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Qualcomm Software Tools Engineer - Audio Group, Cambridge UK in Cambridge, United Kingdom


Qualcomm Technologies International Ltd

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering

General Summary

At our Cambridge site we are focused on pioneering IoT and automotive technologies, with engineering areas of excellence including, Analogue and Digital Design, Voice and Music (Hardware, Software, OEM Support, Innovation). Cambridge is our largest office in the UK, with more than 600 team members including engineers, business strategists and support staff.

About the role

The position of Software Tools Engineer is in Qualcomm’s Audio group.

The Audio group is a world-wide group of engineers developing Audio framework technology for accessories based on Bluetooth like earbuds, headsets, sound bars and smart speakers. The group is highly successful. Deliveries can be found in over 2 billion Bluetooth products. Audio wireless products continues to evolve, offering excellent opportunities for engineers to work on innovative product development.

The role of the Software Tools Engineer focuses firstly on the development of tools used by the rest of the audio team members and secondly on tools used by customers all over the world. This involves coding mostly in Python a mixture of debugging, test, web applications and user interface tools.

Engineers work on both Windows and Linux.

Individual engineers mainly interact directly with their peers inside and outside the team using a wide collection of tools (video conference, email, instant messaging, wiki, revision control, bug tracker…).

This is an opportunity for somebody with around 2 years of experience, with interest in programming work and who would love to learn a wide variety of tool development skills. If you’d like to learn and work in this challenging environment, we would love to hear from you!

Perks and benefits

Qualcomm offers a broad benefits package including a competitive annual salary, performance bonus, an employee share purchase program, generous pension scheme, private medical and 25 days annual leave.

You will also be eligible for subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan as well as subsidised lunches in our onsite canteen.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Desire and curiosity to learn new things

  • Understanding of software tool design techniques

  • Understanding of basic testing, coding, and debugging procedures.

  • Knowledge of the python programming language

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal English communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree (or equivalent qualification) in software engineering or a systems engineering course with a software component

  • Python expertise.

  • Knowledge of web development technologies (html, css, javascript)

  • Knowledge of web frameworks (sanic, flask, Django).

  • Knowledge of databases (MongoDB or PostgreSQL)

  • Knowledge of mathematical packages (numpy, scipy)

  • Knowledge of container technologies (docker)


Software tools, Python, Scripting, Software engineering, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Audio

Minimum Qualifications


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

Work Experiences:

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



Preferred Qualifications


Work Experiences:

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

*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.

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