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Applications Engineer - Cybersecurity and Functional Safety

Albuquerque, NM, United States
Sep 15, 2020


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.

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The Core Vertical Markets Engineering team is a fast paced and dynamic group with a charter to deliver high quality “go to market” collateral and solutions such as Reference Designs, IP, Application Notes and Documentation targeting Cybersecurity and Functional Safety applications across all markets.


We are looking for a candidate with good experience and strong skills in hardware/sofware design and development.   The target platform the candidate will work on includes the Zynq UltraScale+ SoC and state-of-the-art Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP).   Experience in Functional Safety and/or Cybersecurity is desired, but not required. 


Job Responsibilities:


  • Define market requirements for next generation platforms and solutions

  • Develop hardware and software components of reference design development with SoCs and ensure quality and on-time delivery

  • Work cross-functionally with marketing and other engineering groups to architect reference designs/framework solution that meets or exceed customer requirements

  • Work hands-on in developing hardware/software applications

  • Participate and resolve critical customer support cases

Develop and review critical customer facing documentation (User Guides, Application Notes, White Papers) to enhance user experience




Job Qualifications

  • Education and Years of Experience Requirements:
  • BS with 12+ years or MS with 8+ years or PhD with 5+ years with a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Experience in logic fundamentals and FPGA design
  • Use of simulation and verification techniques
       • Verilog/VHDL
       • Hands on experience with integration and test
       • Knowledge of ARM-based Embedded Systems
  • Experience in Linux Kernel and Driver development for Embedded Systems 
  • Experience in Linux and Bare Metal Application development 
  • One or more of the following
       • Knowledge of other Embedded OS such as RTOS
       • Knowledge of symmetric and asymmetric multi-processing systems and standards such as openAMP 
       • Knowledge of Embedded Hypervisors 
       • Knowledge of Trusted Execution Environment 
       • Knowledge of ARM Trustzone Technology
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral 
  • Team Player, Well Organized and Willingness to travel
  • Ability to work in fast paced and fun multitasking environment.
  • Experience in Functional Safety Applications (i.e. ISO26262, IEC61508 or DO-178/254) is desired, but not required
  • Experience in Security/Cybersecurity Applications is desired, but not required