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Heterogeneous Multicore Simulation Expert

San Jose, CA
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Job Title: Heterogeneous Multicore Simulation Expert 154569

Primary Location United States-California-San Jose
Job: Software Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Xilinx is the leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs and 3DICs. Xilinx's all-programmable devices are designed into tens of thousands of products that improve the quality of the everyday lives of billions of people worldwide. For over 30 years, Xilinx has been behind some of the greatest advancements in technology and science - from the industry's first fabless semiconductor model to the NASA Curiosity Mars Rover, to today's autonomous vehicles and hyperscale data centers. Xilinx uniquely enables applications that are both software-defined, yet hardware optimized - enabling smart, connected and differentiated applications across technology's biggest megatrends, including Machine Learning, 5G Wireless, Embedded Vision, Industrial IoT and Cloud Computing and more.
Xilinx is looking for a world-class senior Systems Engineer to help us build the next-generation, parallel programming environment for current and future Xilinx FPGA devices. You will be working in a team responsible for building production quality compilers, simulators, debuggers and performance analysis tools to support heterogeneous systems consisting of multi-core processors and FPGA fabric.
As a senior member of the team, you will be responsible for design and implementation of parts of a heterogeneous, multi-core SystemC simulator. You will get a chance to tackle cutting-edge, interesting and challenging problems working on simulators for heterogeneous multicore systems.
If you are a passionate, innovative and an out-of-the-box thinker that enjoys challenging projects, Xilinx is the right place for you. Our global team is growing and we are looking for bold, collaborative, and creative people to help deliver groundbreaking technologies that enable our customers to differentiate.
Job requirements
  • BS/MS (PhD preferred) in CS/EE with a minimum of 10 year experience in parallel programming/simulation environments.
  • Extensive experience with various aspects of implementing simulators for parallel and heterogeneous architectures. Good understanding of parallel programming models.
  • Experience in implementing many of the following in production simulators:
    • Instruction-set and pipeline simulation, memory hierarchy modeling. Experience with ARM-based SoC is a plus.
    • Event-driven and cycle-based simulation, compiled simulation.
    • SystemC development experience.
  • Solid understanding of machine architectures and micro-architectural performance considerations.
  • Knowledge of SystemC 2.0 language, TLM, architecture modeling using SystemC and SystemC-RTL co-simulation a plus.
  • Demonstrated C/C /SystemC programming skills with production system software.
  • Leads and mentors other engineers.
  • Must be a hands-on person who takes initiative and does whatever is necessary to make a project successful.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work with cross-functional and geographically distributed teams.
  • Team player with ability to work across a diverse team. #ik


Education Requirements

BS/MS (PhD preferred) in CS/EE

Years of Experience

A minimum of 10 year experience in parallel programming/simulation environments

Job Posting: Dec 19, 2017, 3:47:44 PM

Xilinx is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Applicants and employees are treated throughout the employment process without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender Identity or sexual orientation. The self-identification information requested is not gathered for employment decisions. It is used only for compliance with US Federal laws. Your responses are strictly voluntary, and any information provided will remain confidential. If you choose not to "self-identify", you will not be subject to any adverse treatment.


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