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Qualcomm Camera Modeling Engineer in San Diego, California

Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Camera Engineering

General Summary

The Multimedia Camera System group creates embedded camera and imaging solutions for chipsets that power todays most advanced mobile devices. With dedicated hardware, multi-core processors and GPU, our imaging solutions achieve state-of-the-art video/photo quality, and also target applications requiring image understanding, object detection/recognition and augmented reality. We seek Systems Engineers with demonstrable knowledge and hands-on experience with system modeling for design verification & validation, pre-Si emulation support for FW & SW.Responsibilities will include:1.Writing software in C/C++ & debugging under both Windows & Linux2. Preforming version control tools (P4) & code-tip maintenance using test automation (ABT)3. Should be capable of independent work within a fast-paced & collaborative environment with geographically & functionally distributed teams4. Managing large codebase integration & testbench automation will be a definite advantage5. Optimize imaging algorithms on CPU using C/C++, SW & FW pre-Si emulation platform experience6. Proficient in C/C++ on Windows using VS2015 IDE Signal processing with a focus on image & color signal processing SoC design experience (systems design, verification support)Ideal candidate will have Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.5+ years of Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.5+ years of experience in programming (e.g., C, C++, Python, PERL, Make) for process automationPreferred Qualifications can includeMaster's or Doctoral degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or related field.2+ years of experience in camera hardware or systems design and optimization.3+ years of experience in Image Signal Processing design, development, implementation, and verification.1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above).1+ years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports (only applies to positions with direct reports).


  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications


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

Work Experiences:

2+ years Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Doctorate - Computer Science, Doctorate - Engineering, Doctorate - Information Systems, Masters - Computer Science, Masters - Engineering, Masters - Information Systems

Work Experiences:

2+ years experience in Image Signal Processing design, development, implementation, and verification. ,2+ years of experience with programming (e.g., C, C++, Python), computer architecture, or embedded systems. ,2+ years experience in camera hardware or systems design and optimization.



ARM Architectures, Camera Systems, Imaging Process, Imaging Technologies, Optical Imaging

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