Compiler Engineer

May 24, 2022
Knoxville, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

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Compiler Engineer 



The candidate will work on the OpenMP compiler in the optimizer and runtimes to implement more efficient executables for execution on the AMDGPU. 



Familiarity with modern compiler internal design and implementation is desired. LLVM and/or GNU compiler background is ideal.  Familiarity with OpenMP programming language highly desired. 



  • The candidate will help drive the implementation of optimizations for next generation GPUs. 
  • During the first year, the candidate will be fully up to speed and contributing to the next generation OpenMP project. 



  • Strong background in compilers. 
  • Strong C/C++ programming skills. 
  • Experience with wide variety of aspects of compiler and parallel programming. 
  • Clang/LLVM experience. 
  • Parallel Programming Models, Languages and Runtime Systems. 
  • Good understanding of GPU execution model and architecture. 
  • Confirmed understanding of at least one of the following languages: C++, CUDA, OpenCL, OpenMP. 
  • Experience with performance analysis 
  • Ideal candidates have worked in industry on a production compiler. 
  • Knowledge of C/C++ highly desired. Fortran is a plus. 



  • BS in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Math 
  • MS or PhD desired 



Knoxville, TN



Requisition Number: 164741 
Country: United States State: Tennessee City: Knoxville 
Job Function: Design

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