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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Machine Learning Engineering

General Summary

Reservoir Labs is a department within Qualcomm Corporate Research and Development based in New York City. We support Qualcomm’s mission making the world a better place one wireless connection at a time, making AI smarter, cars drive better, networks move data faster, and extending reality.

Our engineers and computer scientists work on projects related to high-performance embedded computing and compilers, advanced algorithms, advanced networking, and high-performance data analytics, to support internal and external clients at/of Qualcomm. Our research is at the cutting edge and highly impactful with close relationships with products and customer applications, making it relevant and of high impact.

We are seeking talented Research Engineers to join our team. As a Research Engineer, you will work on a range of projects within small technical teams. You will be closely guided and mentored by one of our experienced researchers, providing you with an unparalleled learning experience. You will have the opportunity to publish your own research papers, and to attend client meetings and academic conferences.

Some examples of projects our Research Engineers have contributed to include:

– Compilers for new AI chips.

– Development of tensor schedulers for speeding machine learning computations

– Polyhedral compiler optimization algorithms

– Cybersecurity behavioral analytics using spectral hypergraph decomposition

– New algorithms for network congestion control and dynamic routing

– Asymptotically faster algorithms for simulation of electromagnetic waves and for sensing using electromagnetic waves

– New approaches to and applications of nonconvex optimization

– New approaches to accelerating inference and learning via algorithm, compiler and hardware innovations.

Desired Skills

An ideal candidate will have solid intellectual ability, motivation, and a strong history of achievement. Strong math, programming and engineering skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills, are desired. Serious consideration will be given to candidates with a firm math background, knowledge of advanced algorithms and knowledge of compilers. Passion for Computer Science research and application is a huge plus. Genuine interest in the spectrum of Qualcomm’s 5G, AI and other distributed intelligence projects is key, and the flexibility to move among them is essential.

Location is flexible for on-site or remote.


  • Frequently transports between offices, buildings and campuses up to ½ mile.
  • Frequently transports and install 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


Bachelors – Computer Science, Bachelors – Engineering, Bachelors – Information Systems

Work Experiences:



Preferred Qualifications


Work Experiences:



AI Frameworks, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Network Optimization, Performance Optimization, Python, Research ProjectsApplicants: If you are an individual with a 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 to be able participate in the hiring process. Qualcomm is also committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities. Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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