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Transceiver System Characterization Engineer

San Jose, CA
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Job Title: Transceiver System Characterization Engineer 155194

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



The ATE Characterization group is looking for a Staff Engineer to characterize our world class transceivers.



  • Develops characterization and silicon validation plans for high speed transceivers
  • Defines methodologies for characterization and silicon validation of high speed serial systems
  • Characterizes high speed SERDES with automated flows
  • Analyzes data and creates characterization reports
  • Correlates pre-silicon results with silicon measurements
  • Drives direct and cross-functional teams to expand capability, productivity and effectiveness to deliver improvements in cost, quality and manufacturability



  • BSEE or related studies; MSEE preferred
  • 8 years of experience in product characterization or validation field
  • Experience in characterizing PLL, CDR, TX/RX analog front-end
  • Hands on experience in laboratory environment, using lab equipment such as logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, BERT scopes, function generators
  • Experience in transceiver electrical compliance testing
  • Experience in using automated methodologies to maximize use of equipment
  • Experience working with FPGA and/or SOC Architectures
  • Understanding of PCB schematic and layout
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and debugging skills
  • Skills: Verilog, Python, Perl, TCL
  • Hardware tools: Agilent Infiniium DCA-J 86100X oscilloscope, Agilent Technologies J-BERT, Spectrum analyzer, Function/Pulse generator


Job Posting: Apr 5, 2018, 9:45:32 AM

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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