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Senior Product Applications Engineer FPGA/SoC Configuration

San Jose, CA
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Job Title: Senior Product Applications Engineer FPGA/SoC Configuration 154446

Primary Location United States-California-San Jose
Job: Applications Engineering
Schedule: Full-time

Xilinx is the world's leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration. Our All Programmable devices underpin today's most advanced electronics. Among the broad range of end markets we serve are: 

    • Aerospace/Defense 
    • Automotive 
    • Broadcast 
    • Consumer 
    • High Performance Computing 
    • Industrial / Scientific / Medical (ISM) 
    • Wired 
    • Wireless 


As a Xilinx Product Applications Engineer you will provide technical support for customers on critical design issues on all Xilinx products including silicon, tools, IPs, processor solutions, etc. You will interface directly with customers, field engineers and factory engineering groups to rapidly resolve complex technical issues enabling customers to proceed with their designs and improving Xilinx products along the way. 



  • Provide direct technical support to customers on critical design issues.  
    • Work in a team environment in identifying customer problems and proposing appropriate solutions  
    • Provide customers advice on alternative design techniques and the implementation of solutions  
    • Provide information and data on a variety of Xilinx products  
  • Provide solutions for specific customer needs  
    • Working on specific tactical projects for key design programs  
    • Generating Application notes, Reference Designs and Answer Records 
  • Provide input to product development teams  
    • Handling customer escalations and tactical software patch requests  
    • Summarizing and providing customer feedback to development teams 
  • Handle all escalations in expertise area and be able to understand system level details to handle customers problems and guide them to closure 





  • BS in Computer or Electrical Engineering required, MS preferred 

  • Minimum of 7 years of applications engineering or related design experience  
  • Ability to communicate technical information in an organized and understandable fashion 
  • Customer oriented approach with a demonstrated concern and desire to work with and assist customers 
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to multitask, prioritize, and track many activities 
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills 


Desired Skills : 

  • Understanding of FPGA design flow and tools
    • Xilinx Vivado or ISE Design Suite experience
    • HDL, synthesis, timing, place and route, simulation, FPGA and board-level power and signal analysis
    • Configuration, High Speed IO Interfaces, Signal Integrity, Board and chip-level debug
  • ASIC/FPGA design or verification experience – VHDL or Verilog 
  • Understanding of processor based systems
    •  C/C knowledge 
    • Understanding and experience with embedded systems design flows and tools
    • Experience designing and/or debugging low level drivers on ARM based SoC's (Zynq preferred)
    • Processor based board bring-up and debug experience

Job Posting: Dec 20, 2017, 4:10:09 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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