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Date: 24 Dec 2000 16:04:16 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
Keywords: jobs
Posted-Date: 24 Dec 2000 16:04:16 EST

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Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 14:05:28 -0800
Subject: Compiler positions available at Apple
From: Jeff Ferguson <>

Compiler Optimization Engineer

Key member of Apple's Mac OS X Compiler Team, responsible for design
and implementation of state-of-the art optimization techniques for the
GNU C Compiler (GCC). Work with other engineering teams within Apple
to identify and address performance issues related to compiler code
generation. Cooperate with external open source organizations to
build support for Apple initiatives, leverage work of others and
reduce long-term maintenance costs.

Requires MSCS or equivalent and 3+ years industry experience
developing and maintaining optimizing compilers. Ideal candidates
will have experience with the GCC compiler, UNIX operating systems,
PowerPC processors and vector architectures. Must be team-oriented
and have excellent communication skills.

Please submit resume to:

Jeff Ferguson, Technical in-house recruiter
Apple Computer
One Infinite Loop, 2nd floor
Cupertino, CA

(408) 974-8837 phone


Subject: Compiler position at Palm
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 23:00:35 GMT

This role is ideally set for Austin, Texas but could work in Santa Clara.

* Work with compiler team to implement compilers and linkers for a
variety of platforms
* Work with engineering team to develop and maintain run-time libraries
* Work with development team on compiler integration into existing and
future development environments
* Work with Palm OSŪ team on optimizations specific to our platform and

Position Requirements:
Required Qualifications
* Knowledgeable of code generation and optimization
* Knowledge of language theory (syntax and formal semantics)
* Understands compiler construction techniques
* 4 or more years of experience in software development for Windows,
Macintosh or Unix
* 4 or more years of experience programming in ANSI C and C++

Desired Qualifications
* Experienced in software development of Palm OSŪ
* 4 or more years of experience in ARM, StrongARM, and Thumb development
* 4 or more years experience in 68000 development
* Good written and verbal communication skills, including the ability
to explain and document technical issues

Please email or call with any questions or resumes.

Thank you,


Greg Landis
Recruiter/Development Tools
Palm, Inc.


From: "Jeni Milloy" <>
Subject: Compilers jobs at Catcon, U.K.
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2000 14:25:19 -0000
Organization: ntlworld News Service

The organisation I am working for have vacancies in the Design
Methodology Group, an important team whose main responsibility is to
define, develop and support their silicon design methodology,
infrastructure and tools.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely
with leading design engineers in developing improved methodologies to
meet today's design challenges. In this key role the successful
candidate will make significant contributions to the success of the
company as the industry's leading IP provider.

The purpose of this job is threefold:
? To provide the high level of EDA expertise needed for the company to
accelerate its lead in designing competitive, low power consumption, high
performance, low cost processors and peripherals
? To provide the advanced design methodologies which are critical to the
efficient creation and integration of The company's silicon IP.
? To reduce the overall design cycle time by raising the level of design
automation with sophisticated EDA tools and design reuse.

? At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in the industry, a good
background in software with some hardware/ASIC design experience.
? Sound working knowledge of UNIX, C and shell programming essential,
however experience of perl, Tcl, awk etc. and some knowledge of VHDL/Verilog
would be useful.
? Experience of mainstream EDA tools such as Synopsys, Avant!, Cadence,
Mentor etc.
? Good understanding of ASIC and/or Full Custom design flows preferably with
an appreciation of hardware design and VLSI techniques.

If you have an interest in these roles please contact Sarah Shepherd -

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