Senior Business Analyst

Xilinx, Inc. San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 2 months ago

Xilinx develops highly flexible and adaptive processing platforms that enable rapid innovation across a variety of technologies - from the endpoint to the edge to the cloud. Xilinx is the inventor of the FPGA, hardware programmable SoCs and the ACAP (Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform), designed to deliver the most dynamic processor technology in the industry and enable the adaptable, intelligent and connected world of the future in a multitude of markets including Data Center (Compute, Storage and Networking); Wireless/5G and Wired Communications; Automotive/ADAS; Emulation & Prototyping; Aerospace & Defense; Industrial Scientific & Medical, and others. Xilinx's core strengths simultaneously address major industry trends including the explosion of data, heterogeneous computing after Moore's Law, and the dawn of artificial intelligence (AI).

Our global team is growing and we are looking for bold, collaborative and creative people to help us lead the industry transformation to build an adaptable intelligent world. We believe that by embracing diverse ideas, striving for excellence in all that we do, and working together as a unified team, we can accomplish anything. Come do your best work and live your best life as part of the ONEXILINX team!

The Business Planning & Analyticsteam in Marketing is looking for a SeniorBusiness Analyst who is a very motivated, self-driven and flexible individualfor this position interfacing with various levels of management.

The ideal candidate should have strong technicalknowledge and experience as well as a solid understanding of business needs. Weare looking for strategically-minded individuals who can proactively andindependently find solutions to problems.

Keyresponsibilities may include, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Develop information andanalytics to further disclose meaningful patterns in data, and influence decisions through strong logic and intuition, driving to conclusion ordecision

  • Leadanalytical projects that create value and insight to guide data-driven businessdecisions & operational improvement

  • Workcross-functionally across several areas of the business, including VerticalMarketing, Product Marketing, Global Sales, Finance, Operations & IT

  • Predictive& prescriptive modeling & analytics on sales pipeline data, revenue andmargin

  • Develop,maintain and enhance advanced models to create margin & long-range revenueforecasts

  • Analyzemarket trend research, SAM/TAM, key analyst reports, etc. and integrate theexternal data into internal analysis

  • Supportvarious reporting infrastructure related projects as a key business ownerand/or SME

  • SupportMarketing teams; ability to influence the customer with data and analyticsallowing then to make the best business decision.

  • Providedata and insights to Marketing teams via ad-hoc reports and dashboards. Writecode and evolve reports to better support the business and their needs

  • SupportMarketing's long-range strategic planning processes


  • Strongbusiness acumen with an understanding of the semiconductor market.

  • Knowledgeof revenue forecasting methodologies and an understanding of the saleslifecycle

  • Stronganalytical and problem-solving skills, ability to implement analytical problem-solvingtechniques

  • Excellentcommunication skills, ability to summarize complex, detailed data to present toexecutive level staff

  • Strongdata visualization skills that can clearly communicate results and insight fromcomplex quantitative analysis in a clear, actionable manner

  • Stronginterpersonal skills with the ability to network with all levels of theorganization; ability to yield influence through relationship building

  • Abilityto make difficult decisions

  • Knowledgeof financial processes (revenue recognition, costing, financial statementanalysis, etc.) is helpful

  • Proficiencyin the use of Microsoft Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access); advancedskills in Excel are a must

  • Experiencewith advanced analytics tools such as AWS Sagemaker, Python, Jupyter, SQL, R orrelated tools

  • Experiencewith reporting BI tools such as OBIEE, Tableau, Oracle DVD, Hyperion, Essbase,Smartview, Answers, BI Publisher

  • 3-5years' experience in a business analytics position, semiconductor industrypreferred

  • Bachelor'sdegree in Business, MIS or a similar field.

  • Strongpreference given to MBA with coursework in business analytics (data science, statistics,programming) or graduate degree in an analytical field

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Senior Business Analyst

Xilinx, Inc.