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FPGA Software Verification Engineer

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Job Title: FPGA Software Verification Engineer 155126

Primary Location Ireland-Ireland-Saggart
Job: Software Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Xilinx develops highly flexible and adaptive processing platforms that enable rapid innovation across a variety of technologies - from the endpoint to the edge to the cloud. Xilinx is the inventor of the FPGA, hardware programmable SoCs and the ACAP (Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform), designed to deliver the most dynamic processor technology in the industry and enable the adaptable, intelligent and connected world of the future in a multitude of markets including Data Center (Compute, Storage and Networking); Wireless/5G and Wired Communications; Automotive/ADAS; Emulation & Prototyping; Aerospace & Defense; Industrial Scientific & Medical, and others. Xilinx's core strengths simultaneously address major industry trends including the explosion of data, heterogeneous computing after Moore's Law, and the dawn of artificial intelligence (AI).

Our global team is growing and we are looking for bold, collaborative and creative people to help us lead the industry transformation to build an adaptable intelligent world. We believe that by embracing diverse ideas, striving for excellence in all that we do, and working together as a unified team, we can accomplish anything. Come do your best work and live your best life as part of the ONEXILINX team! 

FPGA Software Verification Engineer (155126)
The Design Software Verification team play a critical role in verifying the Xilinx EDA tool chain for both pre and post silicon support.
We are looking for a talented engineer to join our team of 5 engineers in the architecture verification team in Dublin.
In this role you will be responsible for understanding & evaluating software support for FPGA architecture features by creating test designs, ranging from small unit tests to full systems addressing customer markets such as Automotive (ADAS) and Emulation/Prototyping. Your strong debug skills are needed to ensure our optimisation, place and route software running on our next generation Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) meets customer needs with the highest quality.
This role requires strong FPGA design skills, combined with excellent software testing skills, including the creativity needed to imagine the many ways in which our software can be used, in order to find software flaws. You will need to learn fast as this role will require you to adapt your skills to changing technologies as Xilinx expands its EDA portfolio in the cloud and AI compute space.
Job responsibilities
  • Responsible for development of VHDL/Verilog designs and test benches targeting specific FPGA architecture features.
  • Responsible for design and implementation of larger system class designs targeting specific market segments.


Education / Experience
  • Honours Bachelors/ Masters in Electronics/Electrical/Computer Engineering with 2 to 5 years’ experience
  • MSc qualified in Electronics/Electrical/Computer Engineering with FPGA related projects undertaken
Essential Skills
  • VHDL/Verilog design targeting FPGA / ASIC, including simulation.
  • Strong digital logic design principles.
  • Experience of timing closure.
  • Scripting language experience like Perl, Python or TCL is an advantage.
  • Excellent organization, teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills and highly motivated to learn.

Job Posting: Apr 24, 2018, 5:17:20 AM

Xilinx is an equal opportunities employer.


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