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Cython without GIL

Nexedi is looking for a python and C developer interested in implementing a multi-threaded coroutine and garbage collector extension for the Cython language.
  • Last Update:2018-02-02
  • Version:001
  • Language:en

Details

  • Task:Cython without GIL
  • Location:Lille, France
  • Type:Job/Trainee
  • Duration:Permanent/4-6 Months
  • Reference:Offer-2018-Cython-Without-Gil

Description

Nexedi is looking for a python and C developer interested in implementing a multi-threaded coroutine and garbage collector extension for the Cython language. This project will be extended later into a full research project based on linear types and type inference systems. A PhD is also possible after the internship.

Opportunities

  • Understand how multi-threaded runtimes operate
  • Master libtask and MPS libraries
  • Master Cython compiler
  • Accelerate python execution x1000

Responsibilities

  • Experiment various proofs of concepts to extend Cython
  • Contribute to Cython code
  • Contribute to open source projects such as Wendelin, Pandas, NumPy, scikit-learn, SlapOS, jIO and renderjs.
  • Contribute to research projects to build the future of our open source stack

Requirements

  • Passionate, self-driven.
  • Willingness to contribute to an open source ecosystem and the Free Software community.
  • Very good programming skills in Python
  • Very good programming skills in C
  • Good software development skills (version control, testing, debugging).
  • Good command of English.

About Nexedi

Nexedi has been developing free software since launching in 2001. We are maintaining software solutions (see our full stack) with over 10 million lines of code including:

  • ERP5 - ERP/CRM/DMS/e-business
  • Slapos - Cloud Orchestration and deployment
  • Wendelin - Big Data/Machine Learning
  • Neo - Distributed Storage
  • Resist - Resilient Mesh Network
  • Renderjs - Promise based component framework
  • jIO - Virtual File System and storage connector
  • NayuOS - Private OS
  • OfficeJs - Private, offline capable productivity AppStore

Besides participating in various research initivatives Nexedi provides customisation services for solutions with implementations being used by corporations such as Airbus, Sanef, Mitsubishi all around the world. We follow the principles of reflexive programming, enforce strict unit testing and emphasize using the latest web technologies.

Our economic model requires each developer to fulfill R&D objectives aiming at delivering short to medium sized solutions to customer requirements and progressing the evolution of our software stack. This way we try to be innovative and fund long term free software without the need for venture capital.

Interested?

We would be happy to hear from you, so drop us a line (along with your CV) at jobs(at)nexedi.com and we will get in touch with you.

Nexedi SA
146 Rue de Ballon
59110 La Madeleine
France

Phone+49 17696399023
Mailinfo@nexedi.com
Webwww.nexedi.com