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Staff Embedded Systems Software Engineer

San Jose, CA
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Job Title: Staff Embedded Systems Software Engineer 155545

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!

Xilinx is looking for an innovative and talented Staff Embedded Software Engineer  to work on exciting opportunities in the Systems Software team at the Xilinx headquarters in San Jose. You will be involved in developing Linux solutions, work with open source virtualization solutions (Containers, VMs, and processor virtual platforms (QEMU)) to support Xilinx Multi-processor environment. In this capacity, you will be directly involved in the productization of these embedded software solutions for current and next-generation silicon products, working with a global team of engineers. You will work across all aspects of system software development, upstreaming, test & verification and integration of embedded software running on our SoCs.


The ideal candidate will have expertise in one or more of the following:
  • C / C programming
  • Prior experience delivering on Linux kernel, System Software or
  • Embedded software
  • Have worked with processor virtual platforms (e.g. QEMU) previously
  • Multi-processor environment & deep processor architecture experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with Containers, Virtual Machines
  • Knowledge of Virtualization Technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, OCI)
  • Understanding and experience with Hypervisors (Xen, KVM)
  • Intrinsic knowledge about Open Source Linux kernel development & Linux internals
  • Previous experience with developing embedded software solutions
  • Experience with using GIT
In addition, the ideal candidate will have good oral and written communication skills, be a team player, be willing to take on new challenges, have an open mind and be willing to contribute to the success of every project.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science,  Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineer; MS Degree preferred
  • 6 years' experience developing Linux kernel, System Software or Embedded software

Job Posting: Jul 11, 2018, 1:54:28 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.


Posted: 2018-10-18 Expires: 2018-11-17

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