Compiler/Tools Developer

Job Description

Date: Sep 17, 2019


Ericsson and the Baseband Infrastructure (BBI) organization are pleased to announce the opening of a new Software Development Center in the heart of Austin, TX to accelerate the path towards the commercialization of 5G! 


Ericsson is the early leader in bringing 5G to market and our Radio networks are built by a large amount of software systems, all of them with different requirements and characteristics. Some are standardized orchestration software (SW) on commercial off-the-shelf hardware, and others are radio algorithms SW on proprietary massively parallel hardware. They all work together as the distributed brains of mobile internet. These systems make a plethora of challenges which all shape the learning playground for each of us working here. 


In BBI we provide a SW platform and toolset for the Ericsson Many-Core Architecture (EMCA) SW and baseband development. Our platform and tools are used by about 1500 baseband application developers (5G, LTE, WCDMA and GSM) and new versions are deployed continuously. We believe in highly empowered and self-organized teams that are involved in all steps of development, from pre-study to deployment. Work is performed in close cooperation with our internal Ericsson users and peers. The BBI organization of roughly 200 people, is part of PDU 4G5G and based in Sweden, Canada, Poland and now also in Austin!


Job Summary:


As a code diagnostics and compiler developer, you will contribute to our Clang and LLVM based compiler and related tools, tailored to our proprietary hardware. The related tools include legacy static code analysis tools, that over time will be replaced by LLVM/Clang based tools. Since we are using the open source compiler framework LLVM your contributions will be in C++. The source language provided to our users is a dialect of C, and therefore knowledge of C semantics is required. You may also work with integration activities towards the baseband applications and educate baseband application developers in how to utilize the compiler and related code diagnostics tools. You may also contribute in adjacent areas such as the build system, platform and application code.


Desired Skills:


  • C and C++ programming experience.
  • Knowledge in code diagnostic tools and related, for example static code analysis or code coverage.
  • Knowledge of compiler development, and the LLVM / Clang framework.
  • Ability to understand programming language specifications, such as the C standard.
  • Working in a Git / Gerrit and CI / Jenkins based flow (or similar), in a Linux environment.
  • Communication skills. Ability to write documentation and educate users.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field + 5 years of experience, Master's Degree Preferred






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Primary country and city: United States (US) ||  || Austin || IT; R&D

Req ID: 273040