Compiler positions available for week ending October 20

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Date: 20 Oct 2013 10:14:38 -0000
Organization: Compilers Central
Keywords: jobs
Posted-Date: 21 Oct 2013 10:34:31 EDT

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Subject: JOB - GNU Debugger Engineer Mentor Graphics
Injection-Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 23:05:02 +0000

Mentor Graphics corporation has an open GNU Debugger position.

Link to job posting & apply:

Job Description:
Company: Mentor Graphics
Job Title: GNU Debugger Engineer - 1934
Job Location: US - Remote - Other
Job Category: R&D/Software Engineering

Job Duties:

* Add advanced debug features (such as support for multiple cores, for
cross-triggering, for tracing, and for bare-metal debugging) to GDB and
related tools.

* Add debugger support for a hypervisor that can control multiple cores and
run multiple varied operating systems, simultaneously.

* Write debug agents to support the hypervisor.

* Port the GNU Debugger (GDB) and related tools (including the GNU Binary
Utilities) to new processors.

* Improve the performance of GDB when debugging large or complex

* Contribute improvements to the official Free Software Foundation

* Gain public recognition as a skilled developer of GDB and related tools.


* As part of the CodeBench Product team, work with others to develop
improvements to GDB and related tools to support new architectures, to
generate superior code, and to add support for new processors.

* Also as part of the team, design and implement support for debuggers running
under a hypervisor.
* Correct defects in the GNU Debugger reported by customers and discovered
through internal testing.

* Improve build, test, and benchmark infrastructure used by the CodeBench

* Learn how to effectively contribute to the FSF source-code repository by
becoming comfortable with the GNU Coding Standards, learning the etiquette of
the GNU community, and by volunteering to help other contributors where

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