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Native Software Engineer - Galway - 99678

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 28/02/2019
Job Reference: 99678
Contact Name: Karl Lippett
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Job Description

Native Software Engineer - Galway - 99678
Contact: Karl Lippett
Telephone: 086 1070950

Native Software Engineer
Our client, a technology company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Native Software Engineer for their site.
Job description:
  • This job involves the development of custom applications for a variety of development platforms (Windows, Android, iOS, Linux) both for customers and R&D purposes.
  • The candidate will work as part of a core R&D team, and will work closely with the research engineers.
  • The candidate will have to integrate the company’s embedded libraries into different applications.
  • The candidate will need to infer the Neural Network architectures into C or C++ libraries.
  • The candidate will have to respond to customers' requests, provide support and assistance or travel to support the customer on site if necessary.
  • Develop applications for different platforms by integrating the company’s embedded libraries
  • Develop custom applications for different platforms and gaming engines for R&D purposes
  • Port the existing code for different devices and environments.
  • Integrate company’s solution into devices.
  • Test and optimize the code for performance.
  • Debugging, assisting in fixing bugs and finding bottlenecks in existing solutions.
  • Participate in designing of new solutions.
  • 3+ years of experience as a software engineer.
  • Good Android + Native development skills
  • Good knowledge of Gaming Engines such as Unity and Steam, Mesh and 3D Scene generation.
  • Good knowledge of C++ / C, Java and Python.
  • Experience with Machine Learning development tools
  • Fluent English.
  • Comfortable with using Windows as primary development and office platform.

Desired skills:
  • Experience with image processing is a primarily advantage. Including algorithm development and optimization.
  • Experience with GPU/parallel (OpenGL, OpenCL…) and vectorial/SIMD (NEON, SSE…) programming is a big advantage.
  • Knowledge of ARM architecture and tools (RVCT, DS5, etc).
  • Knowledge of embedded OS (e.g. one of uTron, ThreadX, etc).

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

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