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IC Design Engineer

San Jose, CA
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Job Title: IC Design Engineer 154958

Primary Location United States-California-San Jose
Job: Design 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.


We are looking for engineer to design custom and semi-custom digital integrated circuits blocks for Xilinx's next generation FPGAs on industry leading CMOS technologies. This individual will participate in architecture definition, block specification, and floor planning. Evaluate future product requirements for power, performance and area. Design custom and semi-custom circuits for area, performance and power. Perform analog and digital simulation, static timing analysis, and silicon and electrical rule verification.

  • Logical and physical optimization of custom digital circuits in a Digital Signal Processing (DSP) block. 
  • Implement and review physical design constraints for automated place and route design flows. 
  • Simulations to characterize performance and power at cell, critical path, and block-level designs. 
  • Run circuit-level checks for electrical characterization. 
  • Support for timing and power modeling based on hardware design. 
  • Support for post-silicon validation through functional simulation and pre-silicon benchmarking for performance and power.



  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Knowledge in VLSI design, design automation, IC design
  • Knowledge of floor planning, synthesis, place & route and static timing analysis
  • Knowledge of ADDER multiplier, arithmetic circuits preferred
  • Knowledge of Cadence SPICE, IC compiler  preferred
  • DSP knowledge preferred
  • Self-motivated team worker, good verbal and written communication skills



Job Posting: Mar 19, 2018, 6:36:22 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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