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Xilinx: Staff Software Engineer


This is a Contract position in San Jose, CA posted January 4, 2021.

DescriptionAt Xilinx, we are leading the industry transformation to build an adaptable, intelligent world.

ARE YOU bold, collaborative, and creative?

We develop leaders and innovators who want to revolutionize the world of technology.

We believe that by embracing diverse ideas, pushing boundaries, and working together as ONEXILINX, anything is possible.Our culture of innovation began with the invention of the Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), and with the 2018 introduction of our Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP), has made a quantum leap in capability, solidifying our role as the adaptable platform supplier of choice.

From the beginning, we have always believed in providing inventors with products and platforms that are infinitely adaptable.

From self-driving cars, to world-record genome processing, to AI and big data, to the world’s first 5G networks, we empower the world’s builders and visionaries whose ideas solve every day problems and improve people’s lives.If you are PASSIONATE, ADAPTABLE, and INNOVATIVE, Xilinx is the right place for you At Xilinx, we care deeply about creating significant development experiences while building a strong sense of belonging and connection.

We champion an environment of empowered learning, wellness, community engagement, and recognition, so you can focus on work that matters world class technology that improves the way we live and work.

We are ONEXILINX.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Architecture: Contributing to the architecture and design of the overall platform and power management solutionSafety & Security: Responsible for all the phases of functional-safety (FuSa) & secure software development, from requirement gathering, analysis, design, development, testing, documentation and final release to customersSoftware: Developing Bare Metal and/or Linux based drivers/libraries for power management, clock management, reset management, other subsystem and board management functionalities for Xilinx SOCs.Open-source: Upstream the Linux solutions developed for platform/power managementCollaboration: Involved in cross function team interaction (across timezones) and engagement with various key players and stakeholders in the organization, to identify problems and create solutionsCustomer obsession: Responsible for working with customers and internal support teams for resolving critical customer escalations on need basis.Continuous learning: Willingness to learn skills, tools and methods to advance the quality, consistency, and timeliness of Xilinx software products.Ownership: Work with management team on project planning activities – creating project plans/schedule, risk analysis and mitigation, etc.

for the projects you are working on.

Provide clear and timely communication related to status and other key aspects of the project to leadership team.Qualifications:BS with 8 years of related experience or MS with 6 years of related experience or PhD with 3 years of related experience in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or related equivalent.Expertise on C programming languageExperience working with ARM SoCs and Embedded systemsExperience working in Linux kernel/driver development device tree, clocking, pin control, resets, suspend-resume, interrupt handling, threading, memory management, synchronization and communicationExperience working on baremetal/RTOS development with eye towards memory footprint, determinism, functional safety and security.Expertise working with different development tools, debug and validation tools, version control tools, open source test benches.

Examples: linux command line, linux distributions and package management, shell programming, vim/emacs, yocto, make, cmake, git, gdb, jtag, pytest.Strongly prefer hands-on experience working on power & thermal management solutions & heterogeneous system platform management.

Familiarity with FPGA programming and hardware-software co-design is nice-to-have