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    Thank you! I was thinking just the other day “I wonder who hires for compiler folks?” Seems like a dream job for me, but I’m severely under qualified for compiler jobs that target specialized hardware, or even non-specialized hardware, except the virtual kind, really.

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      I was/am in your shoes. Compared to an average dev, I know a decent amount about languages and compilers. Compared to someone who has worked 5-10 years, I’m a rank amateur. It is the uncanny valley of hiring. Nevertheless I’ve worked in a compiler-related position from 2013-2015, and late 2018 - this month. I’ll be starting a position involving more compiler-related projects in 2020.

      The jobs are out there but you have to dig. I’ve also been doing a lot of side work in related areas to bootstrap myself. It’s not easy but it is cool stuff. :) HTH

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        The jobs are out there but you have to dig. I’ve also been doing a lot of side work in related areas to bootstrap myself. It’s not easy but it is cool stuff. :) HTH

        I spend some of the little free time I have toying with compilers and things. It’s not enough time, though. In terms of searching for jobs, I’ve found them hard to find (so far) that meet the list of somewhat lengthy requirements I have, the most important being remote, the second being “somehow aligned with my values” and they have to be “stable” – not interested in working at startups anymore. One of these days I’ll stumble upon a role to apply to and maybe even get an interview. :)

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        One strategy is to get hired at such a company as a generalist, spend some time looking at the compiler and asking the compiler people some questions. Then you can offer to do some simple tasks on the compiler.

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        It seems this is just a list of companies being involved in compiler development; not actual job offerings.

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          Digital Mars is just a one man show as far as I know. There is no job offer.

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            Does your company employ any compiler devs? (If you’re not allowed to tell this in public, just ignore the question ;)

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              Not that I know. My project uses Greenhills (and gcc/clang for testing).

              I know about a research project for new embedded language but I currently find no public link.

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                But this isn’t Mita, is it?