Internship / Evaluation of MPSoC FPGA architectures for payload data processing applications (m/f)

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Internship / Evaluation of MPSoC FPGA architectures for payload data processing applications (m/f)

Internship / Evaluation of MPSoC FPGA architectures for payload data processing applications (m/f)

Airbus Defence & Space Toulouse (ex Astrium SL)

Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group, formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. This new division is the leading aerospace and defence company in Europe, it represents the second largest company in the space field and is among the ten best international defence companies. It employs some 40,000 people and records a turnover of approximately 14 billion euros per year.

Airbus Group is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2015, the Group - comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters - generated revenues of € 64.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 136,600.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Airbus Defence and Space (Toulouse) is looking for an intern for a 6-month internship.

The objective of your internship is to evaluate the latest generation of FPGA MPSoC architectures in view of its use for future payload data processing applications.
The evaluation will be conducted using signal and/or image processing algorithms based on the standard development kit provided by a FPGA vendor.
The focus will be done on the exploration of the hardware/software partitioning, in particular with the use of GPU programming.

This internship will start on 1st February 2017 (subject to some flexibility).

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Tasks & accountabilities

For that purpose, your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

·  Integrating and testing reference algorithms on real hardware (C/C++, VHDL, both),
·  Benchmarking algorithms (execution, accuracy, and power consumption),
·  Evaluating the potential of vendor HW/SW tools,
·  Exploring design trade-offs to increase the efficiency of algorithm implementations,
·  Writing tutorial, user manual and technical reports.

Required skills

You are in the second year of a Master's Degree or in the fifth year of an Engineering School specialising in Electrotechnics / Hyperfrequency Engineering.

You ideally have initial experience.

You have knowledge of:

·  FPGA, design flow (Altera, Xilinx),
·  HDL languages (Verilog, VHDL),
·  Synthesis languages (SystemC),
·  Embedded C/C++,
·  GPU programming (CUDA, OpenCL),
·  Real time systems, Linux OS.

You are a good team player and have excellent interpersonal skills.

English: Advanced level,
French: Advanced level.

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