Software Engineer Intern Job at Ambarella, Santa Clara, CA

  • Ambarella
  • Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

Job Description

Microcode summer intern engineers at Ambarella are responsible for the design, implement and test of advanced imaging and video algorithms across our line of proprietary SoCs. As a member of our team, you will be working with industry-recognized scientists and architects to bring our superior video quality to a variety of camera markets including automobile, IP-security and more.

For this position, we are seeking a talented intern with a particular interest in the firmware and tools development for a variety of camera markets.


  • Develop a deep understanding of Ambarella's DSP architecture to ensure the efficient use of hardware resources such as CPU cycles and memory during code development.
  • Design and develop microcode within the boundaries defined by the relevant algorithm and DSP hardware.
  • Research papers and implement some of the ideas on DSP.
  • Develop test codes for hardware blocks.


  • A Bachelor's degree in EE, computer engineering, CS or equivalent. Current master students in one of these aforementioned disciplines are preferred.
  • Solid experiences with C or C++..
  • Some experience with assembly code development and debugging.
  • Solid knowledge of scripting languages such as Perl or python.
  • Understand modern computer architecture including registers, interrupts, threads, on-chip memory and DRAM. Must be able to resolve data synchronization issues with computer architecture.
  • Must be comfortable with modern software development methodologies such as code review, unit testing, peer reviews, and more.
  • Familiarity with image processing and video compression standards (e.g., MPEG, H.264/265). Must have basic knowledge of video representation.
  • Familiarity with Neural Network frameworks such as TensorFlow, caffe, pytorch etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent analytical, problem solving and presentation skills.
  • Excellent cross-functional, cross-site teamwork abilities.

Job Tags

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