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ML Specialist

Beijing, China, China
Aug 4, 2019


Job Description


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.

As AI/ML Specialist FAE, you will be a key member of the technical sales team in Greater China, acting as lead for AI/ML applications of our key customers.  An ideal candidate for this role will be an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual who wants to be on the cutting edge of AI/ML technologies and proactively engaged with customers in pre and post-sale activities on a daily basis.

  • Researches, evaluates, analyses and develops reference designs or proof-of-concept demos in order to articulate Xilinx advantages and present Xilinx AI/ML solutions.
  • Works closely with Xilinx sales and FAEs to drive design wins.

  • Builds deep relationship with customers’ key technical stakeholders and serves a Trusted Adviser on key customer projects.

  • Provides customer technical requirement/feedback to Xilinx marketing and product development teams and collaborate with factory experts, field support and 3rd parties to integrate and deploy system level solutions, including both software and hardware.

  • Evangelizes and articulates Xilinx solutions for AI/ML applications through technical seminars, presentations and demonstrations.

  • As needed, AI/ML specialist also conducts internal and external trainings, and establish technical cooperation with external partners.

  • As a senior level position, the AI/ML specialist is a highly motivated self-starter and requires little day-to-day supervision.


  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent with 7+ years of experience
  • Strong in AI knowledge, such as frameworks, models/algorithms and training/inference solutions/applications
  • Solid hands-on and AI project development/support experience, such as Xilinx DNNDK/DPU, Xilinx ML-suite, or 3rd party solutions
  • Expert in C/C++ and Python programming, other language a plus, such as OpenCL, Verilog/VHDL, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge and industry working experience in one or more of the AI applications, such as surveilance, ADAS/AD, robotics, etc.

  • Familiar with relevant designs and algorithms in one or more of the above areas and be able to implement efficient computing strategies using both software and underlying hardware characteristics

  • Ability to analyze, partition and develop complex systems in software or hardware; experience with software development tools and methodologies in developing system level solution on CPU, GPGPU, DSP or FPGA platforms would be a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong presentations skills, and the ability to work with multiple groups, experience working with customers in a pre-sale process a plus

  • Requires travel



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