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Senior Design Engineer

Edinburgh, Great Britain & Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Jun 26, 2019


Job Description


Senior Design Engineer

Xilinx Edinburgh is adding to its communications IP design team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an Electronic Engineer with a passion for implementation of DSP algorithms to join the Xilinx Digital Signal Processing design team.

You will have access to world-class development infrastructure and have a specific focus on developing IP for the AI Engines in Xilinx's latest Versal product range. The AI Engine array forms a powerful new type of processor, allowing very efficient implementation of many compute operations required in communications systems. You'll be working in a well-established team responsible for the design and development of communications IP components for use by the Xilinx's many customers.

At Xilinx, we are leading the industry transformation to build an adaptable, intelligent world. ARE YOU bold, collaborative, and creative? At Xilinx, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to revolutionize the world of technology. We believe that by embracing diverse ideas, pushing boundaries, and working together as ONEXILINX, anything is possible.

Our culture of innovation began with the invention of the Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), and with the 2018 introduction of our Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP), has made a quantum leap in capability, solidifying our role as the adaptable platform supplier of choice. From the start, we have always believed in providing inventors with products and platforms that are infinitely adaptable. From self-driving cars, to world-record genome processing, to AI and big data, to the world's first 5G networks, we empower the world's builders and visionaries whose ideas solve every day problems and enhance people's lives.

If you are PASSIONATE, ADAPTABLE, and INNOVATIVE, Xilinx is the right place for you! At Xilinx we care deeply about creating meaningful development experiences while building a strong sense of belonging and connection. We foster an environment of empowered learning, wellness, community engagement, and recognition, so you can focus on work that matters - world class technology that improves the way we live and work. We are ONEXILINX.


  •   Degree in Electronic Engineering or Computer Science

Skills and Experience

  • C or SystemC targeting Vector processing DSPs.
  • DSP and wireless communication technology development

  • RTL design (VHDL, Verilog or System Verilog)

  • Xilinx FPGAs

  • C, C++

  • Vivado

  • Simulation tools (Questa, Xilinx simulator, VCS, IES)

  • Strong digital design skills

Experience of the following would also be beneficial:

  • Analyzing and isolating RTL and test bench issues

  • Scripting languages such as Perl and TCL

  • Xilinx HLS

  • Use of FPGA development boards

  • Matlab/Octave

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