CPU Micro-architect/RTL Designer

    • Qualcomm Technologies
  • Santa Clara, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 9 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 185,500.00 - 278,500.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

RTL
Transformation
IMPACT
Collaboration
Multi-core
Operations
Computer hardware
Software engineering
Systems engineering
Electrical engineering
Computer engineering
Computer science
Microprocessor
C
C++
Scripting language
Software development
Perl
Python
Debugging
Verilog
Simulation
Emulation
Formal verification
Leadership
Computer architecture
Logic synthesis
Physical data model
Specification
Conceptualization
Design
Technical writing
Test plans
CPU
Documentation
Supervision
Decision-making
Communication
Negotiations
Planning
Problem solving
Recruiting
Policies and procedures
Law
Sales

Job Details

Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > CPU 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 CPU Engineer, you will lead innovative Central Processing Unit (CPU) design efforts that have a critical impact on industries across the world. Qualcomm Engineers collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, verify, and implement multi-core CPU operations for all Qualcomm Business Units.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 6+ years of Hardware Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.
OR
Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 5+ years of Hardware Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.
OR
PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 4+ years of Hardware Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

10+ years of work experience with high-performance microprocessor design.
10+ years of work experience with high level programming (e.g., C, C++), scripting language programming (e.g., Perl, Python, etc.).
10+ years of work experience with simulators and/or waveform debugging tools (e.g., Verilog, VHDL, etc.).

10+ years of work experience with industry standard tools for synthesis place and/or route and design verification.

10+ years of work experience with simulation, emulation, formal verification, or silicon validation.

10+ years of experience in creating functional models, checkers, test plans, and/or test generation.

3+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization.

1+ year of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Leverages advanced knowledge of computer architecture, micro-architecture, logic design, circuits, and/or physical design to develop and verify critical high performance and low power CPU designs.

Anticipates, identifies, and solves highly complex problems to ensure design completeness, functionality, power, and performance.

Collaborates with cross-functional teams to define requirements, specifications, and trade-offs (e.g., performance, power, cost, functionalities, etc.) in order to accomplish product goals.

Evaluates all aspects of the design process from conceptualization to productization (i.e., architecture definition, feasibility, pre-silicon design and verification, and post-silicon validation) that meet customer and industry standards.

Writes detailed technical documentation (e.g., feature descriptions, architectural descriptions, verification test plans, and implementation details, etc.) for highly complex CPU designs; reviews documentation of junior engineers.

Level of Responsibility:

Works independently with minimal supervision.

Provides supervision/guidance to other team members.
Decision-making is significant in nature and affects work beyond immediate work group.
Requires verbal and written communication skills to convey complex information. May require negotiation, influence, tact, etc.

Has a moderate amount of influence over key organizational decisions.

Tasks do not have defined steps; planning, problem-solving, and prioritization must occur to complete the tasks effectively.

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Pay range:
$185,500.00 - $278,500.00

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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