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Senior Digital Design Engineer

Saggart, Ireland, Ireland
Jun 24, 2021


Job Description


This is an exciting opportunity to join the innovative and multi-award winning team that has developed the RF data converter sub-system, including direct-RF digital signal processing, around which Xilinx Zync® Ultrascale+™ RFSoC is built. As part of the Analog and Digital-RF design group you will be working on leading-edge digital communications developments in a complex mixed-signal environment using the latest 7nm and 16nm FinFET CMOS processes.

This senior role includes the design, implementation and verification of extensive digital signal processing to support both wired and wireless communications standards such as 5G telephony, LTE and WiFi as well as radar and other applications. Our multi-cultural team is based in our European design centres at Dublin and Cork in Ireland.

At Xilinx, we are leading the industry transformation to build an adaptable, intelligent world. ARE YOU bold, collaborative, and creative? We 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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If you are PASSIONATE, ADAPTABLE, and INNOVATIVE, Xilinx is the right place for you! At Xilinx, we care deeply about creating significant development experiences while building a strong sense of belonging and connection. We champion 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.


Qualifications - Internal

Job Requirements:

  • Extensive front-end design experience in a modern IC / ASIC design environment
  • Advanced knowledge of tools and design flows including RTL design, synthesis, CDC checking, STA, DFx, power estimation and optimization.
  • Good awareness of physical implementation constraints on design and design optimization
  • Good knowledge of modern digital verification techniques
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a collaborative multi-site interdisciplinary team

The following skills would be advantageous:

  • Experience in high speed wireless communications
  • Experience of Matlab / Octave algorithm development and modelling
  • System Verilog, constrained random verification, UVM.
  • Experience of designing on the analogue / digital boundary
  • Experience of power management techniques / UPF


  • Minimum education level/Experience: BS + 6 yrs, MS + 5 yrs, PhD + 3 yrs