Ready to join the future of innovation at NXP?

NXP Semiconductors enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, we are driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets.  Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has 45,000 employees in more than 35 countries. Additional information can be found by visiting

Your responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test and optimize AI/ML software for embedded NXP hardware.
  • Investigate, prototype and enable latest innovations in AI/ML.
  • Follow SW quality standards and best practices.

Your team

As a member of our team, you will extend your practical experience on neural network architectures, model inference, optimization and deployment on embedded systems. As part of your daily activities you will create, test and maintain code for deploying neural networks on NXP hardware like microcontrollers (MPU), general purpose microprocessors (MCU) or specialized neural processing unit (NPU) using open source or proprietary software inference frameworks.

You will work with and learn from recognized AI/ML technical leaders. You will learn in depth about modern AI/ML algorithms such as Transformers and ChatGPT.

You will contribute to the development of the software stack for the first NPU built inside NXP, called eIQ Neutron. More details here and here.

The local MLTEC-RO team in Bucharest has 10 team members ranging from juniors and interns to senior developers. The team is passionate and young, with an average age of around 30 years.

You will be part of a global MLTEC team distributed across multiple countries: US (Austin, Texas), Czech Republic (Brno), China (Beijing) with leadership in the US and cooperating with multiple international teams in France, Germany, and others.

Your profile

Must have skills:

  • Basic C and C++ programming skills
  • Basic understanding of embedded systems
  • Basic Python skills
  • Basic knowledge of Machine Learning concepts (neural network, training, inference)
  • Interested in and curious about embedded systems and ML/AI
  • Fluency in English written and spoken

The following are pluses:

  • Knowledge of Linux development environment.
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks (TensorFlow, Keras, Pytorch) and familiarity with state-of-the-art NN architectures (SSD, MobileNet, ResNet, Yolo).
  • Good knowledge of Machine Learning concepts and operators: CNN, RNN, LSTM, Conv2D, MaxPool, AvgPool, Dense, non-linear activations, quantization.
  • Familiar with ARM architectures (Cortex-M and Cortex-A)
  • Experience with Agile methodology

Creating Secure Connections and Infrastructure for a Smarter World

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) makes products and environments safer, more sustainable, and more secure with innovative connectivity and edge processing solutions for a smarter world. We are in the business of better. Not just better technologies, but better innovations to improve society. As the world leader in secure connectivity and processing solutions for embedded applications, NXP is solving the world’s most complex technology challenges to accelerate business innovation, enhance how we work, and advance how we live.

Ready to create a smarter world? Visit our career website and follow us on social: LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

What can you expect

Contract: 1 year contract, with the possibility of part time working

Compensation: Besides a good salary, you will receive lunch vouchers, 25 vacation days, medical subscription or trainings. We also have flexible work hours and a work from home policy.

Development opportunities: We believe that a key component to growing our business is to develop our people. To enable you to grow your career at NXP, we offer online and offline learning opportunities to help you develop some of your core and professional skills.

Our office: We are based in one of the high tech hubs in Bucharest with easy access to public transport and restaurants and parks close by. We have many relaxation areas on-site, including a little library where you can borrow books, sofas to relax in a quiet place and a cafeteria and restaurant in our common area.

Hiring process: Applying only takes a minute! Fill in the online application and share your CV with us. After a positive screening based on your CV you will have an initial phone or video conversation with our Talent Acquisition Consultant followed by several business interviews. Here are some useful tips to help you prepare.

And more: Life at NXP is more than work alone. We like to start our day with a free coffee and chat with a colleague and on Thursdays we have fresh fruits for all employees. Join us at one of the many social activities that are organized by and for employees such as our Christmas parties, our employee children’s party and food fairs. Or help us give back to society by donating blood or collecting clothes and food for children in need.

What’s next

If you’re excited about this opportunity, we kindly invite you to apply!

If you have any questions, we are happy to answer them. Please contact  Alesia Mazilu, Talent Acquisition on

Please note: The successful candidate may/will be responsible for security related tasks. The assignment may/will be in scope of security certifications, therefore a conscious and reliable way of working is necessary.