Linux Engineer

Qualcomm India Private Limited


Not disclosed

Work from Office

Full Time

Min. 2 years

Job Details

Job Description

Linux Kernel Developer - Engineer, Senior


Qualcomm India Private Limited

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering

General Summary:

As a leading technology innovator, Qualcomm pushes the boundaries of what's possible to enable next-generation experiences and drives digital transformation to help create a smarter, connected future for all. As a Qualcomm Software Engineer, you will design, develop, create, modify, and validate embedded and cloud edge software, applications, and/or specialized utility programs that launch cutting-edge, world class products that meet and exceed customer needs. Qualcomm Software Engineers collaborate with systems, hardware, architecture, test engineers, and other teams to design system-level software solutions and obtain information on performance requirements and interfaces.

Minimum Qualifications:

•    Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 2+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience.
Master's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 1+ year of Software Engineering or related work experience.
PhD in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

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

  • Job function: Work on Linux Kernel development for enabling and supporting Qualcomm Snapdragon Chipsets and products
  • Skills/experience:
    • Excellent knowledge of OS fundamentals, data structure, Linux kernel and the device driver model
    • Excellent programming skills and expert level knowledge of C
    • Specific experience and expertise in any of kernel subsystems – core kernel, device drivers, memory, ARM subsystems etc.
    • Highly skilled in debug using any debugger like T32, gdb and crash analysis sing T32, crash utility etc.
    • Expert in using tracing and other related tools to identify performance bottlenecks and solve them
    • Well versed with other development tools like tool chain, version control etc.
    • Background experience in Android is a plus
  • Responsibilities:
    • Work with cross teams to develop and support various features in Linux kernel to support Android on Qualcomm Snapdragon Chipsets
    • Work on latest bleeding edge ARMv9 CPUs and features
    • Closely work with power and performance to analyze and identify performance bottlenecks and implement optimizations.
    • Enable and support other teams that use supported Linux kernel features
    • Identify and support core set of tools for assisting Linux Kernel development, debug and support
  • Education requirements: Bachelors or Masters in CS or ECE

Applicants: If you need an accommodation, during the application/hiring process, you may request an accommodation by sending email to accommodationsupport 

Although this role has some expected minor physical activity, this should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. If you are an individual with a physical or mental disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm’s toll-free number found here for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities as part of our ongoing efforts to create an accessible workplace.

Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

Qualcomm expects its employees to abide by all applicable policies and procedures, including but not limited to security and other requirements regarding protection of Company confidential information and other confidential and/or proprietary information, to the extent those requirements are permissible under applicable law.

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Engineering - Hardware & Networks

Role / Category

IT Network

Employment type

Full Time


Day Shift

Job requirements


Min. 2 years

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