Software Engineer – Power and Performance Benchmarking

Employer: NXP Semiconductor
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 12.06.2018
    Short company description

    NXP Semiconductors enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, we are driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets.


    Scripting experience – python, bash.
    Operating systems – Linux, Android.
    Knowledge about CPU architectures. Preferred ARM architectures.
    Electronics knowledge, experience in troubleshooting and debugging electronics is a plus
    Basic skills for writing code in C/C++ is a plus
    Experience with tools – GDB, Git, JIRA is a plus.
    Experience with performance analysis tools is a plus – perf, OProfile or others.
    Knowledge and experience with real time operating systems is a plus.

    By joining our Bucharest team, beside an attractive salary package, you will have the opportunity to be part of a high performance and enthusiastic software development team in a secure, pleasant and dynamic work environment.


    Deliver power & performance analysis based on test results.
    Carry out regular power and performance test execution on the targeted software stack.
    Develop and maintain automated test execution environments and scripts.
    Develop and enhance new or existing benchmarking frameworks.

    Other info

    The Microprocessors Software team in Bucharest is responsible for enabling the Linux BSP on NXP's i.MX family microprocessors. Our work focuses on the lower levels of the operating system such as the kernel, as well as delivering fully functional Yocto Linux images.

    Power and performance benchmarking is a crucial part in the development process to ensure that operating systems meet the power and performance consumption standards when running on the i.MX family. Using different tools and automated processes which we continuously develop and maintain is key in delivering efficient power & performance statistics.

    We are looking for people with operating systems & CPU architectures knowledge, proactive and eager to learn, design, automate and execute power & performance test cases for our Linux & Android BSP project, as well as in delivering data analysis.