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Product Planning Intern (Acceleration)

Location: San Jose, California
Job Category: Internship

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Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is a world leader in Memory and Storage technologies. We are currently looking for a Compiler Engineer (Intern) to join our team in San Jose, CA. The System Software Engineer Intern will contribute memory and storage system research in the Memory Solutions Lab. He or she will join a team of experts in researching and developing innovative memory and storage system solutions that utilize existing and emerging technologies to add substantial value to storage systems. The ideal candidate must have a strong understanding of LLVM.



  • For workloads drawn from domains needing hardware acceleration, such as analytics over structured data or video analytics, use profiling and slicing tools to identify suitable application kernel to offload
  • Use offline tools to prepare bit file or other optimized downloadable image of kernel for FPGA or GPU
  • Document before-after comparison on benchmark or provided workloads, the performance, scaling, or TCO benefits of acceleration, in close collaboration with our technical marketing experts 
  • Profiling and Partitioning data-intensive application for offloading frequently executed code to FPGA
  • Internactively engaging in measurement, benchmarking, and optimization
  • Documentation of ideas and experiments, presenting, and publishing the findings


  • Bachelor’s degree in EE/CS/CE, enrolled in MS/Ph.D. program, with current coursework emphasizing two or more of embedded systems, computer architecture, performance measurement and modeling
  • Hands-on with Embedded system debugging; Trained in FPGA programming (minimum skill: OpenCL, preferred: C/C++, Verilog); Python
  • Linux



  • Data mining; SQL; At least one self-describing data format, such as Avro, Orc, and Parquet.



Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.

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