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Design Engineer

Edinburgh, Great Britain & Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Jul 30, 2021


Job Description


Xilinx Edinburgh is adding to its Wireless Communication Design and Verification team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an Electronic Engineer with a passion for FPGA or ASIC development to join a team with access to world-class components and development infrastructure to work on all aspects of the FPGA development cycle. You'll be working in a well-established team responsible for the design and development of IP components and systems for use by the world’s leading wireless telecommunications companies.

The role involves developing components and systems for key wireless customers taking specifications from customer requirements and industry standards through planning, architecture design and development and product verification. Opportunities exist for engineers with different experience levels.

This is an opportunity to work on leading-edge technologies including Wireless products (5G MIMO signal processing, O-RAN, eCPRI, RF Data Converters, Ethernet) using Xilinx's latest Versal and UltraScale+ products including MPSoC and RFSoC devices. These applications are critical to our company and to our customer’s success.


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.

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 beginning, 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 improve people's lives.

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.



Degree in Electronic Engineering


Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of programmable logic (FPGAs, ASICs, CPLD, embedded processors or microcontrollers).
  • Experience of RTL design with Verilog, VHDL or SystemVerilog
  • Experience in DSP and wireless communication technology development
  • C or Python development for embedded systems (an advantage).
  • Knowledge of Matlab or Python modelling (an advantage)
  • Use of Tcl or other scripting languages to control Xilinx tools and/or other EDA tools (an advantage).
  • Familiarity with Xilinx Vivado and SDK as well as 3rd party logic simulators (an advantage).
  • Experience in design of high speed logic to the highest quality (an advantage).

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