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Senior Software Engineer 1

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Job Title: Senior Software Engineer 1 154524

Primary Location India-India-Hyderabad
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.



 Xilinx DataCenter and IP Solutions team has an opening for a software Engineer to develop high performance I/O software to provide SmartNIC capabilities for compute, storage and network acceleration in hyperscale, virtualized datacenters.

Responsibilities include specification and development of Embedded Software for use in Linux and standalone products. This will involve designing and implementing software subsystems to control FPGA Hardware solutions. We are seeking a fast learning, dynamic engineer eager to develop their skills working with the latest FPGA technology.


 Iterative Software Development and Testing

  • Demonstrates software development skills and proficiency on coding projects within assigned area of responsibility
  • Iteratively codes, debugs, and creates regressions to ensure that code performs as specified with good coverage
  • Documents code to within acceptable standards for the organization
  • Demonstrates a collaborative approach to learning and problem-solving, seeking out and leveraging the talent of others when necessary (e.g. mentoring, code reviews, etc.)

Software Enablement (Tools & Methods)

  • Demonstrates effective usage of technical communication and posting tools (e.g. Confluence, SharePoint)
  • Demonstrates and applies competency of software development concepts and methods (e.g. data structures, algorithms, Agile methodology)
  • Demonstrates and applies competency of software coding in C/C languages
  • Demonstrates and applies competency of software build, analysis and debug tools (e.g. gdb, Trace32, Valgrind, Coverity, etc.)
  • Proficient in Linux development environment
  • Proficient with the use of software defect tracking process

Software Process Adaptation

  • Builds solid understanding of Xilinx's software development process
  • Actively monitors Xilinx and industry communications for evolving software methodology, practices, and changes in approach


  1. Experience with C/C
  2. Experience with software development in a Linux environment
  3. Experience in low level driver development, register interface programming, general algorithms and data structures.
  4. Experience with embedded processors such as ARM
  5. Experience with industrial standard devices e.g. Ethernet, PCIe, SPI, I2C, USB, GPIO and Memory architectures  DDR/SDRAM/DMA
  6.  Experience in high performance and low latency SRIOV-capable PCIe-subsystem drivers for compute and network acceleration, kernel-mode and user-mode Ethernet NIC drivers is an advantage 
  7.  Experience with Linux kernel subsystem including NIC drivers and low latency, multi-threaded, high throughput PCIe SRIOV DMA drivers
  8. Experience with virtualization (ESX, KVM, Xen etc) and networking frameworks (DPDK, ODP) is desired
  9. Knowledge of datacenter networking development such as Overlay Protocols (NVGRE, VxLAN etc), Stateless Offload (RSO/TSO etc), Stateful Offload (SSL/ToE etc), Packet Processing (Tunneling, ECMP, Load Balancing etc) is desired
  10. Experience in DPDK/ODP, NFV acceleration and RDMA (TCP/IP, RoCE) capability is an advantage
  11. Scripting language experience like Perl, Python or TCL is an advantage
  12. Proven track record of delivering software projects that exceed customer quality expectations
  13. Wired or wireless telecommunications experience is an advantage
  14. Experience in HDL design on FPGA platforms is an advantage
  15. A self-starter and team player


Education Requirements

B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech in Electronics Engineering or Computer Science Engineering

Years of Experience

8  Years of experience in Embedded Software Design and Development

Job Posting: Feb 23, 2018, 2:18:37 AM


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