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Software Engineer, Compilers and Distributed Runtime Systems



Software Engineering
Auckland, New Zealand
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Auckland, New Zealand; Mountain View, CA, USA; Seattle, WA, USA.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience with software development and data structures/algorithms.
  • 3 years of experience testing, maintaining, or launching software products, and 1 year of experience with software design and architecture.
  • Experience with compiler technologies, distributed systems, and communication libraries (e.g. MPI).

Preferred qualifications:

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Experience programming in C++ and Python.
  • Experience with compiler intermediate representations (e.g., MLIR, XLA, HLO).
  • Experience with program generation and synthesis, and behavioral simulators.
  • Experience with system-level hardware/software co-design.
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.

About the job

In this role, you will develop tools to enable the co-design of ML models with both accelerators and system architecture. You'll work with an experienced team of researchers to develop compiler technologies and runtime support for modeling ML inference performance.

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  • Build cost models that estimate the system performance of ML models.
  • Design and build compiler techniques for automating the partitioning and distribution of ML models.
  • Design and build runtime systems support in the OpenXLA framework to evaluate the effectiveness of above compiler transformations.

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