Graphics Software Engineer

    • Qualcomm Technologies
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 50 days ago | Updated 7 hours ago


On Site
USD 97,000.00 - 145,000.00 per year
Full Time


Policies and procedures
Software engineering
Applied mathematics
Computer science
Computer engineering
Electrical engineering
Design documentation
Artificial intelligence
Computer hardware
Software development

Job Details

Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Graphics Software Engineering

General Summary:

As a leading technology innovator, Qualcomm pushes the boundaries of what's possible to enable next-generation gaming, XR, and AI experiences. Qualcomm Graphics Software Engineers architect, design, implement, verify, and optimize the structure and performance of GPU hardware, drivers, features, applications, and tools. Qualcomm Engineers collaborate with cross-functional teams to meet and exceed customer needs.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or related field.
Knowledge of one or more programming language suitable for graphics (e.g., C++, C).

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or related field.

1+ year of relevant GPU experience.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Applies Graphics knowledge to assist in the architect, design, implementation, and verification of the structure and performance of GPU hardware, drivers, features, applications, and tools.

Writes code for well-defined features, drivers, and APIs using different languages (e.g., C, C++, perl, python).

Maintains comprehensive pre- and post-silicon tests using tools and methods for a specific, well-defined component to verify performance.

Assists in identifying deficiencies in designs and works with team members to develop solutions to improve designs.

Collaborates with team members to understand new features and functionality that align with needs and goals for implementation and customization.

Writes detailed design documentation and feature descriptions for projects.

Level of Responsibility:

Works under supervision.
Decision-making affects direct area of work and/or work group.
Requires verbal and written communication skills to convey basic, routine factual information.
Tasks consist of a limited number of steps and can be referenced using directions or manuals

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:
$97,000.00 - $145,000.00

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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