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2022 Hardware Engineer Summer Placement

Computer Science/Electronic/Electrical.

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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

Our culture
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 Hardware Engineering team produce the world's leading family of ultra-low power IP cores, including GPU, AI and EPP. Join us in creating the next generation of ultra-high performing graphics cores for applications such as mobile phones, tablets and navigation devices, which go into the top consumer electronic brands, automotive and desktop. 

You will become part of a small, friendly design team assisting in the implementation, development and verification of the latest generation of advanced GPU, EPP and AI IPs. 

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 will have:

  • A digital electronics background 
  • Studying a relevant degree 
  • Good problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to work well in a team 
  • Self-motivation 

You might also be:

  • Experience of Verilog or VHDL 
  • An interest in 3D graphics, communications, video or AI

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Opportunity Overview

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

  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Systems

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