PhD Student part-time (R1)

Job Reference

79_20_CS_RAW_R1

Position

PhD Student part-time (R1)

Closing Date

Tuesday, 31 March, 2020
Reference: 79_20_CS_RAW_R1
Job title: PhD Student part-time (R1)

About BSC

The Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) is the leading supercomputing center in Spain. It houses MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, and is a hosting member of the PRACE European distributed supercomputing infrastructure. The mission of BSC is to research, develop and manage information technologies in order to facilitate scientific progress. BSC combines HPC service provision and R&D into both computer and computational science (life, earth and engineering sciences) under one roof, and currently has over 650 staff from 49 countries.

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Context And Mission

The European Processor Initiative (EPI) aims at the design of a roadmap for a future European processor technology for HPC and automotive. The EPI team within BSC is responsible for defining an architecture of a RISC-V accelerator to be used in conjunction with a general purpose processor for Exascale.
The development efforts of the EPI team within BSC are towards:
* Design and verification of IPs to be integrated into a state-of-the-art SoC design;
* Development of the necessary system software (compiler and runtime);
* Rapid prototyping of IPs for design validation and system software tests on FPGA.
We are seeking two verification engineers that take care of applying verification methodologies to the IPs developed at BSC using industrial standards.

Key Duties

  • Implement verification strategy for BSC IPs
  • Interact with the RTL design team and the software development team

Requirements

  • Education
    • Degree in Computer Science (or similar)
  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Experience with hardware description languages (Verilog, SystemVerilog, VHDL)
    • Advanced C++ programming
  • Additional Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Knowledge of CPU architecture
  • Competences
    • Working independently and within a team

Conditions

  • The position will be located at BSC within the Computer Sciences Department
  • We offer a full-time contract, a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible working hours, extensive training plan, tickets restaurant, private health insurance, fully support to the relocation procedures
  • Duration: Temporary - 21,5K renewable
  • Salary: we offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in Barcelona
  • Starting date: 01/04/2020

Applications Procedure

All applications must include:

  • A Cover Letter with a statement of interest in English, including two contacts for further references - Applications without this document will not be considered

  • A full CV in English including contact details


Deadline

The vacancy will remain open until suitable candidate has been hired. Applications will be regularly reviewed and potential candidates will be contacted.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment

BSC-CNS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable state or local law.

Application Form

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Please, upload your CV document using the following name structure: Name_Surname_CoverLetter
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