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Senior Architect, Graphics Computing
Ref No.: 18-03727
Location: San Diego, California
Position Type:Contract

The Advanced Graphics Compute Architect will be responsible for the development of advanced graphics computational algorithms and SW/HW architecture providing an end-end Android Graphics computer system for mobile innovation in AI/CV/Imaging applications. This role includes intensive interactions with internal architects at multiple sites in developing advanced graphics compute features, profiling performance/power bottlenecks and prototyping optimal end-end system solutions by using cutting-edge technologies. The role also includes technical planning and guiding the implementation & verification of the recommended solutions in target products.

• Research and develop innovative & advanced graphics/computational algorithms and SW/HW architecture providing an end-end Android Graphics system to accelerate machine learning (CNN/DNN, AI) /Computer vision/Imaging applications on mobile GPU/GPGPU platforms for best user experiences.
• Analyze current Android graphics systems & Graphics/Computer technology to identify weaknesses, performance/power bottlenecks, and associated problems. Develop creative algorithms and architectures to reduce rendering workloads, boost performance, and reduce power consumption significantly.
• Prototype optimal end-end system solutions, present project proposals for product differentiation, and follow through to product development.
• Identify future trends in Graphics/Compute technologies and the Android platform.
• Work effectively with internal stakeholders across diverse technical areas.

Minimum: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred: Master's or Ph.D.
Major/Discipline: Computer Science or Electrical Engineering

Relevant Work Experience
Minimum: 8+ years of experience in graphics/compute software architecture
Preferred: 12+ years of experience in graphics/Compute software architecture

Minimum Requirements:
• Experience in graphics/computational software architecture & development with OpenCL or Cuda.
• Experience in graphics/computational hardware architecture & improvement.
• Strengths in working with local and remote teams to design, develop, and debug systems.
• Proficiency in OpenCL, Cuda, Vulkan, OpenCV, or similar APIs.
• Knowledge & experiences in AI (CNN/DNN) is a plus.
• Knowledge & experiences in Android OS is a plus.