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Design Engineer - Data Centre Acceleration

Edinburgh, Great Britain & Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Aug 29, 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.

Xilinx Edinburgh is adding to its design team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an engineer with a passion for hardware design on FPGAs or other architectures to join a team with access to world-class infrastructure.

You'll work in a recently established data centre team.  Responsibilities include development of accelerators and libraries on Xilinx Alveo platforms, both working on the applications themselves and on enhancements to the platforms to enable our customer solutions both on their own premises and in the cloud.

This is an opportunity to work with leading-edge technologies such as Vivado HLS, Ultrascale+ and Versal silicon, and Alveo accelerator cards for the data centre.

Education Requirements


- Degree or better in Electronic Engineering, Computer science, or related subject

Skills and Experience:

- Experience with Verilog and/or RTL design

- Experience in C, C++ or OpenCL (beneficial)

- Experience in other areas of heterogenous computing would be an advantage.

- Familiarity with data center accelerators would be an advantage (for example machine learning, financial modeling, etc).

- Familiarity with Xilinx tools would be an advantage.

Years of Experience
Four years or more in a related field.
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