Qualcomm India Private Limited
Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Hardware Engineering
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About The Job
Would be working on Qualcomm Snapdragon CPUSS Architecture and performance team.
Responsible for analyzing the performance aspects of Snapdragon CPU subsystem and influence the same for performance uplifts in upcoming revisions.
Will be guiding the execution team by projecting CPUSS performance in upcoming chips and correlating them with pre-silicon runs and post silicon measurements.
Responsible for driving deep dive analysis on performance issues, bottleneck providing fixes or workarounds on CPU subsystem and related SOC Modules.
The ideal candidate to have a strong CPU architecture / analysis background along with overall SOC wide exposure and Embedded system concepts on modern chipsets-based ARM/X86
Essential Skills and Experience
Familiar with Microprocessor and/or SoC Architecture and micro-Architecture, preferably ARM processors and ARM processor-based systems.
Experience of ARM based System Designs, Knowledge of CPU and hierarchical memory system, cache configurations and coherency issues in multi-core systems .
Experience with workload performance characterization, bottleneck analysis, and driving microarchitecture investigations on CPU /GPU/Systems with relevant performance matrix
Hands-on with Lauterbach debug environment, Emulation platforms and experience in working with bare-metal environment with basic Linux kernel .
Engage with architects and design teams to investigate next-generation CPU microarchitecture performance features through workload-driven investigations, especially well-known CPU benchmarks like Lmbench, Spec, Geekbench .
Develop, simulate workloads for pre-silicon performance analysis and performance projections on silicon.
Lead initiatives for performance technology alignment across product engineering teams
Good to have
Minimum 5+ years of experience on relevant areas.
Strong data analysis skills to identify performance trends from large data sets and the technical bent to investigate anomalies
Understanding of Linux and Android internals from a performance point of view.
Strong programming experience in at least one language: C/C++, Perl, Python
Familiarity with hardware/software level performance analysis of industry standard benchmarks & open source applications.
Excellent debugging skills at SoC and System level
Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with peers and senior architects/design engineers across the globe.
Familiar with pre-silicon environments such as Verification, Emulation and Virtual Bring-Up, etc.
Good knowledge of high-performance microprocessor architecture and complex SoC
Pre-silicon performance experience is a huge plus
Post Silicon Experience and debugging on the devices using relevant Debug tools and Bus profiling tools are added advantage.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronics or Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science, with 5+ years of experience in SOC/CPU post-silicon validation / performance analysis
Strong knowledge of modern OS kernel (Android, Linux)
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