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Job Title: Software Development Manager - SoC 155014

Primary Location United States-California-San Jose
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!


You will be leading a team of bright engineers developing platform (Board, CPU) and power management software solutions, frameworks and algorithms using bare metal and Linux kernel for heterogeneous Multi-processor systems designed for Xilinx next-generation SoCs.


  • Contributing to the architecture and design of the overall platform and power management solution.

  • Optimizing the solutions developed for performance and designing them for scalability.

  • Developing Bare Metal and/or Linux based drivers/libraries for power management, clock management, reset management, other subsystem and board management functionalities for Xilinx SOCs.

  • Evaluating and designing algorithms/frameworks for platform management solutions developed by Xilinx.

  • Developing debug and diagnostics tools and infrastructure for platform/power management.

  • Upstream the Linux solutions developed for platform/power management

  • Work with different teams to identify problems and create solutions

  • Delivering software solutions in line with product roadmap on time with high quality.

  • Involved in cross function team interaction and engagement with various key player and stakeholders in the organization.

  • Responsible for all the phases of software development, from requirement gathering, analysis, design, development, testing and final release to customers.

  • Provide clear and timely communication related to status and other key aspects of the project to leadership team. 

  • Responsible for working with customers and internal support teams for resolving critical customer escalations on need basis.

  • Work with management team on project planning activities – creating project plans/schedule, risk analysis and mitigation, etc. for the projects you are working on.

  • Good understanding of software development life cycle stages - design, implementation, documentation and testing of software code implementing product features and requirements

  • Willingness to learn skills, tools and methods to advance the quality, consistency, and timeliness of Xilinx software products.




  • MSCS, MSCE, MSEE plus at least 7 years of professional experience (or BS 8) years of experience 
  • Experience working on Linux power management framework, common clock framework, board management controllers etc. to develop the platform management solution for Xilinx SoC products.
  • Expertise on C/C , Embedded systems and Linux kernel/driver development for multi-processor heterogeneous systems
  • Experience of Linux heterogeneous memory management, multi-processor synchronization and communication
  • Experience with Linux and baremetal driver development for embedded products.

Job Posting: Mar 13, 2018, 11:51:06 AM

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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