Debug Engineer - XMOS

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Debug Engineer - XMOS

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An individual required in the Tools Team to develop its GDB debugger, and design and implement tools for profiling, visualizing and debugging real-time code. As part of a small but expanding team, this role will provide strong career development opportunities to the right applicant. .


BSc, MSc or above in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or related degree (at least a 2:1 from a top tier university)


3+ years of commercial software development

Essential Skills

Depends on experience, but should include some of the following:

* Application design and development for embedded microprocessors
* Familiarity with debugging and performance analysis tools
* Cross-platform development experience on Windows, Linux and OSX
* Strong C/C++ programming skills
* Customer-facing support experience and good communication skills
* Familiarity with GUI development; Eclipse an advantage
* Experience of real-time and multi-core processor architectures an advantage
* Experience with GDB an advantage

Key Responsibilities

To be a key contributor in a team producing industry-leading design tools for embedded processors. This could include:

* Developing the XMOS debugger with support for current and future versions of the XMOS architecture
* Working with the applications team and with customers to contribute to development of next-generation profiling, visualization and real-time debugging tools
* Working with the silicon team to contribute to development of next-generation XMOS products and architecture in areas of debugging and performance analysis
* Supporting the use of debug and profiling tools with customers and helping troubleshoot and debug customer products

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