Huawei HiSilicon gaining experts from around the world, promising 5 times higher salary
As a result of new us sanctions largest contract manufacturer TSMC will cease in September, the supply of chips for Huawei. This also applies to Samsung, GlobalFoundries and other semiconductor companies that depend on cooperation with the United States. Huawei is taking urgent measures to resolve the obstacles in their activities, relying in the short term on huge stockpiles.
Huawei has lost the ability to use both American chips from Qualcomm, largely private from HiSilicon. The company actively invests in alternative suppliers, increase orders from MediaTek and UNISOC and seeks to guarantee the supply of memory chips, Samsung and SK Hynix. By the way, the volume of orders from MediaTek has tripled.
Huawei actively invests in local Chinese semiconductor companies, and encourages them to intensify their activities and sign agreements with other key suppliers. Another focus was the program to attract professionals in the field of lithographic printing and related industries.
HiSilicon, a subsidiary of Huawei, is recruiting graduates need IT-trends and experts from around the world. The company launched a global program to hire personnel that promises a salary in 5 times above normal. Huawei has published a poster, which talked about their efforts to find new talent.
Graduate students or individuals with a master’s degree which graduated not earlier than 2017, are eligible to join the new program for the recruitment of staff. Its goal is to overcome obstacles in such areas as architecture, software, semiconductor technology, chipsets and more, with the promise of generous rewards mentioned.
Official poster reads: «We are looking for talents capable of shining as the stars. We are looking for brave people willing to challenge in a new world and willing to take in new knowledge. Moreover, they will have to deal with the slowdown of «Moore’s Law», restrictions of the architecture of von Neumann and so on. We hope that our technicians will solve the problems of the world level to which they will eventually encounter. They will find new ways in computer architecture and common efforts to expand the boundaries of civilization and progress.»
HiSilicon Kirin develops processors used in smartphones and tablets from Huawei, and now actively seeking the brightest minds in the field of mobile computing. Program recruitment of new personnel will continue until the end of 2021.
The Chinese government urgently supports the national semiconductor industry. In particular, the share capital of SMIC increased from $3.5 to $6.5 billion At the same time, the United States continues to exert pressure, and, for example, Britain has plans to withdraw from the Huawei equipment in their networks 5G.