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Principal Software Engineer

San Jose, CA
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Job Title: Principal Software Engineer 154692

Primary Location United States-California-San Jose
Job: Software Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Xilinx is the leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs and 3DICs. Xilinx's all-programmable devices are designed into tens of thousands of products that improve the quality of the everyday lives of billions of people worldwide. For over 30 years, Xilinx has been behind some of the greatest advancements in technology and science - from the industry's first fabless semiconductor model to the NASA Curiosity Mars Rover, to today's autonomous vehicles and hyperscale data centers. Xilinx uniquely enables applications that are both software-defined, yet hardware optimized - enabling smart, connected and differentiated applications across technology's biggest megatrends, including Machine Learning, 5G Wireless, Embedded Vision, Industrial IoT and Cloud Computing and more.

If you are a passionate, innovative and an out-of-the-box thinker that enjoys challenging projects, Xilinx is the right place for you. Our global team is growing and we are looking for bold, collaborative, and creative people to help deliver groundbreaking technologies that enable our customers to differentiate. Come do your best work and live your best life through collaboration, wellness and giving back to your community as a member of the ONEXILINX team.
  • Develop new algorithms for Xilinx FPGA Placement and Routing system to improve QoR.
  • Prototype new methods for characterizing Xilinx FPGA delay and interconnect to enhance Vivado runtime and route-ability.
  • Improve memory footprint and runtime for large designs.
  • Work with other members of Xilinx FPGA compiler team.#hot



  • 10 years of industry experience with background in algorithm development for EDA tools in the area of Placement, Routing or Physical Synthesis
  • Self motived individual comfortable working in fast paced environment
  • Responsibilities include developing full featured software for Xilinx Implementation tools for next generation architecture.
  • Must have proficiency in C as programming language
  • Background in compiler and optimization tools development a plus


  • BS/MS/Phd in related disciple with emphasis on algorithm development

Job Posting: Jan 22, 2018, 2:19:58 PM

Xilinx is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Applicants and employees are treated throughout the employment process without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender Identity or sexual orientation. The self-identification information requested is not gathered for employment decisions. It is used only for compliance with US Federal laws. Your responses are strictly voluntary, and any information provided will remain confidential. If you choose not to "self-identify", you will not be subject to any adverse treatment.


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