Corporate Application Engineer (physical verification) - SISW 251435

Job Description

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Company:  SISW - EDA       
Job Title:    Corporate Application Engineer (physical verification) - 251435
Job Location: US - California - San Diego

As a Corporate Application Engineer for Calibre product line you will help customer’s design teams and CAD teams solve complex problems in IC circuit and physical verification. 

You will work with a variety of local and global customers, gain a broad view of design practices in the industry, and supporting a variety of chip design styles and design methodologies. 

You will also get to work at the forefront of fabless and foundry interactions to optimize layout verification tools. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Working closely with Calibre customers to resolve their usage and flow issues and manage their requests for flow development and support 
  • Solving challenging layout and circuit verification issues in the most advanced nodes. 
  • Supporting tape-out activities and debugging complex flow and tools issues. 
  • Design, implement & deploy CAD solutions on top of Calibre flows to help customers in their flow development. 
  • Closely partner with product R&D teams to influence product features and roadmaps 
  • Interfacing with the sales teams to align on the accounts strategy and provide leads to deploy Calibre flows and solutions 
  • Collaborate with Product teams to report issues and understand new features and help deploying these with Siemens EDA customers 
  • Helping customers and product teams on testing features and replicating issue to help improve tools and flows
  • Collaborate with world wide support organization to communicate the current activities and align to the global strategy. 
  • Participate in creating user related content (packaged test cases, rules, sample flow illustrations) 
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required (10%) but only after the environment returns to safe/normal travel conditions

Qualifications / Skills & Education: 


  • BSc/MSc in Electrical Engineering.  
  • 5+ years of experience in IC verification in today’s complex nanometer technologies (28nm and below included FinFET technologies)
  • Physical Verification, DRC/LVS and sign-off experience.  
  • Strong understanding of physical layout and related verification issues.
  • Ability to collaborate with customers for rule writing and development.
  • Strong verbal / written communication skills; excellent active listening skills. 
  • Background in Design automation 

  • Knowledge of advanced technologies (7nm - 5 nm) and their verification flow.  
  • Solid knowledge using Siemens tools: Calibre DRC/LVS, Calibre PERC, Calibre xRC, Calibre xACT-3D or their equivalent. 
  • Expertise of DFM methodology and related design flows. 
  • Ability to develop scripts in Tcl/Perl/Python


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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