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R&D Engineer, Sr I

R&D Engineer


BELGIUM - Leuven, GERMANY - Aachen, NETHERLANDS - Eindhoven

Job Description and Requirements

We are a leading-edge R&D team developing the NPX6 advanced Neural Processing Unit (NPU) supporting a wide range of AI-based inference applications including vision, radar, Lidar, audio, speech and sensor fusion. These are used in a wide range of embedded systems for automotive, consumer, mobile computing, robotics and AR/VR. The Synopsys NPX6 NPU supports well-established CNN and RNN models, but also the latest models, including Transformer and Recommender networks.

We are growing the system architecture team and looking for a new member to contribute to the specification and design of H/W, S/W and applications for the NPX6 NPU.

In this position, you will work with senior experts to contribute to the evolution of current products:

  • Technical problem-solving during development cycles for HW/SW teams
  • Contribute to NPU benchmarking activities and automation tools
  • Contribute to the NPU mapping tool roadmap priorities
  • Interactions with strategic customers
  • Contribute to Ecosystem interactions
  • Close interaction with Hardware and Software architects to best leverage the features of the NPX6 NPU
  • You will also contribute to the definition of next generation products:

  • Track state-of-the-art deep learning and AI application drivers.
  • Generalization of our NPU to an even wider range of AI and Deep Learning applications in vision, radar/lidar, sound, NLP, etc.
  • Improvement of the HW/SW close coupling of the NPX6 NPU with our VPX family of vector DSPs.
  • Identifying new Ecosystem partners
  • Qualifications for this position are as follows:

  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. with a minimum of 5 years of related experience with machine learning and heterogenous parallel processing platforms and tools.
  • Good understanding of vision, imaging or video applications, and the use of embedded processors (GP-GPU, DSP, FPGA, multi-core platforms).
  • Significant knowledge of machine learning principles and frameworks
  • Knowledge and experience with the use of highly parallel processors, GP-GPUs
  • Experience with the of programming tools for embedded systems (compilers, debuggers, ISS, profiling tools, runtime, etc.)
  • Knowledge of vision and sensor fusion applications
  • Experience with use FPGA-based prototyping boards
  • Skills in system software (device drivers, middleware)
  • Knowledge of operating system fundamentals
  • Experience with the use of Linux and Windows O/S
  • Experience with HW/SW development processes: project planning, version control, bug tracking
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • At Synopsys, we’re at the heart of the innovations that change the way we work and play. Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence. The cloud. 5G. The Internet of Things. These breakthroughs are ushering in the Era of Smart Everything. And we’re powering it all with the world’s most advanced technologies for chip design and software security. If you share our passion for innovation, we want to meet you.

    Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military veteran status, or disability.

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