S/W Development Engineer- SISW- EDA- 231642

Job Description

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Job Description Company: SISW - Siemens EDA

Job Title: Sr. Member of Technical Staff- SISW- MG- 231642

Job Location: Fremont, CA

Job Category: Engineering

Position Overview

The candidate will be in charge of research and development of software, algorithms, and techniques for formal verification of hardware, software and safety critical systems, contributing to Calypto SLEC formal verification product line. As a generalist, for a formal verification product line, the candidate will have a broad charter of contributing to various aspects of the tool flow, to take formal verification from research to broad usage. 

The candidate will report to the director of the engineering team responsible for SLEC product line, in Calypto Systems Division in Siemens EDA. The division is responsible for industry leading tools for formal verification, high level synthesis, RTL power analysis and optimizations, and FPGA and ASIC synthesis.


This software development position entails contributions to different areas of the SLEC product, graphical user interfaces, language frontends for C++, SystemC, and RTL, data flow analysis, netlist database and optimizations, solver orchestration and benchmarking, to debug flows utilizing industry standard waveform and testbench formats, and integration with third party tools for waveforms and simulation. 

The candidate will also interact with other product groups, field engineers, and customers to identify and develop unique formal verification solutions requirements that arise, such as C++ high level synthesis, CPU/FPU formal verification, RTL power optimizations, etc.

Typical duties in this role involve:
  • Developing specification for software from often incomplete and
  • ambiguous requirements
  • Software development, testing and code quality best practices
  • Benchmarking
  • Debugging of software, either in house, or in customer environments
  • Developing solutions and methodologies for unique customer problems
  • Communicating with peers, other teams, and customers
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • The candidate will possess either a Masters degree with 5+ years of experience, or a Ph.D with 2+ years of experience in computer science, electrical engineering or related fields. 
  • The candidate should possess strong skills in algorithms and data structures, at least one modern programming language, with C++ preferred, scripting languages, program/data flow analysis, computer arithmetic, etc. 
  • The position may involve occasional travel for internal meetings, as the team is geographically diverse.

Knowledge or experience in the following is a plus.

  • Understanding of formal verification of hardware/software
  • Mathematical/analytical abilities
  • Compilers
  • High-level/behavioral synthesis
  • Hardware design
  • RTL simulation tools
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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Mentor Graphics Corporation

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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