Xilinx Senior Software Engineer Reviews

Updated 3 Mar 2020

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3.9
62%
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74%
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Xilinx CEO Victor Peng
Victor Peng
4 Ratings
  1. "Great Employer"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Applications Engineer in Longmont, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Xilinx full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good pay, friendly work environment, lots of opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Not great company contribution to 401K plan

  2. "Senior software engineer"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent place to work. Work life balance

    Cons

    Nothing to mention all good.

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Toxic place with good benefits"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time

    Pros

    -ESPP Purchase Plan -Pay is Ok -Work-life balance

    Cons

    -Internal Politics -Work gets pushed around often and gets fixed by whoever it lands on rather than the parties responsible -Seniors practice "secret knowledge" mentality by keeping domain knowledge from you -Crappy code cause of seniors who dun give a damn and do it to "keep their jobs" -Hacks done because of laziness rather than doing the right thing -Dated technologies -Bad Managers (Some only know how to shout at people without providing solutions)

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  4. "it is good for freshers"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderābād
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice pay salary and bonus

    Cons

    no personal life , lot of workload

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  5. "Good company if you want work life balance"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderābād
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Stock price is increasing like anything. Won't feel any work pressure

    Cons

    uses older technologies. learning will be zero after some time

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great company, lots of perks"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Longmont, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, interesting work and innovative new products

    Cons

    Depending on your position you may have to work weekend, holidays.

  7. "Not an employee friendly company"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderābād

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

    Pros

    Bonus and Shares Good company for Hardware Engineers.

    Cons

    No Work-life balance. Management creates unnecessary work pressure. Boss is always right.

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  8. "senior software engineer"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderābād
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Xilinx full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    very good work life balance Management supportive when individuals have personal issues

    Cons

    Not a very strong pay for performance company Lot of internal company politics poor cross geographical support - us teams dont provide a lot of information to indian teams.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "it is ok! but under pay"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Xilinx

    Pros

    good bonus and time off

    Cons

    under resource and time pressure on releasing

  10. "Senior Software Engineer 2"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Senior Software Engineer II in Hyderābād
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Xilinx

    Pros

    Good pay Additional benefit's like RSU's, good bonus etc Good work if in the correct team

    Cons

    Conservative management Office politics Absense of heterogeneous work force(like one found in Bangalore)

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