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Job ID: JR0041317
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Toronto, ON CA
Other Locations: Oregon, Hillsboro; Texas, Austin;
Job Type: College Grad

High Level Design Compiler Optimization Engineer

Job Description

Intel's Programmable Solutions Group PSG, helps drive the future of field-programmable gate array FPGA technology. PSG has been delivering industry-leading custom logic solutions to customers since inventing the world's first reprogrammable logic device in 1984. In order to take advantage of the many opportunities that we see in the future for FPGA's, we are looking for great engineers to join our teams. As a member of PSG's FPGA High Level Design Compiler Team you will be responsible for improving the Intel FPGA OpenCL and HLS compiler tool chains.

You will be driving improvements in the compiler through multiple angles including the analysis of bottlenecks in user designs, implementation of compiler enhancements and optimizations, and comprehensive benchmarking of the end result. Performance analysis and optimization is a problem involving all levels of abstraction, so the work may involve a mix of compiler software and digital design challenges.

If you are interested in solving exciting problems, diverse technical challenges, and working with great people then the FPGA HLD Compiler Team may be right for you.

The ideal candidate should exhibit behavioral traits:

  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills


You must possess the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/ or work experience. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Requirements:

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering or any related field.
  • At a Bachelor's level the candidate must have unrestricted right to work in Canada without requiring sponsorship.

Minimum 6+ months of experience in the following areas:

  • C/C++
  • Data Structures
  • Algorithms

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience/ Knowledge in the following:

  • Compiler optimization techniques
  • Experience developing LLVM based compilers
  • Digital design
  • Software and/or hardware performance optimization
  • Familiarity with OpenCL

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Other Locations

Oregon, Hillsboro; Texas, Austin;

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