AR/VR Systems Architect (San Diego or Santa Clara)

at Qualcomm
Published August 5, 2022
Location San Diego, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Company:

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Multimedia Systems

General Summary:

Qualcomm's Visual Technology Team is seeking a systems architect who will work on driving the next generation technologies and architectures, enabling the next generation of Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality applications. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Identifying, understanding and documenting use cases and implementations of AR/VR and related technologies

  • Working with technology, hardware and software experts to translate use case requirements into implementation specifications

  • System level profiling and modeling of the use cases (power, performance, thermal)

  • Defining and executing HW-SW partitioning analyses

  • Defining and executing HW-SW feature analysis to optimize for power and performance

  • System level use case modeling to validate and optimize architecture definition

For this multi-disciplinary role an ideal candidate has proven expertise in AR/VR, computer vision, machine learning, perception, camera technology, hardware design, SoC architecture, HW/SW partitioning, and/or system modeling (power, performance, thermal).

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 2+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.

OR

Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 1+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.

OR

PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

*Works in the lab, can use hazardous chemicals (e.g., glue, machinery).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree and/or PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

  • 5+ years experience in HW architecture/design with emphasis on areas listed above

  • Proven experience in conducting architectural trade-offs, power/performance analysis and/or SW-HW trade-offs

  • Knowledge of graphics pipeline, computer vision pipelines, machine learning methods and/or camera pipelines

  • Experience with system level modeling (performance and/or power)

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • C/C++ and/or Python

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