Application Engineering Consultant - FGPA Prototyping - MG - SISW - 201919

Job Description

Company: SISW - Mentor 
Job Title: Application Engineering Consultant – FPGA Prototype - MG – SISW - 201919
Job Location: Fremont, CA
Job Category: Applications Engineering

During the current global health crisis, the priority for Siemens Digital Industries Software is the health and well-being 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.  

Work with customers as a world leader in electronic design automation solutions, providing services for the world's largest electronics and semiconductor companies. Continue to learn and support state of the art Mentor Graphics FPGA Prototyping HW and SW tools. This position will provide technical selling support to the Americas' sales team out of the Fremont office. As an FPGA Prototyping Applications Engineer, you will contribute to our success by assisting in the sales and deployment of Mentor Graphics FPGA Prototyping verification products as well as by increasing customer satisfaction and productivity both on-site and remotely.

Job Description:

  • Drive business for Mentor Graphics using hands-on technical expertise. Requires working directly with customers as a part of the sales team during product evaluations to ensure technical milestones are met.
  • Deploy Mentor FPGA prototyping software and hardware solutions at customers.
  • Promote technical customer service to build and improve customer relationships to ensure long term customer satisfaction.
  • Work closely with area sales management, account teams and customers to understand business opportunities and requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and remove technical obstacles. Develop and deliver technical presentations on new features and product updates.
  • Provide feedback and product ideas to our FPGA prototyping product development teams to improve overall product
  • Communicate customers' technical requirements to product marketing
  • Develop a network of technical relationships at a peer-to-peer level with our customers


  • 5+ years’ experience in design, verification, simulation, emulation/prototyping of electronics chips and systems or recent experience as an Applications Engineer in a relevant field
  • BS or MS in EE, CE, CS or related areas
  • SystemVerilog, Verilog and VHDL RTL design experience
  • ASIC and/or FPGA implementation experience (synthesis, place&route)
  • Verification experience with SystemVerilog, SystemC and/or C/C++
  • Debug of RTL designs and simulation
  • Proficient in scripting languages used today (e.g., Perl, Python, various shell scripts/Makefiles, XML, JSON, etc.)
  • Industry experience with FPGA design and FPGA tools (Xilinx Vivado, Intel/Altera Quartus) is a must
  • Experience with simulation environments using Questa/Incisive/VCS, OVM or UVM.
  • Experience with Emulation and Static Timing Analysis is a plus
  • Competitive personality driven to win, ethically, in competitive business situations
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to deliver training and demos to customers
  • Willing to travel to drive business engagements as required across North America (10%).



Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Mentor Graphics Corporation

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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