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DSP Specialist FAE

Marriottsville, MD, United States
Jun 11, 2019


Job Description


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!

The Xilinx DSP FAE will be responsible for Xilinx design customers within North America.  Some travel is required.  The preferred location for the applicant is along the Eastern portion of the U.S., and the applicant should have access to an airport within a reasonable distance.  The Specialist FAE is responsible for DSP related technical interaction with Xilinx customers and Xilinx factory experts to maximize Xilinx presence in our customers systems. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide deep technical expertise for diverse applications such as RADAR, EW, communications, motor control, etc.
  • Provide deep technical support and training to customers in their selection and use of Xilinx DSP development tools, silicon and IP products that ensure success

·         Examples include AI Engines, Sysgen, SDSoC, HLS, Model Composer, etc. 

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance that focuses on design win strategies for key customer opportunities
  • Analyze customer needs, and compare and contrast Xilinx and competitive solutions in order to maximize the customers' use of Xilinx products
  • Collaborate with field and factory resources to develop and deliver technical proposals to customer project managers, engineering managers, system architects and design engineers
  • Code and implement convincing proof of concept DSP designs to demonstrate efficient use of Xilinx technology and competitive advantages to secure design wins
  • Create new or using existing presentation and demonstration material to craft and deliver presentations and demos on Xilinx products, tools, and methodologies that align with customers’ needs
  • Provide regular feedback to Xilinx management and factory experts on the needs of the customer base

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of industry experience with DSP based architecture definition, design, and support (DSP within FPGA silicon design knowledge is a plus)
  • In depth knowledge of EDA tools for DSP designs - i.e Matlab, Simulink, etc.
  • In depth knowledge of DSP design – examples include polyphase signal processing techniques, FIR, FFT, DUC, DDC, DPD, CFR, matrix math, etc.
  • In depth knowledge of Xilinx tools is a plus - i.e. Vivado, Sysgen, SDK, etc.
  • Fundamental knowledge of VHDL or Verilog design for ASIC and FPGA is a plus
  • Experience with C or C++ required
    • TCL, OpenCL and/or Python experience is a plus
  • Fundamental knowledge of Machine Learning, DNN, CNN is a plus
  • Embedded processor knowledge is a plus
    • Technical knowledge of GPU and CPU architectures and tradeoffs
    • Understanding of both hardware and software development process for FPGA-based SoC
    • Familiar with ARM architecture, instruction set, and AXI specifications
  • Knowledge of RADAR, EW, or communications markets
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong presentations skills, and the ability to work with multiple groups
  • Willingness to learn, research, and engage in areas where applicant is not familiar 
  • We are open to any location in the greater Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland area.


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