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CPU Systems RTL Engineer

**Company:**

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

**Job Area:**

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > CPU Engineering

**General Summary:**

We are hiring talented engineers for CPU RTL development targeted for high performance, low power devices. In this role, you will work with chip architects to conceive of the micro-architecture and help with architecture/product definition through early involvement in the product life cycle.

**Required For This Role:**

● MS degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering with 5+ years of CPU RTL or similar experience.

● Thorough knowledge of microprocessor architecture including expertise in one or more of the following areas: Timers, Interrupt controller, Configuration access protocols, RAS and safety aspects, AMU/PMU architecture, Power management architectures – Active and Idle power management, Limit and clock architecture, Debug/Trace and scan dump architecture.

● Knowledge of Verilog and/or VHDL. Experience with simulators and waveform debugging tools.

● Knowledge of logic design principles along with timing and power implications.

**Preferred Qualifications**

● MS degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering.

● Understanding of low power microarchitecture techniques.

● Understanding of high-performance techniques and trade-offs in a CPU microarchitecture.

● Experience using a scripting language such as Perl or Python.

**Roles and Responsibilities:**

As an RTL engineer you will own or participate in the following:

● Performance exploration. Explore high performance strategies working with the CPU modeling team.

● Microarchitecture development and specification. From early high-level architectural exploration, through micro architectural research and arriving at a detailed specification.

● RTL ownership. Development, assessment and refinement of RTL design to target power, performance, area and timing goals.

● Functional verification support. Help the design verification team execute on the functional verification strategy.

● Performance verification support. Help verify that the RTL design meets the performance goals.

● Design delivery. Work with multi-functional engineering team to implement and validate physical design on the aspects of timing, area, reliability, testability and power.

● Work alongside with Software, Firmware and platform team to make CPU systems features enabled in the products.

**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.

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**Pay range:**

$167,000.00 - $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!

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Qualcomm Careers (http://www.qualcomm.com/contact/corporate) .

EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification


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