Platform Architecture Lead
2d ago

Company :

Qualcomm India Private Limited

Job Area :

Engineering Group, Engineering Group >

Job Overview :

Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives.

But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products.

This is the Invention Age - and this is where you come in.


Researches, designs, develops, and tests operating systems-level software and / or hardware. Designs and coordinates complex engineering projects at the system level.

Performs functional decomposition to drive requirements and specifications to both hardware and software. Analyzes information to determine, recommend, and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system.

Ensures system-level performance and power metrics are met. Drives triage of problems at the system level to determine root cause.

The responsibilities of this role include :

  • Working independently with little supervision.
  • Making decisions that are moderate in impact; errors may have relatively minor financial impact or effect on projects, operations, or customer relationships;
  • errors may require involvement beyond immediate work group to correct.

  • Using verbal and written communication skills to convey information that may be somewhat complex to others who may have limited knowledge of the subject in question.
  • May require basic negotiation and influence, cooperation, tact, and diplomacy, etc.

  • Having a moderate amount of influence over key organizational decisions (e.g., is consulted by senior leadership to provide input on key decisions).
  • Completing tasks with multiple steps that can be performed in various orders; some planning and prioritization must occur to complete the tasks effectively;
  • mistakes may result in some rework.

  • Exercising creativity to draft original documents, imagery, or work products within established guidelines.
  • Using deductive and inductive problem solving; multiple approaches may be taken / necessary to solve the problem; often information is missing or incomplete;
  • intermediate data analysis / interpretation skills may be required.

  • May be solicited during strategic planning period.
  • The responsibilities of this role do not include :

  • Financial accountability (e.g., does not involve budgeting responsibility).
  • Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collects information and identifies fundamental patterns / trends in systems design, with some guidance.
  • Conducts analyses to identify where an issue has occurred and makes recommendations for how to address the issue with some / minimal supervision.
  • Gathers, integrates, and interprets information from a variety of sources in order to troubleshoot issues; finds solutions and shares opinions about ways to address the issues.
  • Formulates product or design feature requirements based on instruction from tech lead with some oversight.
  • Makes decisions as it pertains to coding associated with systems level architecture with minimal supervision.
  • Encourages contributions made by individuals of varying backgrounds, locations, and cultures.
  • Collaborates with project team to accomplish project objectives.
  • Networks with colleagues within domain to gain insight, ideas, and connections.
  • Collaborates with individuals inside own team and with other teams to complete project work.
  • Presents system solution, bug fix, or other information to project team.
  • Contributes to conversations during technical team discussion.
  • Communicates with project lead via email and direct conversation to provide status and information about impending obstacles.
  • Implements and tests features with some direction / supervision from tech lead.
  • Collaborates with tech leads and engineers on a project in order to verify the accuracy of systems with minimal supervision.
  • Works with customer facing teams to define and document system level requirements for a complex proposed product or feature.
  • Develops complex system level design including requirements allocation, interface definition, behavior and performance definition for system components.
  • Documents and presents the system requirements and design to stakeholders within own team / group.
  • Troubleshoots issues in systems design and fixes those issues.
  • Identifies bugs in complex designs and systems architecture and framework design developed by others and fixes them, makes recommendations on how to address them when appropriate, and investigates issues in order to prevent future issues.
  • Escalates complex technical issues to an appropriate party (e.g., project lead, colleagues).
  • Physical Requirements

  • Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.
  • Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs.
  • Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).
  • Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.
  • Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Education :

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

    Work Experiences :

    4+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience

    Certifications : Skills :

    Skills :

    Preferred Qualifications

    Education : Work Experiences :

    Work Experiences :

    6+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience. ,2+ years experience with Development Environment Software such as Apache Maven, Ruby, etc.

    2+ years experience with Database Management Software. ,2+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization. ,2+ years experience with Testing Software such as Bugzilla, LoadRunner, etc.

    2+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above)

    Certifications : Skills :

    Skills :

    Decomposition, Enterprise System Implementation, Metrics, Root Cause Analysis, Software Testing Tools

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