AR / VR Architect - Perception Technologies


Job Description


Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Multimedia Systems

General Summary

Qualcomm's XR Architecture Team is seeking a systems engineer to develop technologies and architectures, enabling the next generation of Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality applications. The successful candidate may be responsible for:

  • Understanding the use cases and underlying design flows of AR/VR and related technologies, with focus on perception technologies
  • Use internal simulation environment and modeling tools to characterize performance of SoC components as per the established KPIs
  • Create and/or modify system level simulation models capturing the design flows of AR/VR perception algorithms and simulate forward looking configurations and scenarios
  • Work with the system architecture and algorithm design/implementation teams to validate power and performance KPIs using the simulation models
  • Understand SoC components and architecture factors affecting performance of the AR/VR perception algorithms and translate them into forward looking evolution of the design
  • Collaborating with the technology experts from extended engineering teams to understand the current and future design/implementation of perception technologies on SoCs

For this multi-disciplinary role an ideal candidate has experience in AR/VR, computer vision, machine learning, perception, camera technology, SoC architecture, and/or system modeling (power, performance, thermal).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree with 3+ years of experience or PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in architecture/design in the areas listed above
  • Experience in conducting simulation/modeling, power/performance analysis and/or SW-HW trade-offs
  • Knowledge of perception technologies particularly in AR/VR, computer vision pipelines, machine learning methods and/or camera pipelines
  • Experience with system level modeling (performance and/or power)
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • C/C++ and/or Python

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Works in the lab, can use hazardous chemicals (e.g., glue, machinery).

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Pay Range

$97,000.00 - $145,000.00

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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