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Software Developer- Circuit Simulation EDA

Job Description

At Siemens, we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality. Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here: [1] www.siemens.com/careers/digitalminds

Siemens EDA is part of Siemens Digital Industries Software, a Siemens Group company and world leader in the global digitalization of companies. Siemens EDA, a world leader of Electronic Design Automation (EDA), develops and markets software products and hardware solutions (emulators) covering the entire design & verification flow. Siemens EDA counts among its customers the majority of the world's Top 50 in the fields of Semiconductors, Computing, Consumer, Automotive, Telecommunications and the Defense and Space sector.

At the Siemens EDA Fremont site, we develop disruptive semiconductor chip design CAD software, including the Analog Fast SPICE™ (AFS), the world’s fastest nanometer accurate circuit verification platform. AFS is used by over 150 semiconductor companies worldwide for their toughest circuit verification challenges while designing high-speed I/Os, PLLs, ADCs/DACs, CMOS image sensors, RFICs, and embedded memory.

This position will be part of the AFS R&D team, focused on circuit simulation. As a key member of a highly proficient, productive, and motivated R&D team, developing industry’s leading circuit simulator, using cutting edge software development techniques, you will be offered:

  • Technical challenges to solve toughest nanometer scale circuit verification problems for the leading semiconductor companies in the world.
  • A motivating, stimulating, and rewarding work environment
  • Excellent training and growth opportunities throughout your career
  • Attractive compensation and benefits

As a member of AFS R&D team you will participate in the design and implementation of efficient algorithms using state of the art software engineering processes and development tools, with a strong emphasis on software quality; thus, adding to your industry level experience in solving tough computational complexity problems while participating in entire software development lifecycle. We are looking for a self-motivated and inspiring team player with outstanding problem-solving skills to maintain and grow the technical dominance of the AFS product.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop new and compatibility features for the core circuit simulator.
  • Participate in the specification, architecture, design, and development of features
  • Enhance core circuit simulator, e.g., performance, accuracy, capacity, convergence.
  • Maintain and enhance compatibility with other simulators.
  • Profile and identify bottlenecks in performance of various analyses for very large circuits.
  • Improve numerical algorithms used in the core engine.
  • Debug difficult testcases with accuracy, performance, capacity, or functional issues.
  • Extend and maintain the capabilities of the AFS circuit simulator.
  • Be a force for improving development processes and product quality.
  • Work effectively with other globally distributed engineering teams and the Product Validation team
  • This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption
Desirable:
  • Understanding of the internal workings of a circuit simulator
  • Knowledge of Verilog-A and modeling in Verilog-A.
  • EDA industry level work experience
Education and Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years of proven strong background in developing efficient, high quality software for engineering applications; preferably using numerical methods and sparse matrix techniques
  • Strong background in numerical methods and sparse matrix techniques.
  • Outstanding programming skills in C and C++, preferably on Linux platform.
  • Proficiency in memory optimization, high-performance data structures and algorithms.
  • Advanced multithreading programming experience.
  • Working knowledge of analog electrical circuits.
  • Solid background in object-oriented design and software engineering processes.
  • Self-motivated individual with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly motivated to work in globally distributed engineering environment
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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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