Experienced Software Engineer to our Compiler technology team

IAR is looking for an experienced Software Engineer with a genuine interest in working with compiler technologies. Our translator  technology team is a group of highly skilled engineers dedicated to providing quality tools for developing embedded devices. At IAR, we care for each other and lend a helping hand when needed. Much of the work in developing world-leading software tools can be tricky, but fun because it challenges you to find solutions that assist developers all around the world to excel in their work.

What’s in it for you – technology all day long! 

As a Software Engineer in the Translator technology team, your primary focus will be on developing compiler back ends. You'll collaborate with people who share your interest in processor architecture, and you will be involved in discussions spanning from language parsing and optimization algorithms to intricate compilation and linking details. This role will challenge you both on a technical and theoretical level, as you'll be required to find and review research papers and assimilate findings in relevant areas.


Much of your work will focus on implementing support for new processor instructions for various target processor architectures, optimization, and benchmarking to know where we are positioned in relation to the competition. Together with the team, you will also be responsible for the maintenance of our products.


Who you are! 

We believe you enjoy collaborating with others with a dedication to achieving shared objectives. You're not just a team player; you also take an active role in shaping the team’s goals. We work in an environment of knowledge sharing, where we contribute our expertise to our team members and value their professional growth as much as our own.

As a problem solver, you embrace critical thinking and welcome opportunities to discover innovative solutions to challenges. You approach complex problems with an openness to new ideas and find inventive ways to implement compiler solutions that meet our requirements.


To succeed in this role we think you have…  

  • A Master of Science degree, preferably in Engineering, Computer Science, or an equivalent field
  • 5+ years of experience in compiler development
  • An understanding of the Arm processor architecture
  • Extensive C++ knowledge, preferably of language standards and versions
  • Experience of assembler implementations
  • An understanding of runtime libraries and what needs to be included for various C standards and operating systems, as well as for bare metal applications
  • Good technical knowledge of LLVM, Clang, gcc, or other compiler technologies
  • Experience with modern development tools and environments, e.g., IAR Embedded Workbench, Microsoft Visual Studio, Eclipse, Windows, Linux
  • A good grasp of technical English with full professional proficiency

A bonus if you..  

  • Have knowledge and experience from product development in the embedded industry
  • Write and speak Swedish with full professional proficiency


About IAR

Being part of the IAR team makes you a part of a multi-cultural and global business in a fast-growing industry. We are welcoming, open to new ideas, and take pride in our achievements. We work together as a team, in each specific office as well as globally. We are problem-solvers and take on new challenges with excitement and energy. Therefore, we will place great emphasis on your personal qualities and their alignment with our values. 


With us, you will be working at the forefront of embedded technology, increasing your knowledge in various areas, and exchanging ideas with the best professionals in the industry!   

Apply today!

Interviews are being conducted continuously, so please apply today! If you have any questions about the role or the process, don't hesitate to contact Linnéa Sjuls at linnea.sjuls@iar.com.   

We look forward to hearing from you.  

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