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Date: 24 Jan 2010 08:59:39 -0000
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Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 16:25:38 +0100
From: Wim Yedema <>
Subject: NL-Eindhoven: Compiler Engineer, Silicon Hive

Compiler Engineer - Silicon Hive

Vacancy exists for local hires in the following location:

        * Eindhoven, Netherlands

Job Description:

The Compiler Engineer operates in a team developing and maintaining
the Silicon Hive Software Development Kit (SDK). This SDK provides a
run-time retargetable tool chain comprising a compilation chain,
simulators, a debugger, an IDE, and a high-level processor description
compiler/interpreter. The Compiler Engineer has in-depth knowledge on
how a program is modeled and uses this knowledge to improve the
SDK. He/she discusses design and implementation issues with team
members, and is eager and persistent in finding ultimate causes and
elegant solutions.

Job Responsibilities:

        * Design, implement, and document new SDK features
        * Maintain and improve existing features of the SDK
        * Address customer feedback in a timely manner

Education and Job Requirements:

        * Masters Degree in Computer Science.
        * Excellent knowledge of C, C++, Unix/Linux, and gdb
        * Good debugging skills
        * Strive for elegant and simple designs
        * Strong personal motivation and will to succeed.
        * Excellent written and good oral communications skills in English.

Positive qualities, appreciated background:

        * Experience with compiler development or related tooling
        * Experience with large code base development
        * Familiarity with meta tooling or code generation
        * Experience with graph and tree algorithms
        * Understanding of processor architectures
        * Experience with embedded development

What we offer:

        * Be part of a promising high-tech startup company with offices in
            five countries around the world.

        * Work in and learn from a world-class multi-disciplinary team of
            experts in the field of processor architecture, compiler
            technology, communications and media applications, digital
            signal processing, hardware design, verification and VLSI.

        * Competitive and attractive compensation package.


Wim Yedema
Senior Compiler Architect, Silicon Hive
Silicon Hive B.V., 3rd Floor, High Tech Campus 83, 5656 AE Eindhoven, The Netherlands
E-mail:; Phone: +31-40 800 2067; URL:

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