Consultant Application Engineer - DFT

Job Description

Job Description & Skills


As a member of the technical team, you will contribute to Mentor’s success by helping customers deploy Mentor tools efficiently. This is a challenging position that will assist in growing the business in India. You will work closely with customers as well as customer support and engineering teams.

Need excellent communication and problem solving skills, program management skills, hands-on and a self-starter, able to work independently but still build relationships with customers and management.

Deep knowledge and experience in the specific technical domain.

Experience with design, simulation, verification of ASIC/VLSI circuits and systems, design verification and product test generation preferred. In-depth understanding of Design for Test (DFT) structures is required. This includes scan based testing, Compression, Memory BIST, Logic BIST, and Boundary Scan (1149.1). Knowledge of scan data compression methodologies is required.

Preferred experience in specific areas: a. Operating Systems: UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris. b. Languages: Verilog (Behavioral, RTL, gate level), VHDL (Behavioral, RTL, gate level), Perl, C/C++. c. CAD Tools: Synthesis, Simulation, ATPG, Compression, Memory BIST, Logic BIST, Boundary Scan. Familiarity with Logic BIST flows and methodologies is a plus.


Experience: 10 -15 years of experience in the relevant domain.


Education: Bachelors in Electronics Engineering (min). Masters in Electronics Engineering is a plus


Roles & responsibilities

As an important member of the Sales team, help grow customer satisfaction with Mentor’s tools by helping them successfully deploy new flows and methodologies. Optionally coach and lead a team of application engineers, monitor and guide them on the accounts and engagements that they are working on.

·         Work with customers with varying design styles and methodologies to architect the most effective technical solutions.

·         Should be able to provide expert advice and contribute to technical campaigns in other regions.

·         Identify and qualify potential new business opportunities and work the account teams to create an engagement plan.

·         Work collaboratively with customer support engineers, account and 7. Engineering teams to successfully deploy Mentor’s products and services.

·         Up to 25% travel would be required in this position

Core Competencies: Build/Foster Relationships:

·         Subject matter depth and breadth; architecture, strategy.

·         Oversees client reviews to clarify expectations and discuss actual service delivery.

·         Has coached others in the value, issues, and methods of client partnerships.

·         Collaborates with others in discerning client business trends and their implications.

·         Stays informed on major developments in client or partner environment.

·         Seen by clients and vendors and colleagues as a key business partner in pursuing common business objectives.

·         Fosters a climate conducive to establishing positive working relationships with outsiders.

·         Sought out by clients and colleagues to help establish policies, strategies and directions.

Manage Projects:

·         Extensive experience in multiple or diverse environments.

·         Experienced with defining, staffing, organizing and managing multiple projects.

·         Has held regular and ad-hoc project reviews.

·         Has monitored plan, critical path and risk areas and defined pro-active or corrective steps.

·         Identifies reporting requirements and creates monitoring and control mechanisms.

·         Keeps abreast of project management tools, techniques and innovations.

·         Has consulted on development and implementation of project plans.

·         Provides project management consulting and educational support.

·         Monitors critical path of major projects; implements corrective actions.

·         Ensures efficient utilization of technical resources

Manage Execution:

·         "Hands-on" experience in a specific environment.

·         Has experience assigning simple tasks.

·         Works with associates in developing plans and objectives for delegated tasks.

·         Monitors progress, provides feedback and support as necessary.

·         Aware of the capabilities of delegates.

·         Aware of techniques to monitor progress.

·         Works with managers in developing plans and objectives for complex tasks.

Coach Others:

·         "Hands-on" experience in a specific environment.

·         Has coached one or more people on a specific skill or subject-area.

·         Able to observe another person in action and offer assessment and feedback.

·         Able to share relevant experiences and offer guidance and suggestions for improvement.

·         Understands company practices and responsibilities of a coach.

·         Has helped to create and implement learning opportunities.



Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Mentor Graphics (Sales and Services) Private Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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