We have detected your current browser version is not the latest one. Xilinx.com uses the latest web technologies to bring you the best online experience possible. Please upgrade to a Xilinx.com supported browser:Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 11, Safari. Thank you!

Research intern

Saggart, Ireland, Ireland
Jul 13, 2020


Job Description


At Xilinx, we are leading the industry transformation to build an adaptable, intelligent world. ARE YOU bold, collaborative, and creative? At Xilinx, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to revolutionize the world of technology. We believe that by embracing diverse ideas, pushing boundaries, and working together as ONEXILINX, anything is possible.

Our culture of innovation began with the invention of the Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), and with the 2018 introduction of our Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP), has made a quantum leap in capability, solidifying our role as the adaptable platform supplier of choice. From the start, we have always believed in providing inventors with products and platforms that are infinitely adaptable. From self-driving cars, to world-record genome processing, to AI and big data, to the world's first 5G networks, we empower the world's builders and visionaries whose ideas solve every day problems and enhance people's lives.

If you are PASSIONATE, ADAPTABLE, and INNOVATIVE, Xilinx is the right place for you! At Xilinx we care deeply about creating meaningful development experiences while building a strong sense of belonging and connection. We foster an environment of empowered learning, wellness, community engagement, and recognition, so you can focus on work that matters - world class technology that improves the way we live and work. We are ONEXILINX.

Internships at the Xilinx Research Labs in Dublin, Ireland

Xilinx Research Labs is a small, diverse and dynamic part of Xilinx. Through customization and tailored solutions, we investigate how programmable logic and FPGAs can help make data centers faster, cheaper and greener by accelerating common applications and reducing the energy consumption of a given workload. Our team conducts cutting-edge research in topics such as machine learning, HPC and video processing to push the performance envelope of what’s possible with today’s devices and to help shape the next big thing in computing.


In particular, the team in Dublin is focused on deep neural networks, including training paradigms and techniques, hardware friendly novel topologies, quantization techniques, and custom hardware architectures that help support the enormous computational workloads associated with the roll-out of AI, even for energy-constrained compute environments. Fulfilling this goal requires top talent and thus we are looking to enrich our team with the finest engineers with bold, collaborative and creative personalities from top universities worldwide.


Required Skills:


We seek enthusiastic engineers at preferably MSc or PhD level in Machine Learning, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, and related disciplines. We look for the following skill sets in our candidates:

  • Understanding core concepts in neural networks and computer arithmetic

  • Fluent in Python, C++ and Linux shell scripting

  • Experience with Xilinx Vivado HLS, Vivado IP Integrator or SDAccel is a strong plus

  • Experience with common machine learning frameworks (Caffe, TensorFlow, PyTorch) is a strong plus

  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written

Refer to the Talent Network

Similar Jobs

Design Engineer (DSP)

Saggart, Ireland, Ireland

Finance Intern - Xilinx EMEA HQ

Saggart, Ireland, Ireland

Computer Architect

Saggart, Ireland, Ireland

Senior Digital Design Engineer

Saggart, Ireland, Ireland

RFSoC Software Development Intern

Saggart, Ireland, Ireland

Engineering Intern

Saggart, Ireland, Ireland