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Xilinx Overview

San Jose, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (XLNX)
Computer Hardware & Software
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Xilinx is the leading provider of All Programmable technology. 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 ... 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?


Become Part of Our Transformation

If you want to be empowered, then Xilinx is the right place for you. When you join our team you will be in a collaborative and inspiring environment with opportunities to grow your skills, realize a fulfilling career and have fun!

We are the world’s leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs and 3D ICs, enabling the next generation of smarter, connected, and differentiated systems and networks. Our employees are:

  • Inventing and integrating all forms of programmable technologies.
  • Adding new forms of intelligence to next generation smarter systems.
  • Broadening our user base beyond traditional FPGA engineers to software and systems engineers.

Explore career opportunities today at xilinx.com/jobs.


Pride in Leadership and a Passion for Excellence

Our engineers work on IC design, IP development, software development as well as systems and applications development. We are driven, collaborative, and out-of-the-box thinkers who thrive in solving difficult challenges and delighting our customers.

Whether you’re an intern, entry level or experienced professional, we offer exciting opportunities in a variety of business and technical disciplines across the world. In every organization, at every office, you’ll discover passionate employees.

"Xilinx is an industry-leading company with fantastic values, ambition and will to succeed. The management team encourages employee empowerment and accountability. There is also a strong focus on personal growth and development."

Ciaran Stewart – Business Operations Manager, Global Sales and Markets, San Jose, CA 

"Xilinx has a friendly and approachable team culture that has helped me to easily adapt and carry out my responsibilities smoothly. Management constantly leads professional and industry development."

Siow Chek Tan – Staff Packaging Engineer, FPGA Package Development, Taiwan

"Creativity is boundless at Xilinx. I am blessed with talented and diverse colleagues, which inspires me to challenge the unknown and think outside of the box. I strongly believe that this is the place where I am going to grow."

Gaik Ni Lim – Program Manager, Business Operations, Singapore

Explore career opportunities today at xilinx.com/jobs.


Passionate Employees Can Inspire Entire Communities

As the recipient of many community awards, we are proud to define the standard for impacting our global community through local engagement.

Xilinx employees have opportunities to participate and contribute in giving back throughout the year. We strongly support participation in company sponsored global projects focused around our key pillars - education, community and social services, health and the arts. 

Recent activities include:

  • Annual Global Day of Giving
  • Xilinx Educational Ecosystem
  • Tutoring for coding and other technical topics in Ireland and San Jose
  • Teaching English, Math, and Science in Hyderabad, India
  • STEAM Bootcamp for Middle School Students in San Jose

Learn more about community engagement at Xilinx.


Picture Yourself at Xilinx

Are you ready to launch your career in an innovative and collaborative environment? Then Xilinx is the right place for you. We recruit Interns and entry level professionals from around the world. You will be empowered with meaningful projects and activities that provide opportunities for you to:

  • Learn fast and push outside your comfort zone with practical projects that contribute to our success.
  • Kick-start your peer and professional network with work that demands cross-functional collaboration.
  • Grow your skills and gain early leadership experience.
  • Get involved with your community.

We will empower you and provide a supportive environment with events and activities that help you to be successful. Visit our website jobs.xilinx.com to learn more. 

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Xilinx Photos

Xilinx photo of: Xilinx HQ: Our San Jose headquarter offices located at 2100 Logic Drive in San Jose California
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Xilinx Interviews



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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Xilinx.


    ! telephonic followed by onsite. Asked about the digital logic design, my projects at college.
    i had 4 rounds of onsite interview. 2 rounds on digital logic design, one on programming and last one was managerial round

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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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