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Senior Staff Design Engineer

Shanghai Shi, China, China
Jan 3, 2022


Job Description


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.

Xilinx is a US federal government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination or have an approved accommodation by December 8, 2021.


As a member of the Data Center custom solutions engineering team, you will use your expertise in FPGA design and data center-related domain knowledge to deliver customized and optimized solutions to our key customers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Define FPGA solution architecture for optimized implementations
  • FPGA design and IP solutions development
  • Implement FPGA based designs
  • Simulation and design verification at block and system level
  • Develop embedded firmware for various transceivers product families
  • Work with internal teams to create IP solution, debug features associated with physical layer functionalities
  • Provide customer support and field debugging as required



  • BS with 12+ years of exp or MS with 8+ years of exp in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or related equivalent
  • FPGA design and debug experience
  • C/C++ for embedded system development
  • Knowledge of physical layer specifications in IEEE 802.3 and PCIe
  • Programming experience in Python or Perl scripting languages
  • Hands-on experience with various lab equipment for silicon bring-up and validation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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