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Senior Applications Engineer - Place & Route - SISW - MG 219845

Job Description

Senior Applications Engineer – Place & Route

The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:

  • Requires a bachelor degree in EE, CE or VLSI.
  • 3+ years of industry experience in EDA or IC design space.
  • Expertise with Cadence Innovus, Synopsys IC Compiler I/II, Avatar Aprisa and/or Mentor Nitro-SoC.
  • Advanced FinFET process focused RTL to tape-out design flow knowledge.
  • Hands-on experience leading or working on IC design tape-out, P&R evaluations or benchmarking engagements.
  • Expertise in netlist to tape-out flow and meeting power-performance-area (PPA) and time-to-results (TTR) goals.
  • In-depth understanding of core P&R stages, root cause analysis and debugging (floor planning, placement, clock tree synthesis, routing, signal and power integrity and static timing analysis).
  • Must enjoy working with customers and cross-functional teams (sales, product management and R&D, marketing).
  • Expert level TCL scripting and understanding of Verilog, UPF data formats.
  • Customer relationships and expectations management.
  • Technical campaigns and priorities management.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Proactive self-starter with a focus on results.
  • Motivated team player/leader.

Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic, professional and technical individual, who will be responsible for technical selling and support of Mentor EDA’s leading-edge Place and Route (P&R) solutions. The P&R Applications Engineer will be responsible for working with the account managers to determine the sales execution strategy by identifying and qualifying engagements based on customers’ needs and business opportunities, defining evaluations and/or benchmark criteria and executing the relevant technical campaigns to meet established goals, enabling Mentor P&R solutions’ adoption and deployment into customers’ production flows and providing best-in-class support to ensure customers’ success and broader use of Mentor P&R solutions.

Work location is based in the San Francisco Bay Area with as much as 25% travel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting Account Managers to determine sales execution strategy by identifying and qualifying the match-up between customer needs and Mentor EDA’s P&R solutions.
  • Creating and executing winning evaluations and benchmarking strategies and driving the relevant technical engagements to success and business win.
  • Supporting customers with deployment of P&R solutions and continued proliferation into broader design groups and user base.
  • Providing technical support to customers in both pre-sales and post sales situations including technical problem resolution and training.
  • Communicating customers' technical requirements to product marketing.

    Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Mentor Graphics Corporation

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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