GPU Validation and Emulation Engineer

    • Qualcomm Technologies
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 42 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago


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USD 151,000.00 - 255,500.00 per year
Full Time


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Job Details

Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > GPU ASICS Engineering

General Summary:

As a leading technology innovator, Qualcomm pushes the boundaries of what's possible to enable next-generation experiences and drives digital transformation to help create a smarter, connected future for all. As a Qualcomm GPU Engineer, you may architect, design, implement, verify, and/or optimize the performance and power of GPU cores. Qualcomm Engineers collaborate with cross-functional teams to meet and exceed customer needs.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field and 4+ years of Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.
Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field and 3+ years of Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.
PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field and 2+ years of Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.

Job Description:
  • Synthesize the Verilog RTL and create models and compile them to emulators like Veloce/Palladium/Zebu and/or FPGA platforms
  • Develop all aspects of hardware emulator implementation, with emphasis on design partitioning, synthesis, place and route, timing analysis & run time performance.
  • Drive debug failures on emulator using latest technologies. Work with designers and SW driver team for testplan and debug.
  • Work with tool vendors and push the methodology to improve the area/performance of the synthesized FPGA RTL.
  • Work on third-party IP integration and system-level debugging.
  • System level RTL simulation & design verification.
  • Support chip bring up and post silicon debug.
  • Debug functional and timing models.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Science, Engineering, or closely related field
  • 5+ years of hands on experience in emulation/simulationacceleration/FPGA.
  • 5+ years in Designvalidation/Post-Silicondebug.
  • 5+ years of hands on experience in creating high performance & area efficient emulation environments from RTL.
  • 5+ years of hands on emulator platforms, platform bringup, digital design, verification, debugging, and waveform viewers
  • 3+ Hardware emulators, such as Palladium, ZeBu, Veloce, or FPGA systems based on Xilinx or Altera FPGAs
  • 3+ Emulation methodologies, including in-circuit emulation, hybrid systems, or simulation acceleration

Desirable Skills:
  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent; 5 years of practical experience
  • Design Verification knowledge - UVM/System Verilog preferred
  • Knowledge of GPU/CPU/DDR/Bus preferred
  • Verilog and System Verilog experience.
  • Debugging system-level software, Debug RTL
  • Programming skills in C and C++
  • Scripting in Python, Tcl, or Perl
  • Knowledge of Vendor Emulation tools/Xilinx tools/Synthesis tools

Although this role has some expected minor physical activity, this should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. If you are an individual with a physical or mental disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm's toll-free number found for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities as part of our ongoing efforts to create an accessible workplace.

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Pay range:
$151,000.00 - $255,500.00

The above pay scale reflects the broad, minimum to maximum, pay scale for this job code for the location for which it has been posted. Even more importantly, please note that salary is only one component of total compensation at Qualcomm. We also offer a competitive annual discretionary bonus program and opportunity for annual RSU grants (employees on sales-incentive plans are not eligible for our annual bonus). In addition, our highly competitive benefits package is designed to support your success at work, at home, and at play. Your recruiter will be happy to discuss all that Qualcomm has to offer!

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