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  • Entry level
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  • San Diego


Job Id E1972952
Job Title Product Security Engineer
Post Date 05/17/2019
Company Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area Engineering - Security
Location California - San Diego
Job Overview Excited about positive impact you can make on the security of billions of mobile devices powered by Qualcomm SoCs? Come and join Qualcomm Product Security team, one of best product security teams in the industry. We have multiple openings with different focus. Wireless security focus on the security of protocols and implementations of wireless communication stacks, including 3GPP (2-5G), Wifi, Bluetooth, etc. Systems security focus on threat modeling, architectural security design, platform hardening, and cryptographic engineering Software security focus on vulnerability analysis, code review, static analysis, security testing/fuzzing, exploitation techniques and mitigations Hardware security focus on hardware access control, secure debug, secure provisioning, hardware vulnerability detection and side channel attack mitigations Candidates can choose a specific focus area. In general, job function includes performing security assessment on Qualcomm products, detecting and mitigating security vulnerabilities and risks, responding to product security incidents, assisting customers and partners on product security related issues, conducting research and prototyping on advanced vulnerability detection methods, countermeasures, platform hardening techniques, and system level security improvement. Candidates from entry level to senior level will all be considered.
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.
- 2+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.
- 2+ years experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc.

*References to a particular number of years experience are for indicative purposes only. Applications from candidates with equivalent experience will be considered, provided that the candidate can demonstrate an ability to fulfill the principal duties of the role and possesses the required competencies.
Preferred Qualifications Experience (work or academic) in embedded/mobile device security and, specifically, with experience of performing threat modeling, security design, applied cryptography, or software security audits. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision is a must. Applicants should have expertise or experience in ONE or more of the following areas: - Threat modeling on mobile and embedded devices - Secure code review, analysis and vulnerability assessment - Security testing, e.g. fuzzing and pen-testing - Applied cryptography and security protocols such as TLS, PKI, PKCS, etc. - Product security incident response in mobile, IoT or automotive industry - Binary analysis and malware/exploit reverse engineering - Operating system security and hypervisor security - Trusted execution environment - Mobile platform security such as Android - Exploit mitigation techniques - Hardware security including access control, secure debug, side channel attacks - Automotive security The following skills/experience will be considered a plus. - Wireless communication systems and protocols (3GPP standards, Wifi, Bluetooth, etc.) - CPU microarchitecture including cache, pipelining, out of order execution, etc. - Internals of mobile or embedded operating systems - Electronic systems in automotive products Soft skills: - Teamwork across various teams and geolocations - Effective communications and influence - Time management and get things done
Education Requirements Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

***Security focus is a big plus.***

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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