AI Engine Compiler Intern (f/m/d) bei Silexica GmbH

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.



We are looking for an AI Engine Compiler Intern to help us build the next-generation of compilers targeting AMD Xilinx AI Engines, for a duration of 6 months at our Cologne office starting as soon as possible. In this role, you will get a chance to work on all aspects of a compiler toolchain, from source language extensions in clang to middle end optimizations and backend code generation in LLVM, all while solving the unique challenges of the AI Engine core architecture.


Your tasks:

  • You will contribute, develop and enhance a clang/LLVM based compiler toolchain targeting a unique VLIW architecture

  • You will be responsible for continuous development, debugging and testing of the code you produce


Your profile:

  • You’re studying towards a Master or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field

  • You have knowledge of compiler design

  • You have strong C++ programming skills

  • You have knowledge about compiler construction and possess knowledge about the LLVM compiler infrastructure

  • Ideally, you have some experience with LLVM compiler backend development

  • You have strong communication and problem-solving skills, have a hands-on mentality and are able to work in a team

  • You are an EU citizen or possess a valid work permit. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position


We offer:

  • An opportunity to work with a breakthrough product shaping a new era of computing

  • Professional guidance from our experienced engineering team

  • Full responsibility for your own projects and opportunity to grow personally and professionally

  • A modern workplace in Cologne that celebrates the diversity and well-being of our team.