DSP Firmware Engineer

Hailo (On-Site)


Hailo is a leading high-tech company, developing top-performing AI processors for edge devices in various industries. We combine an extensive understanding of the way neural networks operate, with our team’s expertise in SW and HW architecture, to develop products that transform the way we use machines to perceive and analyze the world around us.

Our company is led by a group of experts from a wide range of disciplines, combining experience from elite intelligence units as well as leading tech companies in Israel and abroad, with a track record of executing complex projects from the ground up.  As an AI chip company, we believe that AI can help us create a better, safer, more productive, and more convenient world. For this to happen, AI needs to be available at scale and on the edge. 

To this end, our team of hardware and software leaders is developing top-performing AI processors, dedicated to AI tasks on edge devices in a wide variety of applications and industries including smart cities, automotive, manufacturing, agriculture, retail, and many more. With hundreds of customer programs around the world, and a wide ecosystem of software and hardware partners, Hailo is leading the edge AI revolution.

About the position

As a DSP Firmware Engineer, you will be at the forefront of developing and optimizing digital signal processing algorithms and implementing them in firmware for a variety of vision and ai applications. You will collaborate with a cross-functional team to deliver high-performance solutions in vision and ai products.


  • Plan memory arrangement, data transfers, and pipelining of computation to maximize DSP utilization.
  • Design, develop and integrate algorithms into DSP frameworks, including intrinsic optimization and performance analysis and evaluation, while meeting real-time constraints.
  • Work in different SW environments, ranging from low-level embedded FW, kernel drivers and userspace, build-systems and infrastructure, and more.


  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or relevant field.
  • 5+ years of versatile R&D experience in C/C++.
  • 3+ years of R&D experience in Firmware development.
  • Experience with the Embedded Stack: Firmware, Linux Kernel (Drivers), Linux User-mode.
  • Proactive technical leadership, strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, and ability to work effectively in a team.


  • Experience with DSP frameworks and infrastructure.
  • Experience in deep learning and deep learning development frameworks.
  • Experience in computer vision algorithms and implementation on dedicated DSPs or proprietary accelerators.

We are passionate about building an inclusive and equitable working environment. 

We promote a flexible work environment that encourages work-life balance. 

If you don’t meet 100% of the requirements– no worries!  

Our DNA is characterized by openness to multi-disciplinary people, who bring great potential to grow with us, not just a skills set list. We encourage you to apply if you think this is a role that would make you excited about coming to work every day. 


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