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SR SOFTWARE ENGR 2 - Video Solutions

Hyderabad, India, India
Sep 10, 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.

This exciting position is in the Xilinx DCG Business group as the Video IP QA technical lead and provides an opportunity to demonstrate strong technical leadership in the Video solutions (Enc/Dec/ Transcoders) with next generation Video Codec IPs. Join us in providing innovative Video solutions as we embark on our journey in providing world class Video Applications targeted for DCG group for Xilinx All Programmable platforms


As a Senior Software Engineer 2, you will contribute and enable high-end Video solutions around HEVC, VP9, AV1, VVC etc. You will also contribute on envisaging end-to-end solutions involving encoders, decoders, scalar and ML component and creating test plan and test frameworks and automating the solutions for various customer needs. You will be contributing on all phases of Productization. Senior Design Engineer 2 are expected to participate in and lead all aspects of technical projects including: new product exploration working closely with Product marketing managers, partners and end customers.


This position requires the individual to be creative, team-oriented, with strong technical expertise, able to lead complex products and willing to directly work with customers.


 Essential Functions: 

A major part of your responsibility will be to take a technical lead in all phases of the productization cycle from use case analysis through implementation, prototyping, validation and support including: 

  • Evaluating various aspects of video use cases and identifying the gaps in the domain of Video Transcoding products.
  • Contribute to use case frameworks, usually within an established strategic direction
  • Evaluating and executing product development plans for video solutions, documentation, prototyping 
  • Working with stakeholders to develop comprehensive testing plans, test framework and requisite automation
  • Identifies problems well in advance and proposes solutions

- Strong oral and written communication skills are essential

- Ability to work collaboratively with other engineers and have strong influencing and leadership skills

- Demonstrated industry experience in Video product development / validation

- Good understanding and proven track record of developing leading edge video products around AV1, HEVC, VP9, H264, VP8, AVS1

- Experience in system level validation and debug

- Experience in Video firmware is a plus

- Experience with FPGA design and FPGA EDA flows a plus

- The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor and subject matter expert

- Ability to effectively communicate with customers about existing and new product directions and technology. 

- Individual must work effectively with Senior Technical Leads and Director level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties. 

- To be successful, this individual must demonstrate favorable results through strong technical expertise.

- Contributes, explicitly or by example, to the standards and processes used by Xilinx or product development.

- A minimum of 7 years of experience is required. 

- A Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics Engineering or Computer Science, a Master Degree, or a PhD; or equivalent experience is required. 

- Demonstrated ability to have completed multiple Video products. 


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