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Senior Hardware RF Engineer

San Jose, CA
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Job Title: Senior Hardware RF Engineer 155295

Primary Location United States-California-San Jose
Job: Hardware Engineering
Schedule: Full-time

Xilinx develops highly flexible and adaptive processing platforms that enable rapid innovation across a variety of technologies - from the endpoint to the edge to the cloud. Xilinx is the inventor of the FPGA, hardware programmable SoCs and the ACAP (Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform), designed to deliver the most dynamic processor technology in the industry and enable the adaptable, intelligent and connected world of the future in a multitude of markets including Data Center (Compute, Storage and Networking); Wireless/5G and Wired Communications; Automotive/ADAS; Emulation & Prototyping; Aerospace & Defense; Industrial Scientific & Medical, and others. Xilinx's core strengths simultaneously address major industry trends including the explosion of data, heterogeneous computing after Moore's Law, and the dawn of artificial intelligence (AI).

Our global team is growing and we are looking for bold, collaborative and creative people to help us lead the industry transformation to build an adaptable intelligent world. We believe that by embracing diverse ideas, striving for excellence in all that we do, and working together as a unified team, we can accomplish anything. Come do your best work and live your best life as part of the ONEXILINX team! 


We are looking for a talented, self-driven and motivated highly talented Senior RF engineer with a strong experience in design of analog/RF/high speed digital design boards to join the Board Development team in San Jose, Head office.  You will be involved in the design of high performance, complex boards for some of the most advanced applications in 5G Wireless/IoT/AI/Machine Learning. You will have an opportunity to work in a positive environment where individual development goals are aligned with organizational goals in developing products for some of the life changing and futuristic applications. 



  • Responsible for HW design of board products using Xilinx RFSoC/MPSoC/FPGAs and other devices
  • Responsible for providing the design guidelines for the layout engineers for the RF circuits, ADC/DACs and mixed signal circuits
  • Responsible for all aspects of board design and documentation of designs


Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering; MSEE in Microwave/RF engineering preferred

Years of Experience


  • 10 years of HW design experience in Analog, RF, Mixed signal circuits
  • Excellent experience in characterizing and testing RF circuits, high speed analog circuits, ADC/DACs working in multi GHz region
  • Expertise in noise isolation techniques for RF/Analog/Mixed signal boards containing RF circuits, ADC/DACs running at 6 GHz, along with multi DDR4 buses
  • Very good hands-on knowledge of Cadence Allegro design entry and OrCAD tools
  • Excellent experience in bringup testing and design validation testing of RFSOC, MPSOC boards:
  • Excellent experience in usage of high speed oscilloscopes, VNA, TDR, Spectrum Analyzers and other lab instruments
  • Excellent analytical and debug skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Job Posting: May 6, 2018, 12:06:52 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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