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Senior HLS Compiler Engineer (m/f/d)

Cologne, Germany, Germany
Jan 18, 2022


Job Description


Xilinx is looking for a passionate and experienced Senior HLS Compiler Engineer (f/m/d), to join our engineering team in Cologne building the next generation of HLS optimizers. These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast and working on ambitious new initiatives. 

Your role: 

  • You will contribute to various tools in charge of performing code analysis, code instrumentation, dynamic profiling, dependency analysis, IR optimization, and FPGA performance estimation. 
  • You will be responsible for the design, development and maintenance of tools & libraries used in our products and development lifecycle. 
  • You will be part of the development teams, writing functional, efficient and tested C++ code to enhance our products. We take code quality seriously. 
  • You will be working in an agile environment open to modern tools and processes

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 excellent C++ and Python development and testing skills 
  • Ideally, you have relevant industry experience in multicore architectures and parallel programming, FPGAs, or High-level synthesis 
  • Ideally, you are fluent in modern C++ (C++17 and beyond) 
  • 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 
Refer to the Talent Network

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