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From: "comp.compilers" <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 2 Mar 2003 22:58:17 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
Keywords: jobs
Posted-Date: 02 Mar 2003 22:58:17 EST

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From: Molly Findley <>
Subject: Compiler job at Nimble Technology, Seattle
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 11:33:16 -0800

Nimble Technology, Inc.
Seattle, WA

Sr. Software Engineer (Compiler)
Reports To: Mgr. Compiler
What you'll do:
Join a tightly knit team of developers creating a scalable, high-performance
XQuery implementation. The XQuery language specification is still in
progress; in this position you will have the opportunity to influence the
final language standard. You will be part of the Nimble team responsible for
turning XQuery, SQL and other front end languages into highly optimized
execution plans for our heterogeneous execution engine. You will participate
in all aspects of the compiler, with an emphasis on parsing and logical
optimization, and will be involved in the entire software lifecycle - from
designing and prototyping to implementation, testing, release and
What you've got:
* Bachelor or MS degree in Computer Science
* At least 5 years professional development experience
* Profient in Java
* Extensive compiler implementation skills, including lexical and
syntactic specification, ASTs, optimization, and code generation
* Familiarity with SQL and relational databases
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to provide technical leadership and codebase management
* Ability to handle the tight schedules, quick turnaround, and
necessary ambiguity associated with a startup on the bleeding edge of an
emerging standard
Bonus points for:
* Knowledge of XQuery and other XML standards
* Previous experience with database (execution plan) generation
* Exposure to the implementation of a commercial relational or object
* Experience with development tools such as JavaCC, JProbe,
OptimizeIt!, BugSeeker, ant
* Previous experience with enterprise-wide data integration projects
* Experience as a program manager or representative to a standards
body, such as W3C
Submit your resume to <>.


From: "Sandy Messerli" <>
Subject: Senior Tool Engineer Required, San Jose CA
Date: 01 Mar 2003 02:03:21 GMT

Location San Jose, CA
Contact: Sandy Messerli
                            Zygox Inx
Job Description:

You will be responsible for
1) Tools development for preprocessing of diff calculation with optimized
structure and data format for the description of data model
2) Modularization of solution architecture and standardization of solution
API interfaces for diff engine.
3) Optimization of engine with simple yet effective strategy and algorithm
for the reduction of diff calculation and potentially, also working memory
size used for recovering new version at the client side.

5+ years experience in compiler tools development for embedded system a
must (ARM ADS, SDT, ARM Compiler, ARM Linker, ARM Utilities, or CodeWarrior
a plus)
Experience with ARM processor architecture is a must
8+ years C/C++ software development experiences in cross platforms
(with mixed SunOS Solaris, Linux, HP-UX Widows) a must.
4+ years experience with RTOS (Embedded Linux, Symbian, Nucleus,ThreadX
iTRON, REX) development a must.
4+ years Perl, Tcl/Tk experience a plus.
Self-motivated and good team player that is able to multi-task in a
fast paced environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication ability.
Ph.D./M.S. in Computer Science, mathematics, or equivalent.

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