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Senior Software Architect (m/f/d)

Dresden, Germany, Germany
Feb 22, 2021


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.

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.

Xilinx delivers fully adaptive antenna technology 5G radio access networks to effectively address the growing demand for wireless capacity. Its platform enables mobile network infrastructure vendors to release the full potential of their RAN products through advanced features such as cell-splitting, 3D-beamforming, massive MIMO as well as RF power reduction. For the mobile network operator Xilinx technology enables dramatically increased site capacity, robustness, and availability as well as energy efficiency.


Job Description

  • Development of software architectures and implementation support for embedded software in the field of large scale antenna systems
  • Software requirement analysis and management
  • Creation and maintenance of software architectures and component interfaces based on modern methods
  • Close cooperation with system architecture and customers
  • Support and guidance for developer



  • University / University of applied sciences / University of cooperative education: Bachelor/Master degree in Electrical Engineering or Information Technology required
  • Main focus on Telecommunication Engineering desired


  • Sound knowl­edge in em­bed­ded soft­ware de­sign (C/C++ and Assem­bler)
  • Ex­pe­ri­ence with struc­tured and ob­ject ori­ent­ed soft­ware de­vel­op­ment meth­ods
  • Experience in software modulation tools, UML, (like Enterprise Architect), development tools (e.g. git, Jenkins) and documentation tools (e.g. latex, sphinx, doxygen)
  • Know how in linux environment/experiences with embedded linux (e.g. based on yocto)
  • Experience in high-level communication protocols (e.g. http, netconf) and low-level protocols (e.g. I2C, SPI)
  • Expertise in debugging and error analyzing in inhomogeneous communication systems

Additional Skills

  • Knowl­edge in the field of com­mu­ni­ca­tion pro­to­cols especially LTE
  • Team-oriented and self-dependent working style
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Extensive relevant industry experience is required

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