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Compiler Engineer (m/f/d)

Cologne, Germany, Germany
Jul 21, 2021


Job Description


Xilinx are looking for a passionate and experienced Compiler Engineer (f/m/d), to join our Engineering team, to help develop the next generation of heterogeneous software computing. These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast and working on ambitious new initiatives.

Your role:

  • You will be part of the feature development teams, writing functional, efficient and tested C++ code to enhance our products
  • You will be responsible for design, development and maintenance of tools & libraries used in our products and development lifecycle
  • You will drive innovative approaches to implement multi-objective optimization for hardware & software

At Xilinx, we are leading the industry transformation to build an adaptable, intelligent world. ARE YOU bold, collaborative, and creative? We 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 beginning, 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 improve people's lives.

If you are PASSIONATE, ADAPTABLE, and INNOVATIVE, Xilinx is the right place for you! At Xilinx, we care deeply about creating significant development experiences while building a strong sense of belonging and connection. We champion 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.



  • You have a degree in electrical engineering, computer science or a related field
  • You have min. 5 years of professional experience in developing compiler technology, ideally with CLANG and/or LLVM
  • You have a proven track record of bringing your code into production and maintaining it across the product lifecycle
  • You have strong C++ and Python development and testing skills
  • Ideally, you have relevant industry experience in multicore architectures and parallel programming, hardware description languages (Verilog and/or VHDL) and FPGAs
  • Ideally you are experienced and fluent in C++17 and/or C++20
  • You are fluent in English
  • You show ownership, flexibility and responsibility for your work and make things happen
  • You like to work independently, but at the same time communicate effectively with our team
  • You have passion for your work and the desire to continuously grow and develop your skills
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