Xilinx To Create 100 New Jobs For Dublin And Cork As Part Of $40m Investment Plan
Nick Fitzgerald | On 03, Nov 2017
Xilinx is to create 100 new jobs in Ireland.
The company wishes to invest $40 million in an initiative to expand its research, development, and engineering operations at the company’s EMEA headquarters in Dublin and Cork.
Xilinx will recruit 75 senior silicon and electronics engineering staff for its headquarters in Dublin and engineering centre in Cork.
An additional 25 jobs will be available across a broad range of business disciplines supporting the continued growth of Xilinx in Ireland.
The new investment and recruitment will support the company’s high level research, development and engineering work for advanced technologies and products including the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning in key strategic markets such as cloud computing, embedded vision, industrial IoT (Internet of Things) and 5G wireless.
Kevin Cooney, Senior Vice President of Xilinx said:
“Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have a profound impact across a wide range of applications that impact society as a whole.
“Xilinx is uniquely positioned to accelerate the proliferation of these applications from edge to cloud.
“This investment by Xilinx in Ireland will fuel advanced product development and research that will enable ever more intelligent and efficient AI development and deployment.”