Qualcomm China

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering

Job Overview:

Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age - and this is where you come in.


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 significant in impact; errors are not readily apparent due to the complexity of work process/product or time between decisions and results; errors typically result in significant expenditure of time, resources, and funds 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 require multiple steps that can be performed in various orders; tasks require simultaneously executing multiple cognitive abilities and maintaining information in short- or long-term memory.
• Exercising exceptional creativity to innovate new ideas and develop innovative products/processes without established objectives or known parameters.
• Using deductive and inductive problem solving; multiple approaches may be taken/necessary to solve the problem; often information is missing or conflicting; advanced data analysis and interpretation skills are required.
• Occasionally participates in strategic planning within own area affecting immediate operations.
The responsibilities of this role do not include:
• Financial accountability (e.g., does not involve budgeting responsibility).
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
• Gathers, integrates, and interprets information across sub-systems from a variety of sources in order to troubleshoot issues and find solutions.
• Serves as a technical expert within area of focus.
• Identifies gaps in design, effort, etc., and closes the gaps.
• Identifies risks associated with designs, approaches, and other work efforts.
• Collaborates with others inside and outside of project team to accomplish project objectives.
• Solves complex technical problems that affect significant areas of product.
• Makes decisions based on incomplete, contradictory, and ambiguous requirements and information that affect policies and multiple teams in the software development process.
• Manages project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables for larger projects.
• Acts as a tech lead on projects and owns the outcome of the project.
• Leads others with technical credibility.

Job Overview

Qualcomm Automotive team is rapidly expanding to offer ADAS/AD systems on Qualcomm Ride platform. To scale and strengthen our offering in this domain, we are seeking strong experienced engineers and system architects who enjoy developing and optimizing ADAS system on Qualcomm SoCs, then delivery competitive platform to customers. You will be collaborating across Systems, HW and SW teams within Qualcomm, covering multiple engineering disciplines including system level feature definition and development, hardware and full stack software architecture.  Direct customer interaction supporting feature development and productization of commercial solutions will also be required.  Successful applicant should have a diverse skill set including a strong background in system and software design, machine learning, performance analysis and optimizations.

Responsibilities in this role shall include the following:

  • Architecture, design and implementation ADAS software framework or middleware on Qualcomm Ride platform.

  • Definition of functional specifications, software frameworks and SDK, components and interaction models, well-defined APIs, resource management schemes, and profiling/debugging tools.

  • Lead system level profiling and optimization of end-to-end use-cases, identify and address bottlenecks across heterogenous computational units and realize efficient implementations.

  • Co-work with customer to design the AI/Compute pipeline and ADAS/AD stack basing on customer’s hardware platform and sensor configurations.

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • 7+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on commercial ADAS/AD project development, especially for perception module.

  • Hands-on experience designing and developing software for complex real-time embedded platforms, heterogenous and distributed architectures.

  • Strong understanding of compute architectures and paradigms for CPU, GPU, DSP, Tensor Accelerators, various ISAs, cache/memory management, pipelining concepts etc.

  • Hands-on experience with Deep Learning frameworks like Keras, Caffe/Caffe2, TensorFlow, PyTorch for ADAS/AD algorithm development.

  • Experience working with or designing/developing highly optimized math and compute libraries accelerated using CPUs/DSPs/GPUs.

  • Experience using industry standard development tools for requirements management, architecture/design and development.

  • Strong programming experience in C/C++ , as well as hands-on experience debugging complex embedded software.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with architects/engineers across different geographies and technology domains.

  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or related field.

  • Experience designing complex fault-tolerant safety systems in accordance to industry standard specifications (eg. ISO26262, ASPICE).

  • Working knowledge of real-time and high-level operating systems and hypervisors and ability to realize safe and secure solutions using OS-provided tools and constructs. 

  • Knowledge of system-level compute, memory and IO processing, inter-processor communication.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Education Requirements

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

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - Information Systems

Work Experiences:

3+ years experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc., 7+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Masters - Computer Science, Masters - Engineering, Masters - Information Systems

Work Experiences:

3+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization. ,3+ years experience with API. ,3+ years experience with Database Management Software. ,12+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.



Mathematical Methods, Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), Scientific Analysis, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Software Solutions

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