Field Applications Engineer

Location: Westlake Village, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

We are looking for a Field Applications Engineer (FAE) responsible for Xilinx Strategic accounts in the greater Los Angeles area. Working closely with sales, this FAE is responsible for all pre-sale and post-sales technical interaction with customers and Xilinx factory experts to maximize Xilinx presence and design wins. If you are a strong self-learner and enjoy collaborating and interacting with other people, this could be a great opportunity.


  • Provide technical support to customers in their selection and use of Xilinx silicon products, development tools and IP products
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance that focuses on design win strategies for all customer opportunities
  • Capture and analyze customers’ design requirements, present and demonstrate Xilinx products, tools, and methodologies that align with customers’ needs
  • Collaborate with field and factory resources to develop and deliver technical proposals to customer project managers, engineering managers, system architects and design engineers
  • Demonstrate best use of Xilinx technology and competitive advantages to secure design wins
    • Create demos, examples or reference designs
    • Guide customers through their design process
    • Provide onsite support, and solve real time problems including software tool issues, coding and simulation assistance, HW lab debug, board and/or embedded system bring-up, etc…
  • Provide regular feedback to Xilinx management and factory experts on the needs of the customer base
  • Position will require travel to customer location in Southern California

Desired Skills/Experience

  • 7+ years of desired experience with FPGA and/or ASIC design using Verilog or VHDL and simulation/verification tools
  • Experience with Xilinx Vivado and Vitis and/or other FPGA vendor’s development tools
  • Design experience using FPGA based high-speed serial transceivers (SERDES)
  • Experience with C/C++, Tcl, Machine Learning Networks, or Python
  • Embedded processing knowledge
    • Familiar with x86 and ARM architectures, performance metrics, OS (especially Linux), BSP, drivers, and debugging tools
    • Technical knowledge of GPU and CPU architectures and tradeoffs
    • Understanding of both hardware and software development process for FPGA-based SoC/ACAP
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong presentations skills, and the ability to work with multiple groups and projects
  • Experience in Phased Array Radar/Digital Array Radar a plus
  • Experience in a customer support or customer facing role a plus


  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science. MS or PhD a plus



Requisition Number: 174761 
Country: United States State: California City: Westlake Village 
Job Function: Field Application Engineering/ Field Sup

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