We have detected your current browser version is not the latest one. Xilinx.com uses the latest web technologies to bring you the best online experience possible. Please upgrade to a Xilinx.com supported browser:Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 11, Safari. Thank you!

Graduate Software Engineer

Edinburgh, Great Britain & Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Aug 10, 2018


Job Description


Graduate Software Developer - C++ - Xilinx Edinburgh, Scotland


Software engineers at Xilinx enable people to do amazing things with our All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. In our Edinburgh Software Team, we develop environments to help our customers assemble, configure and deploy complex systems of IP for use in Xilinx’s industry-leading devices.  


You will be a key member of a close knit team of software developers based in Edinburgh and collaborating with our colleagues around the world.  As Xilinx continues to raise the abstraction for easy to use systems and embedded software design, you will have a central role in ensuring the software keeps pace with this cutting edge environment.  You will be working in a culture with world-class build, test and development technologies alongside innovative and motivated people. You will be using the latest C++ standards and development environments and will actively participate in all aspects of the development lifecycle (requirements, architecture, design, coding and verification).




Xilinx develops highly flexible and adaptive processing platforms that enable rapid innovation across a variety of technologies - from the endpoint to the edge to the cloud. Xilinx is the inventor of the FPGA, hardware programmable SoCs and the ACAP (Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform), designed to deliver the most dynamic processor technology in the industry and enable the adaptable, intelligent and connected world of the future in a multitude of markets including Data Center (Compute, Storage and Networking); Wireless/5G and Wired Communications; Automotive/ADAS; Emulation & Prototyping; Aerospace & Defense; Industrial Scientific & Medical, and others. Xilinx's core strengths simultaneously address major industry trends including the explosion of data, heterogeneous computing after Moore's Law, and the dawn of artificial intelligence (AI).

Our global team is growing and we are looking for bold, collaborative and creative people to help us lead the industry transformation to build an adaptable intelligent world. We believe that by embracing diverse ideas, striving for excellence in all that we do, and working together as a unified team, we can accomplish anything. Come do your best work and live your best life as part of the ONEXILINX team!

Education Requirements

  • BSc in Computer Science or Electronic Engineering or related degree


  • Proficient in C++
  • 0 – 5 years C++ software development experience
  • Familiarity of Linux and / or Windows
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Tcl, Python
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • The successful candidate will be self-motivated, a fast learner and able to work in a fluid environment with complex requirements

Similar Jobs

Graduate Software Engineer

Edinburgh, Great Britain & Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Graduate Design Verification Engineer

Edinburgh, Great Britain & Northern Ireland, United Kingdom