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Software Engineer - Documentation Portal

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Job Title: Software Engineer - Documentation Portal 155470

Primary Location United States-Colorado-Longmont
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!


Xilinx is looking for a software engineer who is passionate about user experience to own the development and maintenance of documentation portal tools, including Xilinx Documentation Navigator. These tools provide users access to Xilinx technical user documentation as well as search and navigation within that documentation. This position is part of the Technical Documentation and Localization group, and it offers opportunities for creativity, ownership, and innovation as well as opportunities to significantly impact the Xilinx user experience. Successful candidates will be independent, motivated, and focused on user experience. Cross-functional collaboration and communication skills are key competencies. The ability to translate business needs into technical requirements and user-friendly tools is essential.



This position is responsible for all the phases of software development, including requirements gathering, analysis, design, development, testing, and final release to customers.

  • Design, develop, test, and maintain standalone Xilinx Documentation Navigator desktop application, which facilitates documentation navigation, access, and search.
  • Work with cross-functional colleagues to identify user improvements in documentation navigation, access, and search in standalone and web-based environments.
  • Create innovative, user-friendly solutions to user documentation access challenges.
  • Provide clear and timely communication related to status and other key aspects of the project to leadership and cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Work with management team on project planning– creating project plans/schedule, risk analysis and mitigation, etc.



  • Experience delivering C applications in Windows and Linux.
  • Experience with GUI development using a graphical toolkit.
  • Desired: Experience with Qt development framework including QtWebKit
  • Experience with full-stack web development leveraging technologies such as J2EE, Web Services, HTML, Bootstrap, JSON, AJAX, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, XML, and SQL/Oracle DB.
  • Desired: Experience with web content management system & search tools (Adobe Experience Management, Coveo Search).
  • Desired: Data analytics
  • Strong decision-making skills and judgment.
  • Hands-on, self-starter who makes and follows through on commitments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.





  • BS in CS/CE 9 years of software development experience.

Job Posting: Jun 12, 2018, 12:21:37 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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