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Senior Product Applications Engineer, SDAccel

Longmont, CO
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Job Title: Senior Product Applications Engineer, SDAccel 154509

Primary Location United States-Colorado-Longmont
Job: Applications 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.


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

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.


As a Xilinx Product Applications Engineer you will provide technical support for Xilinx solutions including design tools such as SDAccel and Vivado as well as associated FPGA’s and SoOC’s like Virtex® UltraScale and Zynq UltraScale MPSoC. 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
  • Work on specific tactical projects for key design programs
  • Generate Application notes, Reference Designs and Answer Records
  • Provide input to product development teams
  • Handle customer escalations and tactical software patch requests
  • Summarize and provide 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 #jm





  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering; MS preferred 
  • 5 years of applications engineering or related design experience


Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of embedded systems design flow and tools and ability to independently research and resolve issues
  • Understanding of FPGA design flow and tools (HDL, synthesis, timing, place and route, simulation, FPGA and board-level power and signal analysis)
  • Xilinx Vivado and SDAccel experience
  • Advanced Debug skills in software environment or strong problem solving skills
  • Significant experience with
    • C/C , OpenCL  
    • Make, TCL
    • GDB or Similar (General C debugging tools)
  • Experience with any of the following preferred:
    • FreeRTOS/Micrium
    • RTOS/QNX/VxWorks
    • OpenCV               
    • Github
    • Xilinx SDK/Eclipse tools
    • ASIC/FPGA design or verification experience – VHDL or Verilog
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills 
  • High initiative and self-starter 
  • 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 

Job Posting: Dec 20, 2017, 4:24:43 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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