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POST DATE 9/17/2017
END DATE 3/6/2018

Synopsys Hillsboro, OR

Hillsboro, OR
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


In this position (located in either Mountain View, Oregon or in the Netherlands) you will have responsibility for the following:

* Develop ARC-specific code generation and optimizations in the LLVM-based compiler back-end

* Implement new programming models for new ARC cores and architecture extensions in the compiler toolchain

* Maintain and optimize the current set of ARC compiler tool chain

* Interact with Hardware architects and other teams, and provide compiler tools perspective for the processor design as well as application design

* Perform various benchmarking and testing tasks to improve the quality of the compiler products

* Assist product marketing and product support teams in pre and post sales situations

Required qualifications:

* BSCS/MSCS with 7+ years of related experience

* Extensive knowledge and experience in compiler development

* Thorough understanding of compiler technology and other development tool internals

* LLVM development experience

* Knowledge of compiler backend technologies such as register allocation, instruction scheduling, loop transformations, peephole optimizations, etc.

* Expert-level programming skills in C++, C and assembly languages

* Experience with SW development processes: project planning, version control, bug tracking

* Excellent teamwork and communication skills

The following qualifications are a plus:

* Experience with the implementation of embedded processor development tools

* Experience with VLIW, Vector or DSP architecture

* Experience with OpenCL language support

* Knowledge of ARC processors and ISA


Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications we rely on every day. As the world’s 15th largest software company, Synopsys has a long history of being a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. Whether you’re a system-on-chip (SoC) designer creating advanced semiconductors, or a software developer writing applications that require the highest quality and security, Synopsys has the solutions needed to deliver innovative, high-quality, secure products.
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