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Senior Quality Engineer

San Jose, CA
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Job Title: Senior Quality Engineer 154949

Primary Location United States-California-San Jose
Job: Quality Assurance
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.


The Senior Quality Engineer will be primarily responsible for quality engineering functions related to Semiconductor Product development & New Product Introduction (Software, & IP, product boards, Electronic components, and product enablement solutions) as well as problem investigation and corrective action.  This entails process & risk assessment as it relates to the development and NPI process implementation and the establishment of a CMMI model. The candidate will also participate in the operational aspects of the quality management system, specifically in the administration of the process development/continuous improvement initiatives, programs, and projects.
  • Drive continual improvement activities with cross functional teams to assess, develop, implement, and control product, software, and IP quality processes, procedures, key process indicators, release exit criteria, and other engineering development quality controls.
  • Applies broad  understanding of industry standards (DO-254, IEC61508, ISO26262) to ensure product safety standards are met
  • Collaboration with Hardware and Software development organizations to assess quality and capability or those products against release to production criteria.
  • Perform as a lead auditor for internal audits of the Quality Management Systems (QMS), generate audit reports, and facilitate external certification audits.
  • Use data analysis and machine learning tools to evaluate product performance, and measure product maturity
  • Ability to document, communicate, and provide process guidance on variances from requirements among process owners, stakeholders, and management
  • Represents Xilinx in compliance discussions / audits with registrars and customers for all elements of a functional safety certification
  • Use the corporate Corrective and Preventive Action system to drive root cause determination and implement improvements
  • Ability to evaluate processes and work flows to create measurement indices for process performance management
  • Maintain and periodically report Quality data used for the management review process.
  • The candidate is expected to communicate effectively and extensively with internal customers and quality management for successful implementation of this job function.



  • Bachelor degree, Masters or Ph.D preferred, in Software, Computer Science, Data Science, or equivalent, with course work in Electronics or electronic systems
  • 4 years of direct Semiconductor Software Quality Engineering or, CMMI evaluation experience. Quality Management Systems experience is desired
  • Working knowledge of CMMI Standards, Implementation, and methodologies
  • Experience with FPGA design tool, application development, Software (Vivado), of Xilinx IP implementation


Job Posting: Mar 12, 2018, 9:43:01 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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