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Staff Software Engineer

Belfast, Great Britain & Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Jul 14, 2021


Job Description


Xilinx Edinburgh is adding to its Data Center Software team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a software design engineer with a passion for algorithmic acceleration on FPGA or other architectures to join a team with access to world-class infrastructure and platforms to work on the next generation of accelerated applications and libraries.

We are recruiting for a fast learning, dynamic engineer with experience in architecting, designing and implementing software subsystems/libraries, preferably within a Linux environment.

You'll join a software team which has recently expanded its responsibilities into financial technology applications on Xilinx Alveo platforms, both working on the applications themselves and enhancements to the platforms to enable our customer solutions both on their own premises and in the cloud.

This position will offer a strong career path within a fast-paced environment where you will develop your skills working with Xilinx leading-edge technologies such as Vivado HLS, Ultrascale + and Versal silicon, and Alveo accelerator cards for the data centre.


  • Proven track record of embedded software system development from requirements, architecture, design, development and verification.
  • Expert in C/C++ programming languages.
  • Using multi-threaded and real-time SW Architectures.
  • Using a RTOS (Embedded Linux etc)
  • Knowledge of Embedded processors such as ARM
  • Experience with software development in a Linux and/or Windows environment 
  • Experience in Python and OpenCL would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of high-level synthesis in C, C++ or OpenCL would be beneficial.
  • Strong background in mathematics would be advantageous
  • Algorithmic implementation and FPGA experience would be beneficial.
  • Self-motivated and goal driven. Capable of working alone or as part of a team.  
  • Good oral and written communications. 


Qualifications Required

  • ·    Degree or better in Electronic Engineering, Computer science, or related subject 
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