This exciting position in the Xilinx IP Engineering group as the storage team u-architect and lead designer will provide the individual with an opportunity to demonstrate strong technical leadership in Xilinx next generation storage and data center IP solutions. Join us in providing innovative IP solutions as we embark on our journey in providing world class storage solutions running on Xilinx All Programmable FPGA platforms
As a Staff Engineer you will work as part of a team responsible for all phases of product development from definition to execution and Productization. Staff Design engineers are expected to participate in and lead all aspects of technical projects including: new product exploration, evaluating emerging technologies, working closely with Product marketing managers and end customers, u-Architecture development for individual IPs or IP subsystems, leading cross-functional IP teams from front-end development through Productization
This position requires the individual to be creative, team-oriented, technology savvy, able to u-architect and lead complex designs given a high level architecture and willing to directly work with customers on new product definition
Strong oral and written communication skills are essential
- Ability to work collaboratively with other engineers and have strong influencing and leadership skills
- Detailed understanding and proven track record of developing leading edge standard and proprietary high speed interfaces like PCIe, Ethernet
- Thorough understanding of system design aspects and its impact on performance and throughput
- Experience in bringing up system solutions with multiple components, SW, HW etc
- Experience in system level validation and debug of system solutions
- Familiarity with electrical challenges that come with high speed link design
- Detailed knowledge of PCIe and other storage protocols like (NVMe, SAS, NVMe-of) is a plus
- Detailed knowledge of Ethernet and networking protocols like RDMA, TCP etc is a plus
- Experience with high speed link designs above 10Gbps line rate is a plus
- The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor and subject matter expert
- Ability to effectively communicate with customers about existing and new product directions and technology.
- Individual must work effectively with Director and Senior Director level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties.
- To be successful, this individual must demonstrate favorable results through leadership and influencing multiple individuals and groups.
- Contributes, explicitly or by example, to the standards and processes used by Xilinx or product development.
Education and Experience
- A minimum of 8+years of experience is required.
- A Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, a Master Degree, or a PhD; or equivalent experience is required.
- Demonstrated ability to have completed multiple, complex technical projects.
- Demonstrated ability to provide technical advice, leadership, and direction to more junior engineers.