Karim Djafarian

Karim Djafarian

System architect & performance analysis engineer

I'd like to develop my professional network
 

Currently employed at Huawei Technologies

Previous: Looking for new challenges, Arm, Texas Instruments, Nokia

 

Previous: Institut National Polytechnique

 

    Summary

    23 yr experience in system definition, performance analysis, software optimization & project leading: 15 years as technical or project lead – 1 year as team manager. Dynamic & rigorous, enjoy driving multi-site technical projects: - Use case & performance analysis. - Hardware definition & software optimization. - Development & test methodology definition. - Project trade-off analysis. - Debug & profiling tool requirement setting. - Documentation & training development. - Project planning & status reporting. - In-team, cross-team & customer support. Application fields: - Digital processing systems. - 3D Graphics – Image – Video – Audio processing.

Experiences

System architect & performance analysis engineer

At Looking for new challenges

From November 2018 to March 2019
Looking for electronic product definition roles with pre-design performance analysis.
 

Performance analysis engineer

At Arm

From October 2017 to October 2018
3D graphics application & MALI processor performance analyst. Improvement opportunity quantification.
 

Project lead & performance analysis engineer

At Arm

From August 2013 to September 2017
2015 - 2017 (2.5 years) : 3D graphics application & MALI processor performance analyst : - Improvement opportunity quantification. - GPU automotive use case identification. 2013 - 2016 (3.5 years) : advanced product development project lead : - Lead ARM contribution to EU funded project FP7-SAVE...
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System architect & performance analysis lead

At Texas Instruments

From April 2003 to July 2013
2009 - 2013 (3.5 years) : 3D graphics system performance analyst : - System level instrumentation deployment. - Lead use case analysis for OMAP4/5 SW optimization. 2006 - 2009 (3 years) : video HW architect & performance lead : - Use case breakdown & system specification. - OMAP4 video...
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Embedded SW development lead

At Texas Instruments

From April 2001 to March 2003
Image (de)compressor project manager & technical lead. Audio sample rate converter optimization.
 

System SW engineer

At Nokia

From February 2000 to March 2001
GPRS physical layer control SW analysis.
 

Processor architect & performance analysis engineer

At Texas Instruments

From October 1995 to January 2000
C55 Digital Signal Processor (DSP) definition, performance evaluation & customer support.
 

Skills

 
  • 3D graphics
  • Customer Oriented
  • Digital Signal Processors
  • Embedded Systems
  • H.264
  • JPEG2000
  • Microarchitecture
  • OpenGL ES
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