Principal Memory Systems Engineer

    • Qualcomm Technologies
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 51 days ago | Updated 7 hours ago


On Site
USD 180,000.00 - 270,000.00 per year
Full Time


Policies and procedures
Systems engineering
Performance analysis
Functional testing
Information systems
Computer science
Computer engineering
System on a chip
Artificial intelligence
Electrical engineering
Software development
Cloud computing

Job Details

Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Systems Engineering

General Summary:

The role of aMemory System EngineeratQualcomminvolves critical responsibilities related to memory subsystem architecture, memory system KPI optimization and new memory platform development with Qualcomm internal teams. Here are the key aspects of this position:

Memory System Expertise:
  • As a senior memory system engineer, you'll need adeep understandingof SoC memory subsystem architecture and memory technologies, includingLPDDR4/5/6, HBM3/4, DDR5/6 and DDR modules.
  • You'll be responsible for researching state-of-the-art memory technologies, close collaboration with SoC architects, and pathfinding new memory platform solutions to impact Qualcomm mobile, auto, compute, AI projects.
  • You'll work withSoC platform architecture, DDR IP, SoC Infra/interconnect and other memory-related components and evaluation teams.
  • Identify and quantify the value of memory-related quality/reliability RAS initiatives.

Performance Analysis and Debug:
  • You'll be responsible for system KPI optimization of memory subsystems in bothpre-siliconandpost-siliconenvironments.
  • Identifyingperformance bottlenecksand proposing solutions will be a crucial part of your role.
  • Analyze electrical and functional test data to drive into production SOC and system solution decisions.
  • You will work with memory suppliers to ensure proper tests are performed, qualification is complete, and issue debug is handled with appropriate urgency.

Programming and Debugging Skills:
  • Proficiency inobject-oriented programming(such as C++) is necessary.
  • Strongscripting skillswill aid in performance analysis and debugging.

Communication Skills:
  • Excellentoral and written communicationis crucial for collaborating with cross-functional teams.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 8+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.
Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 7+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.
PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 6+ years of Systems Engineering or related work experience.

Preferred Requirements
  • 10+ years of DRAM-based memory industry or enterprise/cloud server experience.
  • BS (Bachelor's degree) in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering.
  • MS (Master's degree) in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering.
  • Experience working with HBM/PCDDR memory and related systems.

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:
$180,000.00 - $270,000.00

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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