Compiler Development Intern (f/m/d)

Location: Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, DE

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

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 a Compiler Development Intern to support our engineering team in various exciting projects for the duration of 6 months starting as soon as possible. We offer you the exciting opportunity to become a part of a team of pioneering designers of tools for multicore design.


  • You will develop new features or extend existing features related to code analysis and transformation in research or commercialized projects
  • You will work in Clang and LLVM versions tailored for our use as well as in Xilinx compiler infrastructure.
  • You will analyze the effect of your code on the performance and resource usage of your target, which will mostly be FPGAs.
  • You will be responsible for continuous development, debugging and testing of the code you produce




Desired Skills and Experience:

  • You are studying towards a Master’s degree in software engineering, computer science, electrical engineering or a related field, having successfully completed your Bachelor
  • You have excellent C++ programming skills
  • You have solid scripting skills on Windows and Linux (e.g. Python, Bash)
  • You have knowledge of computer architecture
  • You have knowledge about compiler construction and possess knowledge about the LLVM compiler infrastructure
  • Ideally, you have some experience with HLS and/or hardware design.
  • You are fluent in English
  • You have excellent problem-solving capabilities and good communication skills
  • You are a team player, who has a hands-on mentality and a desire to learn
  • You are an EU citizen or possess a valid work permit. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position



Requisition Number: 153602 
Country/Region/Location: Germany State/Province: North Rhine-Westphalia City: Cologne 
Job Function: 
Student/ Intern/ Temp  

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