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Product Security Architect (m/f/d)

Dresden, Germany, Germany
Aug 27, 2021


Job Description


Xilinx delivers fully adaptive antenna technology 5G radio access networks to effectively address the growing demand for wireless capacity. Its platform enables mobile network infrastructure vendors to release the full potential of their RAN products through advanced features such as cell-splitting, 3D-beamforming, massive MIMO as well as RF power reduction. For the mobile network operator Xilinx technology enables dramatically increased site capacity, robustness, and availability as well as energy efficiency.

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.

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  • Security requirement management for both, Software (features like secure boot or key generation/distribution) and Hardware (external interfaces, memory access protection).
  • Proactive process development – design for security: features, requirements, specifications, development and verification process
  • Reactive process development: Software vulnerability management, fault management process
  • Linking to other entity security domains/experts within Xilinx

Education Requirements

  • University / University of applied sciences / University of cooperative education: Master’s degree/PhD in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or Informatics required
  • Main focus on security engineering desired


  • Network security protocols and remote authentication (IPsec, MACsec, TLS)
  • Experience with PKI vendors
  • Experience in software license distribution and resilience
  • Understanding of FPGA hardware implementation and DSP firmware implementation

Additional Skills

  • Self-dependent and team-oriented working style
  • Understand complex use case scenarios (Hard- and Software)
  • 4+ years of hands-on ex­pe­ri­ence
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