Principal Software Engineer

Job Description

Company: Siemens EDA

Job Title: Principal Software Engineer

Job Reference #:  275468

Job Location: Fremont, CA

Siemens EDA, is a global technology leader in electronic design automation software.  Our software tools enable companies around the world to develop new and highly innovative electronic products faster and more costeffectively. Our customers use our tools to push the boundaries of technology and physics in order to deliver better products in the increasingly complex world of chip, board and system design. 

The Principal Software Engineer works in R&D supporting our Aprisa Digital Place-and-Route Platform.  In this role the Software Engineer will consolidate the Aprisa/Oasys GUI, responsible for Aprisa and Nlvi schematics integration, provide 3D IC support and Migrate Aprisa GUI to QT.

Job responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise in Place & Route (PnR) tool graphical user interface design and implementation
  • Analyze customer design requirements, working with various engines to provide optimal interface
  • Responsible for GUI and other infrastructure bug fixing, improvement development and testing.
  • Integration with other siemens tools or third-party tools.


  • BS or MS degree majored in CS or EE
  • 10 years of EDA or related software development experiences.
  • Proficient in C++ programming environment
  • 2+ years of GUI development

Additional skill preferred:

  • X window programming
  • TCL language and TK UI programming
  • Qt UI programming
  • Familiarity with place-and-route tool

Siemens Industry Software Inc. is a technology supplier to the United States Federal Government.  Recently The White House issued an Executive Order requiring most federal workers, contractors and subcontractors who do business with the government to get vaccinated against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.  The Company has decided to pause enforcement of the vaccine mandate for the time being while the issue is addressed by the courts. We will be monitoring the situation closely and may lift the pause if required to do so in order to be in compliance with federal law.  If this pause is lifted you will be expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19.



At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future.  We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality.  Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here:

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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