Sr. Product Application Engineer.(160897)

May 14, 2022
Hyderabad, India
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

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This Product Applications Engineer position is part of the Xilinx Customer Training organization. Responsibilities include developing, maintaining, and delivering high-quality technical training courses on Xilinx Silicon, Software, and Design methodologies.


Training topics include Versal ACAP and Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC devices, as well as the UltraScale/UltraScale+ and System-on-Module (SOM) families; hardware and software development tools such as Vivado ML Edition, Vitis platform, and Vitis AI development environment. This position involves gaining an in-depth understanding of Xilinx products, creating new designs, and improving existing designs to educate customers on product architectures, features, and use models as required.


The Product Applications Engineer will also develop presentation materials that will supplement the designs. The training content is expected to be instructionally sound, innovative, effective, engaging, and targeted to the end user.


Xilinx Customer Training is targeted to support specific training requirements for developing all customer-facing training. Our organization produces Training Solutions specific to our target audience—focused on Xilinx products, technologies, vertical market segments, tools, systems, and applications. This position will involve frequent communication and taking direction from Subject Matter Experts, including engineers in North America, Europe, and Asia.


Our overall mission is to accelerate the success of our customers by providing timely, targeted training solutions that develop a user’s skills and knowledge to drive a measurable improvement in performance and to support Xilinx new product introductions (NPI).



Principal Areas of Responsibilities Include:


  • Design and develop training content based on industry-leading instructional design methodologies, processes, and best practices.


    1. Work with Subject Matter Experts and Senior Product Applications Engineers to understand audience and business requirements from gathered data to support the creation of specific training solutions
    2. Create and update application designs specific to target customer applications and training solutions through rigorous validation in simulation, timing, and in-circuit validation
    3. Develop new presentation material as well as modify existing material as required to maintain timeliness and relevancy of assigned training solutions
    4. Collaborate with eLearning Developers to create best-in-class On-Demand training content
    5. Create content such as recording scripts and Q&A and work with Instructional Designers to develop and review animated and interactive slides, voice over, and demo videos for online consumption of technical training
    6. Respond to feedback/questions on the training content from Authorized Training Partners (ATPs), the Xilinx Sales team, and Xilinx Subject Matter Experts
    7. File Change Requests with Xilinx R&D as required to fix bugs and product enhancements
    8. Proactively develop and enhance technical expertise on new and existing Xilinx products through internal trainings and self-study
    9. Provide technical guidance for team projects during project planning and execution


  • Provide consistent, clear, and complete communication regarding project status to ensure the most effective execution as well as solicit assistance from teammates as needed.


  • Candidate must be able to function as a teammate. This includes timely communications with appropriate peers, willingness to help coworkers and customers, and an openness to share ideas and feedback.


  • Synergize with Technical Marketing, Sales, and R&D teams to support both Product Marketing strategies and the training needs of customers.





  • Baccalaureate or Master’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent.  



  • 5-8 years of experience with semiconductor designs is required. 
  • Understanding of principle aspects of digital hardware design, embedded software development, including Linux, RTOS, device drivers, BSPs, software libraries, C/C++ application development, basic software, and hardware debugging and simulation.
  • Strong interpersonal, telephone, written, and group communication skills are required. 
  • Must be fluent in English.
  • Experience using Xilinx hardware (MPSoCs, ACAPs, and FPGAs) and the Vivado ML Edition and Vitis development platforms is a plus.
  • Documentation experience in a training development environment is a plus.




  • Perform moderate to complex work involving a wide range of difficult problems
  • Independence, self-initiative, judgment, and complex decision-making ability required
  • Work independently, with little to no instruction on routine work, but receives detailed instruction on new assignments
  • Strong project planning skills and the ability to execute to plan
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Teaching and presentation skills are a plus
  • Competent with common office tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Requisition Number: 160897 
Country/Region/Location: India State/Province: Telangana City: Hyderabad 
Job Function: 
Product Engineering  
Hiring Manager: Ashok Dayalan 

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