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Our team is working on a system-wide compute domain-specific language based on modern ISO C++20 standard and Khronos Group SYCL standard to program advanced applications (machine learning, autonomous driving, networking, HPC...) our new ACAP Versal product in a unified way.
The goal of this internship is to increase performance of our SYCL open-source environment for heterogeneous computing targeted at the new Xilinx ACAP Versal systems.
The intern will work in the research labs interacting with different teams across Xilinx to improve the current triSYCL environment to work with our different frameworks.
The work might include improving the HLS frameworks and the open-source compiler Clang/LLVM to generate code to the targets, adapting the C++20 triSYCL runtime on our new platforms, working on some applications, improving the build systems and testing infrastructure...
The position is based in Dublin (Ireland) and suited typically for a PhD student in an area related to compilation for accelerators.
The candidate will have the opportunity to get involved into advanced technologies through the standardization committees of Khronos Group SYCL and ISO C++, and meet all the leading companies and laboratories behind these technologies.
Enrolled in a PhD program in computer science.
Internship length is 6-12 months to have time to master the various technologies involved.
The areas and subjects of the internship are:
- C++20, STL, Boost
- compilation (Clang/LLVM http://llvm.org)
- SYCL https://www.khronos.org/sycl
- HLS frameworks and compilers
- parallel languages and run-times
- DSL & DSeL
- HPC, real-time applications and libraries
Typical tools used:
- open-source software used for C++ development (Clang/LLVM, Emacs/VIM, RTags...)