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Design Engineer

Edinburgh, Great Britain & Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
May 13, 2021


Job Description


Xilinx Edinburgh is adding to its design team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an Electronic Engineer or Embedded Software Engineer with a passion for FPGA development to join a team with access to world-class components and development infrastructure. You'll be working in a well-established team responsible for the design and development of products for use by the world’s leading technology companies.

The role will involve developing applications to run on Xilinx AI Engines. This would suit candidates with a strong interest in DSP applications and vector processors, who are very familiar with C++ coding and methodology.

This is an opportunity to work on leading-edge technologies including wireless products using Xilinx's latest Versal and UltraScale+ products, including MPSoC and RFSoC devices. These applications are critical to our company and to our customers’ 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 or Computer Science


Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of C++ object oriented design coding and methodology
  • Experience of programmable logic (FPGAs, ASICs, CPLD, embedded processors or microcontrollers)
  • Experience with DSP algorithms
  • Experience with vector processors (an advantage)
  • Experience of RTL design with Verilog, VHDL or SystemVerilog (an advantage)
  • Knowledge of Matlab or Python modelling (an advantage)
  • Familiarity with Xilinx development tools (an advantage).

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