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CO-OP - SerDes Applications Engineer
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Xilinx, Inc. | San Jose, CA
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Job Description

Xilinx is the world's leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration. Our All Programmable devices underpin today's most advanced electronics. Among the broad range of end markets we serve are:

* Aerospace/Defense
* Automotive
* Broadcast
* Consumer
* High Performance Computing
* Industrial / Scientific / Medical (ISM)
* Wired
* Wireless

As a SerDes System Engineering and Applications team member, you will use your knowledge of high-speed SerDes technology to develop collateral, create protocol specific use models, deliver application notes, validate, and deliver protocol specific characterization for Xilinx transceivers.

Responsibilities include:

* Development of SerDes collateral such as user guides, data sheets and applications notes
* Ensure SerDes interfaces meet protocol electrical compliance; examples: PCIe and SATA etc.
* Work with IP teams and customers to ensure proper usage of Xilinx transceivers for various applications and protocols
* Develop HDL wrappers for various applications and protocols
* Define methodology for high speed serial IO measurements
* Validate PCS and PMA blocks of the transceiver
* Completion of Junior (3rd year) student enrolled in a Bachelors in Electrical / Computer Engineering
* Experience in Verilog/VHDL, C/C , and FPGA design
* Experience in Perl, Python, and Matlab
* Hands-on experience with high-bandwidth oscilloscopes, BERTs and associated lab equipment for SerDes characterization
* Strong written and verbal skills
* Student must be available for 12 months, starting in May/June 2018, and able to re-locate to San Jose. Shorter internships will not be considered.

About Xilinx, Inc.

Xilinx, Inc. (Xilinx designs, develops and markets complete programmable logic solutions. These solutions have components, such as integrated circuits (ICs) in the form of programmable logic devices (PLDs); software design tools to program the PLDs; predefined system functions delivered as intellectual property (IP) cores; design services; customer training, and field engineering and technical support. Xilinx's PLDs include field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs) that its customers program to perform desired logic functions. Its solutions are designed to provide high integration and quick time-to-market for electronic equipment manufacturers in end markets, such as wired and wireless communications, industrial, scientific and medical, aerospace and defense, audio, video and broadcast, consumer, automotive and data processing. (Source: 10-K)