Smartphone chip designer Qualcomm is seeking for software
engineers that would be responsible for the design of ARM
According to ads published by the company, applicants for
the new positions will work on "architecture/design and
system prototypes of Qualcomm's new ARMv8-based server SOC
ASICs for the power optimized server market."
Their primary responsibilities will include specification,
development, porting, integration and shakeout of server
platform management software and firmware on prototypes
utilizing Qualcomm's new SOC, the ad reads.
The ARMv8 is a reference to ARM's next-generation 64-bit
capable instruction set architecture.
AMD, Applied Micro, Cavium, Calxeda, Marvell, Nvidia and
Samsung are also working on ARM server SoCs.
The companies are expected to start rolling out 64-bit ARM
server SoCs ARM in 2014.