Consultant task – Principal Web Platform Engineer (Helsinki), published: 01.02.2024

We are looking for an IT Specialist for a customer that is one of the leading telecom solution providers. You will be working as part of an international team. The consultant must be located in Finland.

As a principal engineer, the consultant will help integrating Chromium Web engine to client’s operating system. Deep understanding of Chromium internal architecture, and how Chromium supports other operating systems help the consultant make the right architectural decisions to archive best-in-class performance.

The main tasks include:
– Analyze the end-to-end performance of client’s software
– Streamline Chromium rendering pipeline for mobile phone, tablet and desktops in typical use cases
– Recommend architectural changes to overcome identified bottlenecks, and implement some of them
– Integrate hardware capabilities and develop differentiated web features
– Collaborate with 3rd party open-source community partners and contribute code to the Chromium community.

More information is available upon application.

Ideally, the candidate has experience in as many areas as possible from the following:
– Proficient in C/C++ programming, Web standards implementation.
– Extensive development or optimization experience with one of the state-of-art web engines, preferably with Chromium, Webkit and Firefox also considered.
– Deeply understand the web engine internal architecture, and integration to other operating systems, whole process of rendering pipelines of web engines, such as Chromium and Blink rendering, compositor & graphics.
– Understanding the modern graphics engine, such as SKIA, and GPU-related APIs, such as WebGL/WebGPU/Web3D, is a plus.
– Good knowledge of JS engine, such as V8, is a plus.
– Experience on Chromium committer will be preferred.
– Good communication skills, effective work in team and remote interaction.
– Understanding cultural differences helps teams work harmoniously across cultural domains.

Location: Helsinki (Tampere is also an option)
Workload: 100 %
Start: Asap / Flexible
Duration: 12+ months
Language: Fluent English and/or Finnish


Are you interested?

If you are interested in this project, please send us your CV by email. If you wish, you can also give us your hourly rate and describe your suitability for this position. Responsible for this project is Leo Laitinen, [email protected].