Senior Software Engineer (V8) - West London

Microtech Global Ltd
05 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
One of the biggest names in the Electronics industry are currently looking to add to their already enviable development team, based in West London, looking for that of a Senior Software Engineer (V8 Engineer) to join their team. As part of this significant initiative, an excellent opportunity has arisen for software engineers who will have responsibility for: Improving JavaScript engine (V8) to provide class leading performance Work with 3rd party partners and developers. Technical interface with regards to the project(s). Due to the scope of the project, applicants will need previous experience in working in low-level compiler based environments and optimisation / enhancement of these. Necessary skills and attributes: - A degree in Telecommunication, Software, Computer Science, Electronics, Natural Science, Mathematics, Engineering or any related discipline (an equivalent period of industrial experience may be substituted). - Knowledge and experience with compiler development such as clang frontend, LLVM-JIT, and any JavaScript engine (V8 / JSC). - Programming skills: At least 5 years C/C++, assembly languages (ARM/Intel/ DSP) and JavaScript for embedded real-time systems. - Experiences in software optimizations, complex problem solving and low level debugging /profiling - Investigation and analytical skills are crucial 6.Comfortable with Linux development environment - A high degree of self-motivation and a pragmatic approach to problem solving - A good level of inter-personal and communication skills Highly Desirable: - Working knowledge of at least one major JavaScript framework (preferably V8) - A high degree of self-motivation and the ability to work alone and manage own work whilst setting sensible priorities according to project requirements. - The ability to take responsibility for your own technical decisions.