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System Architect 8/23/2016

Xilinx, Inc San Jose, CA

Company
Xilinx, Inc
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
152399
AJE Ref #
575958023
Location
San Jose, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
United States-California-San Jose
Job: Marketing
Primary Location: Full-time
Description:

The systems architect will be instrumental in driving the success of Xilinx's Pro Audio-Video and Broadcast segment (AVB). The right candidate will be responsible for the following broad level tasks:



1. Customer engagements

2. Product definition and application platform strategy

3. Thought leader promoting Xilinx's vision in AVB

4. Product marketing of Xilinx solutions

5. Ecosystem engagements for AVB



Applicants must be able to work in a fast paced team environment with the ability to influence across team boundaries to effect change within a large organization.



Specific duties include:



* Execution of business development and marketing strategies for AVB segment:

* Support sales in their account penetration plans

* Provide systems architecture and solutions support

* Lead technical response (architecture discussions) to customer RFQ's and RFP's

* Create application specific training content, system level design-in applications collateral and conduct training sessions

* Collect customer requirements to drive Xilinx roadmap

* Define prioritized design-win targets

* Be a part of the team that wins customer designs and generates revenue

* Establish a relationship with the appropriate customer stakeholders

* Product definition and application platform strategy:

* Drive system level product definition conversations with key customers

* Prioritize requirements that will drive Xilinx's video roadmap

* Drive feasibility assessments and recommend / review / approve new product definitions

* Thought leadership:

* Participation in industry conferences, workshops, panels, standards committees, etc.

* Promote Xilinx as a leader in the video and vision applications space

* Journal articles, application notes and white papers

* Product marketing:

* Articulate the value proposition of Xilinx solution to customers

* Possess the necessary soft-skills to establish a relationship with customers and with Xilinx-internal stakeholders

* Create very professional application specific collateral that can be immediately consumed by Xilinx sales and customers

* Support tradeshows

* Objective competitive analyses

* Ecosystem engagements:

* Identify strategic ecosystem partners that is aligned to the AVB team strategy

* Establish an engagement model with clearly defined deliverables

* Articulate the value proposition of the ecosystem partner to Xilinx-internal stakeholders and to Xilinx customers

This individual will be located at Xilinx's headquarters in San Jose, CA.



Experience:

* BSEE required with 10 years of experience in the Broadcast and Pro AV space. MSEE preferred

* System design experience with FPGA's

* Board design experience with familiarity of the different I/O related capabilities in FPGA's

* Practical experience in developing winning technical proposals

* Demonstrated experience in using and designing with the latest video connectivity standards (e.g. SDI, HDMI, DP, etc.) and the latest video transport standards (e.g. SMPTE 2022, SMPTE 2059, TR03, etc.)

* System architecture skills that comprehend FPGA and SoC - a healthy balance of hardware system architecture with software system architecture

* Demonstrated ability to solve complex system related problems

* Background in:

* Logic Fundamentals, FPGA design using Verilog or VHDL

* Development of low-level device drivers to support the FPGA

* Demonstrated ability to take on new and challenging tasks

* Very good inter-personal skills

* Excellent written and oral presentation skills

* Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced and multitasking environment

* Willingness to travel - 50%


Organization: EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: BS (ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING), MASTER\'S (ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING)

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: MINIMUM OF 10 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN BROADCAST AND PRO AV
Schedule: Aug 22, 2016, 12:00:54 PM
Job Posting: 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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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 or sexual orientation. The information requested here 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