Camera Firmware Engineer

Qualcomm | San Diego, CA

Posted Date 9/03/2021

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Camera Engineering

General Summary

Qualcomm Multimedia Systems Group is seeking candidates for its camera firmware team in San Diego, CA. The team focused on imaging system design and development for mobile devices at both high and low tiers as well as adjacent market. We are seeking candidates with technical excellence in embedded system development and the creativity and initiative to apply their technical knowledge to exciting new camera technologies.

Responsibilities: The selected candidate will have responsibilities in one or more of the following areas:

Embedded low level camera driver design and development, work throughout the firmware life cycle.
End-2-end systems development, prototyping and commercialization of new camera features and technologies.

3-5 years related industry experience is preferred:

  • Strong background in digital signal processing and digital image processing.
  • Strong experience with C/C++ programming is required. Assembly programming, embedded SW experience and understand fixed-point implementation preferred.
  • Experienced with microcontroller architecture, RTOS, and/or ARM architecture. Familiar with Android, JTAG, ADB, version control.
  • Experience with developing and implementing image processing algorithms preferred.
  • Quick learner, self-motivated, able to work independently.

Keywords: Firmware, Image Processing, RTOS, computer architecture, Embedded S/W, Android

Educational Requirements: Required: Master's, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - Information Systems

Work Experiences:

5+ years Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related work experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Doctorate - Computer Science, Doctorate - Engineering, Doctorate - Information Systems, Masters - Computer Science, Masters - Engineering, Masters - Information Systems

Work Experiences:

5+ years experience with programming (e.g., C, C++, Python), computer architecture, or embedded systems. ,1+ years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports (only applies to positions with direct reports). ,1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above). ,3+ years experience in Image Signal Processing design, development, implementation, and verification. ,2+ years experience in camera hardware or systems design and optimization.



ARM Architectures, Camera Systems, Imaging Process, Imaging Technologies, Optical Imaging

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