MG - PCB/Packaging/High Speed Applications Engineer (RQ0003123)

Job Description

Job Descriptions

As an Applications engineer with Mentor Graphics’ Technology Solutions Sales Team, you will support consultative sales efforts at the world’s leading semiconductor and electronic equipment manufacturers.

As an Applications Engineer at Mentor Graphics, your primary responsibility is to secure technical design wins for Mentor Graphics' product and service offerings. Specifically, you will be responsible for technical wins with the industry leading Xpedition Substrate Integrator (XSI) and Xpedition Package Designer (XPD) product families. Responsible activities will include delivery of technical presentations, conducting product demonstrations and benchmarks, and participation in development of account strategies leading to market share gains for Mentor Graphics.

Your territory coverage consists of Key Accounts and OSATs located in, but not limited to, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China, and other countries in the Pac-Rim.  While your accounts will primarily in Pac-Rim, you will be responsible for integrating with peers located all over the world, communicating essential status to a variety of stakeholders.  International travel is likely.


MSEE/BSEE with 2+ years design experience. Significant experience in IC Packaging design processes along with a working knowledge of advanced IC Packaging technology.  Specifically, you should have demonstrated experience in the areas of IC P&R, Package and/or PCB design and layout, fabrication, and verification.  Additional experience with Signal Integrity Analysis and/or Valor is also desirable.  The ability to develop scripts to enhance Mentor’s product offerings is highly desired.  Necessary technical skills include:

  • Hands on experience with schematic, board layout and signal integrity tools in system design involving high speed digital, mixed signal or RF circuit cards.
  • Prior experience with Mentor’s Xpedition flow is preferred.
  • Prior experience with Cadence Allegro/APD/SiP/Orbit IO or Zuken CR-5000/8000 is a plus.
  • Prior experience as an Applications Engineer is preferred.
  • Above average competency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Scripting/Programming:  Python, Tcl, VBScript,, C#, or similar languages.
  • Working OS knowledge of Windows and Linux.
  • Familiarity with Package Design process is highly desired.
  • Additional experience with IC P&R tools is a plus.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess a passion to learn and perform at the cutting edge of technology;
  • Have a desire to broaden exposure to the business aspects of the technical design world;
  • Enjoy contributing to the success of a great team;
  • Effectively influence people at any level;
  • Enjoy helping and motivating others to be successful.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong rapport and credibility with customer organizations while maintaining a company internal network of contacts.
  • Have the capability to work independently with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Be willing to travel domestically and internationally.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years of system design experience, BSEE / BSCE desired.
  • Previous experience as an applications engineer is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English are essential.

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Mentor Graphics (Ireland) Ltd, Taiwan Branch

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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