University Program Applications Engineer

Location: San Jose, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.
 

University Program Applications Engineer- 153968

 

Job Description:

Xilinx is now part of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), as the Adaptive and Embedded Computing Group (AECG). 

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.  With the addition of AECG, we now offer the industry’s strongest portfolio of high-performance and adaptive computing products spanning CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, and Adaptive SoCs. We will be able to deliver differentiated solutions for cloud, edge and intelligent end devices while taking a leadership position accelerating a diverse set of emerging workloads, from AI to smart networking and software-defined infrastructure.

 

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 want to work with leading professors in top universities on exciting research and teaching projects using our state-of-the-art technologies, we invite you to apply to join our Xilinx University Program (XUP) team.

XUP empowers academic teaching, research, and entrepreneurial activities with Adaptive Computing technologies by:

  • Providing educators and researchers with access to our latest technology
  • Developing and delivering teaching and training workshops designed for academia
  • Developing open-source software and hardware projects for and with academia
  • Organizing academic contests, hackathons, and other events
  • Enabling new business and technical opportunities through partnerships
  • University Program Applications Engineer

 

XUP is seeking an Applications Engineer to join our North America team.  You will join a team that is passionate about enabling academics with Adaptive Computing technologies. In this position you will be working on the latest FPGA and Adaptive SoC hardware and software. You will make use of innovative technologies to help us to support and continuously streamline our engineering and business processes necessary to ensure that our academic customers have a great service.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Promoting use of Adaptive Computing technologies in academia world-wide, with focus on North America
  • Creating teaching materials, labs, design examples, demos and application notes
  • Delivering technical training workshops to professors and graduate students on our latest hardware and software technologies
  • Collaborating with faculty and students on research and teaching programs
  • Collaborating with faculty on external funding opportunities and large programs
  • Developing technical projects and supervise intern projects as required
  • Supporting conferences, trade shows and customer-facing events
  • Supporting academic customer queries and technical issues
  • Collaborating with other teams at the company and external partners on academic programs
  • Contributing to the specification, evaluation, and development of systems for academic use
  • Identifying and disseminating examples of best practices in teaching and research
  • Keeping up to date with latest developments in the related markets and local industries
  • Managing of XUP operations and special programs
  • Continuous process improvements and automation of XUP operations 

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with 5+ years of experience or PhD degree with 2+ years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering/Sciences, or related fields, or equivalent
  • Familiarity with Xilinx software and hardware development tools
  • Familiarity with embedded systems, digital signal processing, or computer networking
  • Experience with general software programming, development, and test processes
  • Experience working in academic research/teaching setting, or alternatively, working as product, applications, or customer support engineer
  • Strong oral and written communication, and excellent interpersonal skills: comfortable working with cross-functional, remote teams
  • Strong problem-solving skills, being a self-starter capable of working with minimal supervision and leading new initiatives
  • Willingness to travel as required by the needs of the position

An ideal candidate would also have:

  • Experience with heterogenous FPGA, Adaptive SoC-, or GPU-based system design, including bring-up and debugging
  • Experience with any of the following technologies:
  • C/C++, Python, Jupyter, PYNQ, RTL/HDL, HLS, Web development
  • Involvement with open-source community
  • Experience developing successful technical proposals
  • Experience publishing and presenting technical papers at conferences

 

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Requisition Number: 153968 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Product Engineering
  

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