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Technical Marketing Engineer: Serdes, Signal Integrity & Boards

Ottawa, Canada, Canada
Jan 12, 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.

The successful candidate will focus on state-of-the-art transceiver definition and development. This highly visible position will influence the world's next generation of FPGAs. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with a cross-functional marketing team to plan and execute on our next generation Serdes technology.
  • Create collateral to train the field sales organization with respect to new features and capabilities for our transceiver-based solutions.  This includes board design requirements, signal and power integrity considerations and state of the are high speed design practices. 
  • Verifying IC design's transceiver-based solutions against customer requirements. 
  • Develop marketing collateral such as application notes and white papers showcasing Xilinx's advanced technology.
  • Communicate marketing initiatives within the organization, including executive teams


Key Qualifications:

Experience working on high-speed SerDes post-silicon verification: characterization tests, debug and analysis.

• Hands-on experience with actual product package/board design, high speed serial channel and connector modelling/simulation;

• Jitter / Eye diagram measurement and analysis;

• Familiar with high speed SerDes structure and features;

• Experience of IBIS-AMI simulation;

• SI/ PI and 3D modeling Tools: ADS, Hspice, Hyperlynx, Sisoft QCD, and HFSS

• Instruments: Digital Communications Analyzers, Realtime Oscilloscope, VNA, and TDR;

• Familiar with protocols and standards such as IEEE 802.3, OIE CEI, PCIe Gen 4/5 and etc.;

• Solid knowledge on transmission line theory, reflections, crosstalk, SSN, ISI and jitter analysis.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.

MSEE or PhD is preferred.

Years of Experience

At least 8+ years of industry experience.


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.


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