Software Engineer - Camera


San Diego, CA 92108

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description


Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.

**Job Area:**

Engineering Group, Engineering Group gt; Software Engineering

**General Summary:**

We are seeking talented software engineers experienced in development of software for mobile and devices. This role requires working at all layers of the camera software stack, from Android Camera HAL to low level hardware control.

Responsibilities include the design and development of new image processing features, support for new hardware, optimizing, and working with leading partners to build world-class camera solutions. The successful candidate will be exposed to image analysis and processing techniques using varied accelerators including ARM, DSP, GPU and the very powerful camera SW framework to enable complex camera features and work with latest imaging sensors.

**The ideal candidate will also posses the following experience/skills:**

• Experience with designing and developing multi-process and multi-threaded applications.

• Experience writing C/C++ based drivers on Linux.

• Prior experience with system level object oriented software design, and test driven development.

• Linux kernel and user space development experience.

• Experience with various sensor and bus interfaces: MIPI, I2C and SPI.

• Experience developing Android Camera HAL implementations.

• Solid understanding of Android OS Internals & Driver Framework.

• Previous experience in camera ISP and camera framework is a plus

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

**Minimum Qualifications:**

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

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

• 1+ years of experience with Database Management Software.

• 1+ years of experience with API.

• 1+ years of experience working in a large matrixed organization.

**Principal Duties and Responsibilities:**

• Communicates issues with team lead and peers.

• Adapts to changes and setbacks in order to meet deadlines.

• Communicates with project lead to provide status and information about impending obstacles.

• Collaborates with others inside project team to accomplish project objectives.

• Gathers, integrates, and interprets information specific to a module or sub-block of code from a variety of sources in order to troubleshoot issues and find solutions.

• Collaborates with individuals within domain to complete the team's work.

• Stays focused and deals with setbacks in a timely manner.

• Seeks out learning opportunities to increase own knowledge and skill.

• Completes assigned coding tasks to specifications on time without significant errors or bugs.

• Resolves straightforward software issues and bugs within a reasonable amount of time.

• Actively seeks answers for new challenges.

• Prioritizes project deadlines and deliverables with close supervision.

• Is receptive to others' suggestions about ways in which a problem can be addressed differently.

• Escalates technical issues to an appropriate party (e.g., project lead, colleagues).

• Networks with colleagues within domain to gain insight, ideas, and connections.

**Level of Responsibility:**

• Working under close supervision.

• Taking responsibility for own work and making decisions with limited impact; Impact of decisions is readily apparent; errors made typically only impact timeline (i.e., require additional time to correct).

• Using verbal and written communication skills to convey basic, routine factual information about day-to-day activities to others who are fully knowledgeable in the subject area.

• Completing most tasks with multiple steps which can be performed in various orders; some planning and prioritization must occur to complete the tasks effectively; mistakes may result in some rework.

• Exercising some creativity to troubleshoot technical problems or deal with novel circumstances.

• Using deductive problem solving to solve moderately complex problems; most problems have defined processes of diagnosis/detection; some limited data analysis may be required.

The responsibilities of this role do not include:

• Financial accountability (e.g., does not involve budgeting responsibility).

• Influence over key organizational decisions.

• Role in strategic planning.

Qualcomm is committed to hiring and supporting individuals with disabilities. Although this role has some expected physical activity, an inability to perform one or more of the listed physical requirements should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. We will work with you throughout the application and onboarding process to provide reasonable accommodations. Examples of expected physical activity include: frequently transporting between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile; frequently transporting and installing equipment up to 5 lbs; performing tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting); monitoring and utilizing computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day; and continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.

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