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Xilinx Overview

San Jose, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1984
Company - Public (XLNX)
Computer Hardware & Software
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
BUILDING THE ADAPTABLE, INTELLIGENT WORLD

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 ... Read more

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  • Registration is now open for the Xilinx PYNQ Hackathon in Longmont, Colorado!

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Xilinx – Why Work For Us?


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 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.

We are growing and innovating every day to help our customers differentiate across technology’s biggest megatrends, including Data Centers, Machine Learning, 5G Wireless, Embedded Vision, Industrial IoT and Cloud Computing.

Explore career opportunities today at xilinx.com/jobs.

ONEXILINX images - giving back and having fun!

If you are passionate, innovative and an out-of-the-box thinker that enjoys challenging projects, Xilinx is the right place for you. Our global team is built from bold, collaborative and creative people helping to deliver groundbreaking technologies that enable our customers to change the world. We do our best work and live our best life through collaboration, wellness, learning and giving back to our communities. Together, we are ONEXILINX.

  • Wellness: Do your best work and live your best life.
  • Community: We give globally and act locally.
  • Learning: Your Path. Your Future. Your Way.
  • Leadership: We make extraordinary things possible and change the way people live and work.

Learn more about ONEXILINX. 

#XILINXGIVES

Xilinx is committed to fostering a culture of giving that makes a positive difference to our local communities. Our employees volunteer their time, knowledge and talent to projects and organizations they are passionate about to make a lasting impact globally.

We give globally and act locally to make a difference in communities where our employees work, live and play.

Explore our #XILINXGIVES efforts. 

Next Generation Innovators

Our University Recruiting program is an important component of our talent strategy. It is designed to offer Interns, Co-ops and Entry Level Professionals (ELPs) a meaningful work experience and to foster onboarding for those entering their new career that is related to their degree or field of study.

We provide a global environment where our interns make an impact with real projects. Our interns interact with executives, volunteer, grow professional skills and participate in social events. Opportunities are available globally.

We support new career transitions for recent BA/S, Masters, MBA or Ph.D. grad within a year of graduation. Our global ELP program provides resources and social events that foster positive onboarding, networking and professional development experiences.

Check out internship and job listings here

The Xilinx University Program (XUP)

The Xilinx University Program (XUP) enables the use of Xilinx FPGA and Zynq SoC tools and technologies for academic teaching and research.

Benefits for students:

  • Explore design alternatives with free Vivado/ISE WebPACK software
  • Model and implement digital designs with Xilinx FPGAs using the Vivado or ISE tools
  • Access documentation, design examples, and on-demand videos
  • Join technical forums and share your experience

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The Diversity of the Xilinx team

Diversity and Inclusion are Important to Us

At Xilinx, inclusion is about creating an environment where people feel heard and connecting each employee to the organization by encouraging collaboration, flexibility and   fairness. It is also about embracing diversity throughout the organization by leveraging diversity of thought, background and experience, we encourage and empower all individuals to contribute to their full potential.Innovation at Xilinx relies on the sharing of ideas openly, embracing diversity of thought and engaging different perspectives. Having greater diversity affords us more opportunities to think differently and impact the way we live and work. Our people represent the culture and community of ONEXILINX. Our diversity is our strength. Bring your unique perspective and become part of the ONEXILINX team.

Women at Xilinx

We are committed to the development and growth of women in leadership and technology positions at Xilinx. Development opportunities are provided through the Xilinx women’s   development program with our strategic partner, Watermark for Women. Watermark is a Bay Area-based non-profit organization that creates content and opportunities that help women accelerate their careers and tap into the power of networking with women executives. Xilinx women have been recognized over the years with the Tribute to Women in Industry (TWIN) award sponsored by the YWCA Silicon Valley. This award honors outstanding executive women for their achievements while also recognizing their employers for   promoting women to executive level positions. 

Technology for People with Disabilities

Our technology is forward thinking and we consider accessibility in our designs. The following are examples of how we are influencing technology today to help people with disabilities to realize their full potential:

Veterans

We believe that a veteran’s perspective, leadership skills, laser focus and ability to collaborate is   invaluable. We are honored to employ veterans as an integral part of our workforce. We have veterans represented across divisions from executives to individual contributors. Join our Veteran community at Xilinx today.

Learn more about what Diversity & Inclusion means to us.
 

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Xilinx Photos

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Xilinx Interviews

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    • Questions about moore and mealy state machines, setup and hold time violations   Answer Question
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Xilinx Awards & Accolades

  • Ireland Community Foundations Corporate Philanthropist of the Year, Ireland Community Foundation, 2016
  • Innovation Awards for SDNet and SDAccel Development Environments, Lightwave, 2015
  • Excellence Awards(EDA/Development Tools Product of the Year – Vivado Design Suite and Digital Processor/DSP/FPGA Product of the Year – 20nm UltraScale), China Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards, 2014
  • Innovation Awards: Top 10 Most Influential Technologies for the Future and Best Product, Programmable Devices, EDN China, 2014
  • Electron d'Or : Best Programmable Logic Product, ElectroniqueS magazine, 2014
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