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Job Id E1972803
Job Title Audio DSP SW Engineer
Post Date 05/14/2019
Company Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area Engineering - Software
Location California - San Diego
Job Overview Qualcomm is a world leading provider of mobile phone, industrial and consumer IoT, headset, wearable, and automotive infotainment and telematic SoCs and software technology. Our technology solutions not only bring function and high-speed wireless connectivity to mobile devices, powering the majority of smartphones around the globe, but also to a broad spectrum of other wirelessly connected devices spanning IoT, compute, voice & music, wearable, and automotive products. As a member of the Audio Software global development team at Qualcomm, you will have the opportunity to work with an international team of hardware, systems, and software engineers to develop cutting edge audio and voice technology employed by a wide-ranging set of products from smart phones and smart speakers, to smart cameras and smart routers to smart TVs, soundbars, and other entertainment devices to voice activated appliances and smart home devices. The Audio Software team drives the feature design, development, integration, and commercialization of audio and voice software running on Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors.
Responsibilities include:

To design, implement, integrate, and commercialize various software modules on DSP platforms that are part of Qualcomms Snapdragon processor and meet specified performance, latency, power, robustness, and stability metrics. Responsibilities also include requirements analysis, software maintenance, and troubleshooting of audio DSP framework, services, and drivers.
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.
1+ years experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc.

Preferred Qualifications 6 months to 3 years of academic or industry experience in the following:
Embedded software development
Coding with Python AND C/C++ knowledge
Knowledge of software design patterns and multi-threaded programming.
Knowledge of computer architecture, operating systems, structures, and basic algorithms, particularly with respect to DSP platforms.
Software debugging skills in real time operating systems, preferably on DSP platforms and expertise in working with tools and techniques used on DSP platforms (e.g. Trace32, JTAG, etc.).
Understanding of power and performance considerations on systems, preferably on DSP platforms
ARM or other SoC development and debugging. Background and experience in several of the following areas:
Audio usage models (e.g. playback, recording and streaming, etc.).
Voice usage models including (e.g. CS and PS calls).
Experience with audio speech,compression standard (e.g. MP3, AAC, FLAC, AMR, EVS, etc.)., DSP algorithms,etc
Education Requirements Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
Preferred: Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering


About the company

Billions, maybe trillions of times a day…

That’s how often people around the world likely grab for their smartphone- and all that incredible stuff a phone can do that keeps people reaching for it multiple times a day- Qualcomm invented the stuff that made that stuff possible.

Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We come from different countries and diverse cultures, speak different languages and offer unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—to lead the way to a new era of intelligent, connected devices.

Qualcomm’s technologies powered the smartphone revolution by connecting the phone to the Internet, and now we are changing everything about everything else. We pioneered 3G and 4G, propelling mobile to the forefront of the technology world, and now, we are leading the way to 5G that will connect billions more. Our products revolutionize industries from automotive and IoT to healthcare and data-centers, and are allowing millions of devices to connect with each other in new ways never imagined.

We've been called dreamers, inventors, rebels, risk takers, pioneers and geeks. We dream big. We invent bigger. Most importantly, we often do what many think is impossible in the name of innovation.

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