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Sr. ASIC/FPGA Verification Engineer

Ottawa, Canada, Canada
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.

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 is looking for a talented individual to join the Wired IP Solutions Group (WISG) in the position of Senior Design Engineer 2. The successful candidate will join our design Verification team developing ASIC and FPGA-based intellectual property (IP) to address the needs of state-of-the-art wired communications systems.


It is expected that the candidate will be experienced in SystemVerilog coding, and advanced verification methodologies such as constraint-random or UVM.. Working knowledge of RTL design and processes would be an asset, as would experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl and TCL. It would also be desirable for applicants to have experience with wired communications protocols such as Ethernet, OTN and Interlaken.



The successful candidate will have demonstrated their technical skill through prior experience delivering ASIC and/or FPGA solutions to the market, and leverage this experience to design and code innovative, high quality IP products.


In addition to strong technical abilities, the position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills that will be utilized for multi-location collaboration, developing test plans and testbench documentations. A desire to mentor and coach junior engineers would be a plus.




- BSEE minimum required

- +7 experience in ASIC/FPGA verification

- Extensive experience in designing and implementing testbenches, coverage closure techniques and regression management flows

- In depth knowledge of modern verification practices including System Verilog, UVM and assertion based test

- Experience and knowledge of communications standards (such as Ethernet, Flex Ethernet, OTN, Interlaken)

- Fluency in Verilog or System Verilog

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills



- Expertise in scripting languages such as Python, Perl and TCL

- Experience in C, C++

- Familiarity with Xilinx tools and flows