Compiler Engineer - Swift AutoDiff & AI Toolchain Development


Utah, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 03/03/2021
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  • Company Address: 2040 E Murray Holladay Rd. Suite 300, Salt Lake City, UT, 84117

About PassiveLogic

PassiveLogic turns complex building automation into a simple plug-and-play experience with tablet-based software that quickly scans a building and creates its “digital twin,” complete with autonomous algorithms that enable smart buildings to control themselves.

Job Description

We have a position for a compiler engineer to work on the Swift compiler auto-differentiation features, introspection, and ML toolchain advancements. This position includes the supporting PassiveLogic engineering efforts, and well as contributing to managing the company efforts towards the larger Swift and S4TF open source communities. 

About PassiveLogic

PassiveLogic is disrupting the world of automation with the first fully autonomous platform for buildings. Our culture is built on bringing together the most talented engineers, thinkers, and creatives — backed by the world’s leading investors — working together to make the future a reality.

PassiveLogic’s infinitely configurable platform enables users to design their own custom autonomous systems. We've reinvented the fundamental principals of automation to replace legacy control logic with real-time control decisions at the edge, reducing the world’s carbon footprint, while paving the way for the future of smart cities. We are looking for team members who have a passion for technology and want to work on cutting-edge problems with real-world solutions.

What you will be doing

  • Developing Swift auto-differentiation features
  • Developing Swift introspection features
  • Driving company heterogeneous compute strategy and toolchain to target GPU, TPU & NPU devices
  • Helping collaborate with the broader open source community.  

You must have

  • Strong understanding of compilers, toolchains, and compiler engineering
  • Strong understanding of differentiable computing and auto-differentiation 
  • Experience with LLVM based toolchains
  • Experience working on open source projects.
  • Ability to manage software components, and source control and develop a test harness. 
  • Ability to contribute individually, architecturally, and in group programming
  • B.S., M.S., or PhD in Computer Science or related field

You should have

  • A working understanding of Swift or Swift for Tensorflow (S4TF)
  • A strong understanding of the Swift SIL
  • Versed with GPU, NPU, TPU compute targets

It’s helpful to have

  • An understanding of AI toolchains, MLIR, XLA, OpenCL, CUDA, TVM, etc
  • Experience with computational Simulation methods, physical modeling, or statistical analysis
  • Versed with Linux OS, ideally in limited resource environments
  • Versed with MacOS and MacOS toolchains.

Compensation, Perks, & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Equity share
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401k, and PTO
  • Food, drinks, and catered lunches
  • Free ski passes available (We are at the base of Big Cottonwood Canyon)
  • Free National Park passes available
  • Must be diligent and get work done, but we do respect powder days

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