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Xilinx Senior Staff Engineer Reviews

Updated 9 Sep 2020

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Xilinx CEO Victor Peng
Victor Peng
2 Ratings
  1. "Interview process and recruitment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Xilinx full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1. Many technical rounds 5-6 . 2. Well organised interview process. 3. Good skill check on technical side 4. Prepare well for interview as per jd. 5. Also happy with recruitment process.

    Cons

    1. Back to back interviews some time tiring.

  2. "Adaptable to latest technologies"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Excellent company with very positive revenue growth 100% work life balance Talented and experienced management Employee friendly and career focused

    Cons

    Nothing much to say Little hard to grow in faster pace


  3. "Good technical Exposure and OK compensation."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Xilinx full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Useless non technical middle management, polarize promotions and biased treatment everywhere.

    Cons

    Team is with technical experts with lot of hands on experience. Good Compansation, good benefits, managable work life balance.

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  4. "Great work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Staff in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Xilinx

    Pros

    Awesome place to work, very positive environment.

    Cons

    Nothing to specify as such

  5. "very good, and scope for learning new technologies"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Design Engineer in Hyderābād
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    XIlinx is a company that en cashes the candidate situation. not always good for the company. generally the hiring happens based on local candidature, to encash as much as possible

    Cons

    dirty politics at Sr management level.. micor management of Sr management in every small issue too much work pressure very less people get to do quality work at Hyderabad-- dont get in to hiring trap

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  6. "Xilinx is a decent place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Software Engineer in Longmont, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    They are very good with technology. There are always challenging problems to solve. The people working there are skilled and it is a good work environment.

    Cons

    Management does a good job with short term planning. Their long term planning is like a leaf on the wind. It is amazing that they do as well as they do with the number of direction changes they constantly make.

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  7. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Design Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Salary and work environment is pretty good.

    Cons

    Career progression is not very linear, there are some politics involved. There could be better managers.

  8. "Review"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Xilinx full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Talented employees, competent senior management, interesting product technology, good work/life balance, great non-comp benefits (cafe, gym, off-site celebrations), good health benefits, matching 401K, ESPP

    Cons

    in-fighting among siloed teams impacts product quality, promotions often based on politics, unevenly distributed bonuses, job security not ensured by performance/tenure

  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Staff Design Verification Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Less perks besides the benefits

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Reasonable life/work balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Design Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Reasonable life/work balance most of the time. Stability.

    Cons

    Not a very fun and dynamic company. Also, not a big fan of Xilinx HR.

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