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Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 14 Nov 2004 22:48:13 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
Keywords: jobs
Posted-Date: 14 Nov 2004 22:48:13 EST

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Subject: Compiler Job at Synergex (Sacramento CA)
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2004 13:32:46 -0800
From: "Rosanne Brill" <>


Compiler Engineer (Permanent or Contract)


Synergex has been developing leading-edge commercial software
development tools for over 25 years. The Synergy Development Environment
(Synergy/DE) allows developers to productively build complete business
application suites, seamlessly integrate with third-party applications
and data, and efficiently deploy into distributed environments,
including the Internet. (Synergex is based in Sacramento, CA)


As part of the Microsoft VSIP program, Synergex has recently embarked on
a project to port its industry-leading business language to the .NET
CLR. On this project, you will be part of a focused engineering team
working with leading-edge .NET technologies.


* Expert in compiler design and code generation OR expert in parsing and
lexical analysis (5+ years professional experience)
* Familiar with compiler development tools (YACC, ANTLR)
* Strong OO background
* Strong C, C++ programming skills
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Detail-oriented, thorough, self-directed, responsible
* Enjoys working in a team environment
* Must be willing to relocate to Sacramento, CA
* Must provide evidence of U.S. citizenship, or legal right to live and
work in this country


* Familiar with .NET Framework
* Familiar with IL code
* Experience mapping languages to Microsoft CLR
* Familiar with compiler optimization


Synergex offers a competitive salary/benefits package with:
* An employer-funded flex program (health, dental, and life insurance,
pre-tax child care, and unreimbursed medical)
* Employer-matched 401K
* Professional education and training
* Health and 125-deduction plans


Fax: 916-635-6549


Subject: Senior Compiler Engineer Philips Research Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 14:28:43 +0100

Senior Compiler Engineer, Philips Research, Eindhoven the Netherlands

Philips Research is part of Philips Electronics N.V. Besides the main
laboratory in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, there are also laboratories
of Philips Research in Germany, France, England, Belgium, China, India
and the United States (collectively some 2100 people). Our scientists
work in a wide range of disciplines, from information technology,
software, multimedia and digital signal processing to physics and
chemistry; from mathematics to mechanics. We provide a challenging and
stimulating environment, where our scientists generate options for new
and improved products and processes by realizing concepts or making
prototypes, in close cooperation with the Philips Product
Divisions. About 1% of Philips' sales is spent on these corporate
research activities. Our activities have led to the milestone of
100,000 patents, and the publishing of many thousands of technical and
scientific papers.

Philips Electronic Design & Tools (ED&T) is a customer driven business
unit that supplies innovative tools for Electronic Design Automation
(EDA) and services for Design and Test to Philips Electronic
designers. ED&T is part of the Philips Research organisation in

The ED&T/Synthesis group mainly works on CAD for heterogynous systems
containing embedded processors and special acceleration units. As a
part of that activity we develop and maintain the compiler tool chain
for the Philips VLIW TriMedia embedded processor. This tool chain
consists out of an optimising compiler, a debugger and a simulator.
The main tasks of this team are:

*Support the current tool chain, by solving problem reports and adapt
the toolset to changes in the target processor

* Innovate and extend the current tool chain by implementing new
algorithms and tools

Education: Phd, M.Sc or B.Sc. in information technology. Some
knowledge of electronics engineering is positive. At least 5 years
experience in standards, C/ C++ programming, language/semantics
issues, run-time issues such as RTTI, exceptions handling, stabs for
C++, C++ parsing, expression evaluation, scoping and exception
handling in debuggers are required. Next to these skills excellent
communication skills, fluency in English, accuracy, flexibility and
customer friendliness are required.

To apply please go to:

Marika van Opstal-Arvelid
Recruiter Technology
EMEA Recruitment Services
Prof.Holstlaan 4, 5656 AA Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Building WDB-p
Tel:+31 40 27 46584
Mobile: +31 6 5121 2673
Fax: +3140 27 45883
E mail:

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