13 hours

Software Engineering Intern II-Hardware Acceleration

San Jose, CA
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Job Title: Software Engineering Intern II-Hardware Acceleration 154521

Primary Location United States-California-San Jose
Job: Intern
Schedule: Full-time

Xilinx is the leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs and 3DICs. Xilinx's all-programmable devices are designed into tens of thousands of products that improve the quality of the everyday lives of billions of people worldwide. For over 30 years, Xilinx has been behind some of the greatest advancements in technology and science - from the industry's first fabless semiconductor model to the NASA Curiosity Mars Rover, to today's autonomous vehicles and hyperscale data centers. Xilinx uniquely enables applications that are both software-defined, yet hardware optimized - enabling smart, connected and differentiated applications across technology's biggest megatrends, including Machine Learning, 5G Wireless, Embedded Vision, Industrial IoT and Cloud Computing and more.

If you are a passionate, innovative and an out-of-the-box thinker that enjoys challenging projects, Xilinx is the right place for you. Our global team is growing and we are looking for bold, collaborative, and creative people to help deliver groundbreaking technologies that enable our customers to differentiate. Come do your best work and live your best life through collaboration, wellness and giving back to your community as a member of the ONEXILINX team.


You will be part of an R&D team that develops high-performance low-power FPGA acceleration hardware and software. This position focuses on designing algorithm and infrastructure for high-performance FPGA accelerator for well-known software stacks in the area of FPGA Hardware Acceleration.
You will work on projects critical to Xilinx's growth, with opportunities to move among various teams and projects. You are versatile, display leadership qualities and are enthusiastic to tackle new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward. Most of all, you are driven to find creative solutions where solutions may not exist yet.
    • Design and develop FPGA-acceleration for Computational Genomics
    • Enable FPGA acceleration of genomic pipeline algorithms like compression, mapping, alignment, sorting, duplicate marking and variant calling
    • Investigate trade-off between resource utilization and performance for different implementations
    • Make solutions available on  AWS-F1 instances


Minimum Qualifications

    •  Pursuing PhD degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field
    •  Solid foundation in data structures, computer arithmetic, algorithms and software design with strong analytical and debugging skills
  • Good understanding of genomic pipeline algorithms

  • Solid coding skills with ability to write code in RTL, C , Python,  and other equivalent languages
    •   Good understanding of common families of Machine Learning models and Machine Learning infrastructure

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with implementing machine learning computation framework on GPU, CPU or FPGA
    • Experience with developing acceleration application using OpenCL or RTL
    •  Experience or coursework in FPGA Digital Design or EDA optimization tools

Job Posting: Dec 13, 2017, 7:00:26 PM

Xilinx is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Applicants and employees are treated throughout the employment process without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender Identity or sexual orientation. The self-identification information requested is not gathered for employment decisions. It is used only for compliance with US Federal laws. Your responses are strictly voluntary, and any information provided will remain confidential. If you choose not to "self-identify", you will not be subject to any adverse treatment.


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