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Senior EDA Software Engineer

San Jose, CA
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Job Title: Senior EDA Software Engineer 154245

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. 


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. Come do your best work and live your best life through collaboration, wellness and giving back to your community as a member of the ONEXILINX team.


Xilinx is the world’s leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. We are looking for a talented, self-driven and motivated software engineer to be part of the Xilinx FPGA Implementation Software (FIS) Team.


The device power team is responsible for developing power estimation models and tools for all programmable devices at Xilinx. We are looking for a strong software developer with a keen interest in system architectures to be part of this team that is bringing new revolutionary technologies to Xilinx software suite.




  • Developing power estimation models
  • Developing software (EDA) tools for power calculation
  • Invent methodologies for power prediction - for all programmable devices developed at Xilinx #ik #hot



  • Bachelor’s Degree Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering; MS Preferred
  • 2 years’ experience with EDA product development
  • Understanding of power theory for analog and digital designs
  • Demonstrated C development experience 
  • Experience with scripting e.g. Perl, TCL, Python 
  • Possess excellent communication skills 
  • Fast learner, early adopter to new technologies, curious and eager to make a difference
  • Experience with Excel VBA development; preferred

Job Posting: Oct 13, 2017, 8:46:18 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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