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Qualcomm Senior Software Design/Development – Firmware for Machine Learning Accelerator - Cork Ireland in Ireland

Company:QT Technologies Ireland Limited

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > ASICS Engineering

Job Overview:

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.

GENERAL SUMMARY

Where you will be working

Cork has a proud reputation as Ireland's second largest economic engine and is now one of the Top 20 location choices in Europe with 39,000 people being employed by over 170 overseas companies.There's a growing diversity in the region with people from many nationalities relocating to Cork, relishing the opportunity to work and live in a location that offers an excellent quality of life.A gateway to Europe, Cork airport provides access to almost 50 international destinations including transatlantic air routes.

About Us

Qualcomm Cork, a greenfield site based in the beautiful harbour city of Cork opened its doors in August 2013 and has been growing ever since across our QCT Engineering, OneIT and HR teams.

The Cork QCT engineering team is continuing to expand. Our engineers work on all aspects of leading-edge technology (7nm, 5nm), including; Analog Mixed Signal, Security, Power Management, Sensors, Machine Learning, Modelling, Validation, Design Automation, Automotive and Physical Design. We are the R&D engine that benefits the world in three ways: Enabling Customers, Transforming Industries and Enriching Lives.

Equal Opportunities & Equal Pay

We are an Equal Opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any protected classification.

Giving Back

Employees in Cambridge have a strong sense of community. We are encouraged through the philanthropic endeavours of the Qualcomm Foundation to support causes that matter to us.

What's on Offer

Apart from working in an open, relaxed and collaborative space, you will enjoy:

  • Salary, stock and performance related bonus

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Employee stock purchase scheme

  • Matching pension scheme

  • Education Assistance

  • Relocation and immigration support

  • Life, Medical, Income and Travel Insurance

  • Subsidised gym membership

  • Bicycle purchase scheme

  • Employee run clubs, including, running, football, chess, badminton + many more

About the role

Qualcomm CR&D is looking for an experienced software developer to work within an existing team to add firmware support for machine learning Edge and Datacenter use cases. The development target is Qualcomm’s next generation high-performance inference accelerator.

Candidate should have a background in embedded software development such as: board support packages, device driver development, RTOS, secure boot, trust-zone, low-speed peripheral interfaces (I2C/SPI/UART), chipset power blocks, clock tree management, PCIe and efficient data movement using DMA.

Skills and Experience we would love to see

  • Experience in unit testing for C/C++ development

  • Experience with development in C/C++ including debug and testing, preferable using GNU/LLVM tools) on embedded platforms using stop-mode debug tools such as JTAG/SWD

  • Experience working with BSP development including device driver development, board-bring-up, RTOS’s, secure boot & trust zone

  • Experience with development of peripheral drivers.

  • Knowledge of RTOS, SoC architecture (core, cache, memory, bus architecture, IOs, etc.) and common hardware blocks and multi-threaded programming

  • Experience with Source Code and Configuration management tools such as git/Gerrit

  • Willingness to work in a structured software development environment with ability to work on low-level implementation (code & test)

  • Willingness to work in a high-caliber international/multi-site team

  • Good English communication (written and verbal) and positive interpersonal skills

Desirable:

  • 3+ years of relevant experience

  • Familiar with high speed interfaces such as PCIe and LPDDR

  • Familiar with implementing systems with high reliability expectations such as use of ECC, PCI AER fields.

  • Familiar with low speed interfaces such as I2C, SPI, SPMI, AVSBus & PMBus

  • Familiar working with software running on Qualcomm’s QuRT RTOS (ARM Cortex-A CPU’s and Hexagon DSPs)

  • Familiar with Qualcomm’s Core Software infrastructure e.g. Glink, QDSS, SOC power control algorithms such as dynamic frequency/voltage scaling.

  • Experience working with and familiarity with important SOC building blocks like interrupt controller & timers

  • Software development and debug tools including compilers, profilers, source control systems, emulators, JTAG and serial debuggers, and logic analyzers

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Minimum Qualifications

Education:

Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - Science

Work Experiences:

Certifications:

Skills:

Preferred Qualifications

Education:

Bachelors - Computer Engineering, Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Electrical Engineering

Work Experiences:

Certifications:

Skills:

*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.

Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm’s toll-free number found here (https://qualcomm.service-now.com/hrpublic?id=hr_public_article_view&sysparm_article=KB0039028) for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able participate in the hiring process. Qualcomm is also committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities. Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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