Chief AI Processor Software and Hardware Co-design Architect

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About Huawei

With a bold vision of bringing digital to every person, home, and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world, Huawei stands as a global leader in ICT solutions. Our workforce of 194,000 spans over 170 countries, crafting unparalleled experiences in telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services.

About Huawei UK (R&D)

Huawei has the largest Research and Development organization in the world with 96,000+ employees in research centers around the globe. In the UK, we already have design centers in Cambridge, London, Edinburgh and Ipswich. We continue to explore and define new research directions and new services. We have expanded our collaborations with academic researchers; researched new network architectures, integration of communications and key enabling technologies; and developed the fundamental theories of these technologies. We invite you to join us on this exciting journey and drive your career forward.

Your Role

As the Chief AI Processor Software & Hardware Co-design Architect at Huawei, you will be at the helm of pioneering Huawei’s AI processors into a new era. Your role involves:

  • Shaping the Future of AI: Take charge of advancing the technical edge of Huawei’s AI processors. You will delve into the core technologies driving NPU chips, setting the direction for groundbreaking innovations.
  • Strategizing for Global Impact: Craft and steer comprehensive evolution strategies and roadmaps. Your vision will chart the course for Huawei’s dominance in the AI processor domain.
  • Integrate Cutting-Edge Technologies: Spearhead the integration of diverse AI sub-domains including application algorithms, frameworks, runtime environments, modeling, simulation, and compilers. Your expertise will be crucial in synthesizing these elements from a processor-centric view, crafting a competitive end-to-end architectural landscape.
  • Lead in AI Evolution: Stay ahead of the curve in AI industry and technology trends. Your role involves deeply understanding and predicting the future of AI applications and algorithms. You’ll be instrumental in developing key technical architectures for foundational AI software and hardware, addressing critical usability and performance challenges in comprehensive AI solutions.
  • Guide and Inspire Technical Teams: As a leader, you will orchestrate the lifecycle management of complex technical projects. Your role extends beyond our headquarters, identifying and leveraging global resources to enhance project outcomes. Your leadership will be pivotal in shaping the overall architectural design and driving successful project execution.

We Seek:

  • Visionaries with rich experience in optimizing AI chip architectures and systems.
  • Strategic thinkers familiar with AI industry applications and trends, and have comprehensive capabilities from applications to basic software to chips.
  • Bring your comprehensive knowledge of AI industry applications to the forefront. Be adept in navigating through the evolving landscape of mainstream AI models and algorithm trends. Your expertise will be invaluable in discerning nuanced requirements for the chip layer, setting the foundation for innovative processor development.
  • Mastery in Technical Problem-Solving. Exhibit your proficiency in identifying and addressing critical bottlenecks, particularly in challenging domains like Natural
  • Language Processing (NLP) and large-scale AI models. Your ability to pinpoint and resolve these key issues is vital, propelling the evolution of our software architecture to new heights of efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Pioneer in Strategic Development and Innovation. Assume a pivotal role in steering the planning and architectural design for cutting-edge chip technologies and foundational system software. Your leadership will be essential in guiding our R&D team to successfully develop and implement sophisticated AI software and hardware systems, setting new standards in the industry.


  • Experience in enhancing software usability.
  • Proficiency across AI sub-fields, including application algorithms, frameworks, runtime, modelling, simulation and compilers.
  • Track record of transforming academic research into commercial successes.

What We Offer

  • Comprehensive healthcare including private medical insurance and life insurance.
  • Work-life balance with company sports club, social events, and additional learning and development time off.
  • Attractive financial and retirement benefits, including pension schemes and bonus incentives.

Your Journey with Huawei

Embark on a career that promises growth, innovation, and a commitment to excellence. At Huawei, your work impacts the global technology landscape, driving forward a smarter, more connected world.

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