FPGA Hardware/ Software Intern

Jump Trading

1 London Wall, Barbican, London EC2Y 5EA, United Kingdom


Internship (summer)
GBP Competitive per Year


Job Description

ABOUT THE COMPANY – Jump Trading Jump Trading is a leading algorithmic trading firm built on cutting-edge technology, sophisticated quantitative research, and an entrepreneurial culture. Founded in 1999, Jump now has 700 employees across offices in Chicago, New York, London, Bristol, Amsterdam, Singapore, and Shanghai.

Jump is still privately owned and funded, fostering a culture of intellectual curiosity and learning. Our people are some of the world’s most brilliant minds, with backgrounds from the trading industry, Silicon Valley tech companies and startups, top PhD programs and research labs.

We have a 20-year history of investing in superior infrastructure, including custom hardware, low-latency software, wireless networks, and a world-class supercomputer.

We’ve built custom technology to power our high-performance, distributed systems and to identify trends in massive data sets across global markets.

ABOUT THE ROLE – FPGA Hardware/Software Engineer Intern (Bristol) We’re looking for brilliant engineering talent to join our FPGA team that is building next-generation, ultra-low-latency systems to power trading with machine learning and other algorithms on a global scale.

This is an opportunity to work on complex problems around networking, high performance computing, and real-time acceleration where we can’t just use off-the-shelf hardware.

You’ll work alongside a small team of experienced engineers who came to Jump from leading companies in FPGAs, semiconductors, networking cards, and more… as well as PhDs from top FPGA research labs around the world.

Experience Requirements

What you’ll need: Undergraduate or Graduate concentration in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related areas Experience with FPGA or other hardware/systems design and development Experience with RTL (SystemVerilog/Verilog/VHDL) Previous internship experience in hardware or low-level software engineering Experience with C, C++, or Python Passion for solving complex problems and ability to draw upon knowledge and experience from a variety of technical areas to produce extremely high-performance solutions

Other helpful and related experience: lowRISC or RISC-V CocoTB, Chisel, Opencore, or Bluespec HLS or OpenCL Any programming close to the metal with CPU, GPU, microprocessors, etc. Linux kernel and driver programming Robotics, Telecommunications, or High Speed Networking Raspberry Pi or Arduino Excellent marks in courses such as computer architecture, digital design, design verification

  • No finance or economics study or work experience required

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