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Senior Software Design Engineer

Job no: 496428
Work type: Experienced
Location: Kings Langley, UK
Categories: Linux, Processors, Testing, Tools

As part of the Vision and AI Verification Team you will be responsible for testing and validating both the software and hardware for Imagination’s latest cutting edge technologies.

You will be working with the software, hardware and research teams to identify and create test cases and help plan validation strategies for the next generation of products.

You will need to be agile, working in an adaptive work environment driven by “DevOps” practices and mentality - to provide innovative solutions to testing and automation. This is accomplished by efficiently combining the use of tools such as the Python Pytest framework, Jenkins and various other in-house tools. You will be part of the creation of a Continuous Integration/Development (CI/CD) flow that respects the modern principles of test development.

The Vision and AI Validation Team have a track record of successfully adapting to provide testing and automation flows to support for a range of different products. You will have a unique opportunity to be exposed to the full life-cycle of hardware and software development in the area of computer vision, machine learning and other AI projects (e.g. CNNs and DNNs)

You will

  • Identify new ideas for test cases and implement test cases to a high standard
  • Solve problems with challenging validation situations
  • Supervise and mentor junior team members
  • Help maintain and improve frameworks and systems to automate testing and release flows
  • Triage failures and interact with other teams to report and solve them
  • Be involved in all stages and levels of testing, from low level to system performance and quality
  • Develop tools and scripts used for testing and automation
  • Interact with simulator, research, software and hardware design teams to adapt and improve testing processes for the next generation of products.

Abilities make possibilities
Committed to making your customers, stakeholders and colleagues successful, you’re an excellent communicator, listener and collaborator who builds trusted partnerships by delivering what you say, when you say. You’re curious, solutions orientated and a world class problem solver who constantly seeks opportunities to innovate and achieve the best possible outcome to the highest imaginable standard.

You have

  • A strong background in testing and automation.
  • Good experience with Python and a variety of other programming languages
  • Experience with virtualisation and other DevOps type tools (e.g. Jenkins, puppet, docker)
  • Good knowledge of Linux operating systems
  • Good mathematical background

You might also have

  • Experience with image processing, computer vision or machine learning
  • Experience with FPGA systems
  • Familiar with the DevOps software engineering practice
  • Low level programming experience

Invent the future
People at Imagination enable the tech that’s shaping our world, from virtual reality to smart phones, autonomous cars to space probes. It’s their creativity that has enabled Imagination to power world-changing electronic products. Dare to dream big? We’ll encourage you to pursue your dream. We listen, we’re open and we’re honest. Whatever it is you need, you’ll be respected and helped along your way.

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