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103608 - Embedded Software Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 11/11/2019
Job Reference: 103608
Contact Name: Karl Lippett
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Job Description

Embedded Software Engineer - Galway - 103608
Embedded Software Engineer

Our client, a leading company in Galway is currently looking to recruit an Embedded Software Engineer
for their site.

Job Description
We are now recruiting for a skilled Embedded Software Engineer. The ideal candidate is expected to assume a technical leadership role in design, architecture and development of embedded software for neural networks based applications running on our unique hardware platform that delivers datacentre-quality inference performance at ultra-low power.
She/he will have a proven record of designing, optimizing, and deploying neural networks-based embedded software applications across a wide range of use cases. In addition, the candidate is expected to demonstrate a structured and detail-oriented approach to their work and follow rigorous engineering approaches. The candidate will be self-motivated and focused, comfortable collaborating with geographically dispersed teams, passionate a team player, and eager to make a difference as a member of a motivated team of machine learning researchers and practitioners.
The successful candidate will be part of the highly skilled team responsible for developing and deploying state-of-the-art machine learning and neural networks algorithms for efficient inference on “edge” devices reporting to the VP of Engineering, Machine Learning

  • Design, architect and develop efficient embedded SW applications running on the hardware platform that pushes the limits of neural networks performance at ultra-low power
  • Drive embedded software development from initial concept to implementation, platform optimization and performance validation. Establish performance evaluation methodology, generate technical documentation and test procedures.
  • Work closely with Machine Learning and Hardware Design teams to identify optimal SW architecture and implementation solutions
  • Contribute jointly with other teams in the development of machine learning related tools and frameworks for data management, visualization, implementation and performance evaluation

Required Skills:
  • 3+ years experience as Software engineers with proven track record
  • Proficiency with C / C++, strong knowledge of Python
  • Experience with real-time and multi-tasking programming, experience with embedded tools and SDKs
  • Knowledge of system architecture and key components: memory architectures, computing and I/O cores, buses and intercommunication etc.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, excellent written and spoken communication skills, and a strong drive to solve problems and disrupt the status quo
  • Familiarity with version control systems, preferably Git and development methodologies such as Agile/Kanban
Additional Skills (would be added advantage):
  • Understanding of latest machine learning developments, familiarity with state-of –the art neural network architectures, training and optimization methods
  • Demonstrated interest for Audio and Imaging – Algorithms and Optimization: acquisition, processing, analytics and display, IoT, AR/VR, Autonomous driving.
  • Exposure to deep learning development tools such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, Caffe
  • Knowledge of embedded Operating Systems

For further information on this Embedded Software Engineer role in Galway please contact Karl Lippett on 086 1070950 /
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