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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
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.
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 hyper-scale 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 ground-breaking 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.

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

Xilinx is an equal opportunities employer.


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