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2023 Placement - Tools & Automation

Data Science/Hardware/Software/Systems.

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The role

We are a small team of web and database engineers responsible for the design, development and maintenance of an in-house support tool.

With a range of end-users from engineers to management, spanning the whole of Imagination’s intellectual property development, our tool provides a vital resource for both development and verification.

Our Culture

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

This includes varied work from automation control to data presentation, including automated analysis and smart data insights.

This highly visible role brings us into contact with all PowerVR business units, influencing decisions across the board.  We work with the driver developers, hardware developers and the simulation teams right through to the Product Management and Release Engineers, working with the latest technologies and infrastructure. 

You will:

  • Create useful and engaging data visualisation (javascript, d3)
  • Implement automated statistical analysis on rapidly changing datasets (python, pandas, matplotlib)
  • Handle complex logic for automated system control (PHP, ml)
  • Use modern full-stack web technology to implement solutions to drive systems and aid in hardware and software debug and verification (PHP, IIS)
  • Interact with other teams to reduce redundancy via developing just-in-time solutions and carrying out system consolidation.

Challenges you will face include:

  • Optimising handling of large data sets within browsers
  • Simplifying the presentation of multi-dimensional data
  • Developing in a constantly evolving environment

About you

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'll have an interest in:

  • JavaScript,
  • Data presentation
  • Object-oriented PHP Programming

You might also have:

  • Experience of D3.js
  • Symfony
  • Doctrine ORM for PHP
  • Experience of working with large datasets
  • An interest in machine learning
  • SQL skills
  • Strong statistical skills
  • Server administration
  • Python
  • Experience of working with computer graphics

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.

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.

So come join us if you're wanting that something more

Bring your talent, curiosity and expertise and we’ll help you do the rest. You’ll be part of one of the world’s most exciting companies who are one of the leaders in semiconductor IP solutions.

As a part of our team, you can help us transform, innovate, and inspire the lives of millions through our technology.

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Job ID Number: 502116
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 12 months
  • Cambridge, Manchester, Kings Langley (Hertfordshire) and Bristol
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Hardware
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Systems

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