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Software Engineer - 97397 - Galway - 97397

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 28/02/2019
Job Reference: 97397
Contact Name: Karl Lippett
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Job Description

Software Engineer - 97397 - Galway - 97397
Contact: Karl Lippett
Telephone: 086 1070950

Software Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Software Engineer for their site.

Job description:
  • You’ll be part of the team that develops the software which interfaces with HW accelerators designed in our company and are used in image processing domain.

  • Develop SW that will run on FPGA and prototype embedded platforms.
  • Develop SW that will simulate the HW behaviour and will run on PC/Windows.
  • Develop efficient SW that will be used for image processing.
  • Develop SW tools that are used to assist and configure HW modules.
  • Work closely with the HW team to interface the HW modules from SW.
  • Work with R&D team in relation to imaging algorithms and hardware solutions. Participate in designing of new solutions.
  • Assist with customers' requests, provide support or travel to support the customer on site if necessary.

  • 3+ years of experience as a software engineer.
  • Strong knowledge of C.
  • Ability to work with C++.
  • Experience with real time and multitasking programming.
  • Experience with embedded tools and SDKs.
  • Experience with programming hardware (interrupts, registers, etc.).
  • Knowledge of system architecture (different types of memory, cores, caches, buses).
  • Experience in developing portable code.
  • Ability to use Visual Studio for C/C++ development on Windows.
  • Ability to understand source code written by others.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Initiative.
  • Open to learn new technologies in software and image processing domain.
  • Fluent English.
  • Comfortable with using Windows as primary development and office platform.
  • Availability for business (technical) trips.

Desired skills:
  • Below skills are optional but possessing some of these is an advantage.
  • Experience with image processing is a primarily advantage. Including algorithm development and optimization.
  • Experience in Neural Networks / Machine Learning domain.
  • Knowledge of ARM architecture and tools (RVCT, DS5, etc).
  • Experience with GPU/parallel (OpenGL, OpenCL…) and vectorial/SIMD (NEON, SSE…) programming is a big advantage.
  • Knowledge of embedded OS (e.g. one of ChibiOS, uTron, ThreadX, etc).
  • Experience with Automotive Software standards (ISO26262, SPICE).
  • Experience with either: Linux, iOS, Android, MacOS programming.

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

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