Qualcomm Modem Software Power Engineer in San Diego, California
Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering
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.
Battery life and Talk time are consistently among the top factors impacting the choice made when purchasing a smartphone or another wireless device. Optimizing power consumption without sacrificing performance thus directly contributes to the success of Qualcomm. Our team, the Modem Software Power team, participates in the discovery and definition, and then the implementation of the features that allow your phone battery to last longer even while achieving higher data rates than ever before over all wireless air-interfaces : 5G, 4G as well as the legacy wireless technologies. The use cases we cover range from tightly controlled ideal lab scenarios to the highly dynamic and unpredictable field environments.Given the critical nature of the problem space, and the world leadership that Qualcomm enjoys in modem technology, the successful candidate will get an opportunity to not only work in a team developing top-quality embedded software running on cutting-edge multi-threaded processor architectures, but also gain expertise in the worlds best modems and wireless systems.
Develop and release the Clock and Power Manager (MCPM) software driver
Create prototype software as proof of concept of modem power optimization features.
Analyze & Debug issues for power optimization features, and study the impact on stability and performance while preserving the delicate equilibrium between power and performance. .
Explore new ML/AI techniques to deal with unpredictable scenarios while optimizing power.
Embedded software development in the C language
Scripting languages such as PERL, Python, YAML
Wireless protocols and technologies
Real-time operating systems, multi-threaded processor architectures
Communication skills to work with a diverse engineering pool including modem, hardware, systems
Physical Requirements• Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.• Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs.• Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).• Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.• Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely."
Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - Information Systems
1+ years experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc.
1+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization. ,1+ years experience with API. ,1+ years experience with Database Management Software.
Mathematical Methods, Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), Scientific Analysis, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Software Solutions
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