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2022 Competitor Performance Analysis Summer Placement


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Who we are

At Imagination, we love innovating. We spend our time creating the graphics and AI chips that are at the core of your favourite electronic products, and we are expanding our IP portfolio to include RISC-V CPUs as part of our efforts to create the best Compute offering in the market. We have a no-compromise approach to making our technology as high performance and power-efficient as possible, all while being squeezed into the smallest space possible.

It’s this relentless drive to push the boundaries of what’s possible that has led to Imagination powering more than 10 billion of the world’s most iconic electronic devices, from smartphones to smart TVs, from drones to self-driving cars.

Our Culture

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Considering joining Imagination? Find out what it’s like to be part of the team.

We need your skills to help us continue to deliver technology that will impress the industry and our customers alike, ensuring that people everywhere can enjoy smarter and faster tech than ever before.

What you’ll be doing

The Competitive Performance Analysis Team is a part of IMGLabs at Imagination. This team helps IMGLabs understand trends in the semiconductor industry by studying competitor products. It is responsible for performance and power analysis of competitor and internal products; thereby influencing the Graphics/AI/Automotive strategy.

You will:

  • Understand the GPU architecture and Graphics pipeline.
  • Identify and analyse performance bottlenecks.
  • Study Internal/Competitive architectures and develop tests to expose strengths/weakness.
  • Use Internal and 3rd party tools to analyse the performance.
  • Develop micro benchmarks as well as use internal/3rd Party benchmarks for performance measurements.
  • Evaluate performance of different workloads (real world as well as synthetic) on different architectures.

Who you are

Committed to making your customers, stakeholders and colleagues successful, you’re an excellent communicator, listener and collaborator who builds trusted partnerships by delivering what you say, when you say. You’re curious, solutions orientated and a world-class problem solver who constantly seeks opportunities to innovate and achieve the best possible outcome to the highest imaginable standard.

You have;

  • Strong interest in graphics programming using GLES/Vulkan.
  • Good C/C++ skills,
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills.
  • A strong desire to learn and discover

You might also have;

  • Any prior experience on Android Development.
  • Understanding of Graphics architecture.
  • Any prior experience of cross compilation/tool chains.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • 6 or 12 months
  • Cambridge, Kings Langley (Hertfordshire) and Bristol
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • IT Architecture
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Systems

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