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Senior Field Applications Engineer

Beijing, China, China
Jul 31, 2019


Job Description


At Xilinx, we are leading the industry transformation to build an adaptable, intelligent world. ARE YOU bold, collaborative, and creative? At Xilinx, we hire and 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 start, 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 enhance people’s lives.


Data Centers and traditional CPU-centric computing are being disrupted to support a multitude of applications in the era of pervasive intelligence, data explosion and AI.  Xilinx adaptable platforms for compute, storage, and network acceleration deliver unprecedented benefits in performance, power-efficiency and operating costs from public clouds to on-premise data centers. Xilinx platforms serve as a catalyst for the rapid design and deployment of all the emerging architectures that will accelerate the modern data center.


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


This senior Field Application Engineer will be responsible for pre and post-sales support in Beijing, China supporting Xilinx Focus and channel accounts. Pre-sales tasks include winning designs using Xilinx devices, delivering technical presentations, demonstrating Xilinx's technologies and working closely with the sales team to drive design wins. Post-sales tasks include assisting customer with their designs, lab debug, training customers, design conversions, benchmarks, and working with marketing and factory to improve the overall experience. 



  • Align customer design requirements with our technology and assist with proposal development
  • Technical opportunity qualification
  • Technical solution creation (e.g. hardware/software demos, example designs)
  • Guide customers through their design process
  • Provide onsite support, and solving real time problems including software tool issues, HW lab debug, embedded system bring up.







  • 5 years' experience in embedded processing application. Proficiency working with embedded processors (ARM A9/A53 preferred),  operating systems (Linux preferred), coding and debugging boot code and drivers. 3 years of FPGA design or support experience. Experience in video/vision application is preferred
  • Able to work independently and excel in a collaborative environment

  • Solid communicator, fluent in both Chinese & English verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong customer communication skills

  • Capable of providing in-depth technical support, while handling difficult conversations in a professional, unemotional manner

  • Perform complex work involving a wide range of difficult problems. Exercise initiative, judgment and decision-making ability to select methods and techniques for obtaining solutions to these problems

  • Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions

  • Use skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices; resolves a wide range of issues using innovative way as well as practical method 

  • A passion for achieving challenging revenue target, design wins and market share goals

  • Bachelor Degree (MSEE preferred) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent




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