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Solution Architect

San Jose, CA, United States
Oct 22, 2019


Job Description


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Solution  Architect  (Si packaging and board bring-up)

 The job is in the hardware platform group of Xilinx.  The key role is central to the definition, development and productization of board level solution architectures built around Xilinx ACAP IP and system software.


Scope of work:

Work with product planning and product marketing in defining the ACAP solution features and feasibility on the evaluation board


  • Work with silicon and IP team in defining the validation enablement for all IP blocks of the ACAP product portfolio
  • Work with board engineering team in ensuring successful implementation of system architecture, solution features and test capability on the hardware platform
  • Work with system software and Vivado tool team in planning system controller hardware, operation systems, software drivers and tool features for the on-time board bring-up, debug and validations
  • Work with sales and marketing teams in engaging with key customer accounts


This role will own the board level product architecture specification

  • You will bring deep understanding of hardware and software architecture for HPC, AIE, machine learning, NIC implementation, memory, RFSoC and high speed serdes
  • You will use your experience to drive Silicon ACAP architecture to fulfil the target performance of the next generation of hardware platform
  • You will define the architecture and design topology of evaluation board to have a successful enablement and wide acceptance in different system level
  • You will establish architecture metric of the performances vs cost
  • You will develop roadmap to link Si and Packaging roadmap with next generations of customer hardware platform









- BS with12+ years of exp or MS with 8+ years of exp or PhD with 5+ years of exp in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related equivalent  

- Must have relevant software and solution experience in the design, development and productization of board level products in the wired/wireless, datacenter, and HPC industry


- Must have experience interacting with high volume CMs


- Must have experience in technical leadership and mentoring of design teams

































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