Software Architect (m/f/d) - (D2S - SISW - MG)

Job Description

During the current global health crisis, the priority for Siemens Digital Industries Software is the health and wellbeing of our entire community including current and future employees, which may add time to our hiring processes. We appreciate your patience and invite you to visit our website to learn more about how Siemens is responding to the pandemic.

Location: Hamburg
Organization: Mentor Graphics (Deutschland) GmbH
Department: Service & Support
Type: Full time / permanent

If you really want to make a difference – make it with us

Siemens Digital Industries Software (SDIS) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely collaborating with partners and customers, SDIS drives the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. Optimized for the specific needs of each industry, SDIS’s unique portfolio supports customers to achieve greater productivity and flexibility. SDIS is constantly adding innovations to its portfolio to integrate cutting-edge future technologies. Siemens Digital Industries Software has its global head-quarters in Nuremberg, Germany, and has around 75,000 employees internationally.

Mentor, a Siemens Business enables companies to develop better electronic products faster and more cost-effectively. Our innovative products and solutions help engineers conquer design challenges in the increasingly complex worlds of board and chip design. 

Join our team as a “Software Architect (m/f/d)” in our office in Hamburg.

Your new area of responsibility - challenging and future-oriented

We are looking for a highly motivated experienced software development engineer with excellent programming and communication skills to work in the Hamburg Tessent research and development team within the Design to Silicon (D2S) business unit. You will be working in an international team that develop and maintain Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software tools with focus on Design For Test (DFT). This task includes enhancing and maintenance of existing tools in order to fulfill the needs driven by the semiconductor industry as well as working on new concepts and advanced algorithms.

Your qualifications - solid and adequate
  • MS/PhD in Computer-Science, Mathematics or Electrical-Engineering
  • Detailed knowledge of C++ programming languages on UNIX/LINUX platforms and experience working with larger software systems is required
  • Good team working skills are required
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong analysis, design and problem solving skills, along with object-oriented programming experience
  • Candidates with experience in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) and in particular digital design and testing is preferred
  • Experience with the industry standard IEEE 1687 is a big plus
  • Individuals with strong ability to learn and explore new technologies and who are able to demonstrate good analysis and problem solving skills are preferred

What more do I need to know?

Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is a leading global provider of PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) software. Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software allows companies to manage the entire lifecycle of a product efficiently and cost-effectively, from ideation, design and manufacture, through service and disposal. Computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), computer-aided engineering (CAE), product data management (PDM) and digital manufacturing 
converge through PLM. 
PLM is unique from other enterprise software solutions because it drives top-line revenue from re-peatable processes. By providing the application depth and breadth needed to digitally author, validate and manage the detailed product and process data, PLM supports continuous innovation.


At Siemens PLM we place a strong emphasis on ensuring that both women and men are equally recognized for their accomplishments and able to develop professionally – including during periods of higher demands in their personal lives. To this end, we have implemented various measures over the last few years to ensure compatibility between family and career. 

This includes providing competitive salaries, a team-oriented working environment with a flat organizational structure, exciting and challenging projects for renowned clients and interesting career prospects. In addition, we offer a multitude of developmental opportunities and the possibility of taking advantage of our Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

How do I apply? 

We look forward to your application. Please note that only complete application packages (including letter of motivation, CV and certificates) can be taken into account.

Your contact person is Marc Lerch, if you wish to discuss any initial questions with our recruitment team.

In addition, you will find helpful information about careers at Siemens and have the possibility to set up an individual search agent who will automatically inform you about interesting vacancies.Siemens supports the Program “Job – Jobs ohne Barrieren” initiated by the Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales. In cases of severe disability, applicants who are equally qualified will be given preferential consideration.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Mentor Graphics (Deutschland) GmbH

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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