Power Management Firmware Developer (Remote Options - North America, UK, EU)

Qualcomm

Location: Santa Clara, California, United Kingdom

Job Type: Full time

Posted



Company:

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering

General Summary:

As a CPU Power Management Firmware Developer, you are responsible for working with a team on the enablement of power management firmware for NUVIA CPUs across server, compute and mobile platforms. You will focus on developing firmware to monitor and control power, thermal and performance states. You will have an opportunity to collaborate extensively with our hardware and platform architects on the design. You will also have an opportunity to participate in open source communities working on embedded OSes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 4+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.
    OR
    Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 3+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.
    OR
    PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 2+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.

  • 2+ years of experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years experience in embedded firmware development
  • Proficient writing and debugging C and assembly
  • Driver development experience in RTOS or OS Kernel environments
  • Experiencing designing SoC and CPU power, performance and thermal management techniques including voltage and frequency scaling
  • Experience developing for pre-silicon environments including simulators and FPGA emulation
  • Experience interfacing with Power Management ICs for initialization, DVFS, and monitoring
  • Experience defining interprocessor communication interfaces between embedded controllers and the platform
  • Familiarity with open source development, especially for embedded OSes such as Zephyr

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Drive the firmware design, implementation and verification of the CPU power and performance management subsystems across the project timeline
  • Assist in identifying skills requirements and in hiring engineers, collaborating with other teams on platform bring-up/debug/diagnostics, firmware lifecycle, etc.
  • Develop interfaces to Power Management ICs for initialization, DVFS, and monitoring
  • Define interprocessor communication interfaces between embedded controllers and the platform

** Remote options available for Canada and Mexico as well as US **

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