retrieves, and manipulates data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements. Designs, develops, and modifies software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Working independently with little supervision.

  • Making decisions that are moderate in impact; errors may have financial impact or effect on projects, operations, or customer relationships; errors may require involvement beyond immediate work group to correct.

  • Using verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels. May require strong negotiation and influence, communication to large groups or high-level constituents.

  • Having a moderate amount of influence over key organizational decisions (e.g., is consulted by senior leadership to provide input on key decisions).

  • Completing tasks that do not have defined steps; simultaneous use of multiple mental abilities is generally required to determine the best approach; mistakes may result in significant rework.

  • Exercising substantial creativity to innovate new processes, procedures, or work products within guidelines or to achieve established objectives.

  • Using deductive and inductive problem solving; multiple approaches may be taken/necessary to solve the problem; often information is missing or

  • Occasionally participates in strategic planning within own area affecting immediate operations.

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

  • 5+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.

  • 3+ years experience with Database Management Software.

  • 3+ years experience with API.

  • 3+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization.

  • 1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above).

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

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.