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Remote Physical Verification Application Engineer

Job Description

Company Overview

Siemens Government Technologies (SGT) is a dynamic and rapidly growing high-tech organization with access to all Siemens solutions, and we are seeking a self-driven individual to complement our growing team focused on microelectronics and Siemens EDA solutions. Siemens EDA (formerly Mentor Graphics) is a global technology leader in Electronic Design Automation, providing software and hardware design solutions that help engineers around the world create new and innovative products. Each year, our customers use our technologies and tools to push their design and development boundaries to deliver smaller, faster and more reliable products. 

Position Overview

Support the use of Siemens EDA’s Calibre technologies in the design of complex application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) designs for the most advanced military and aerospace companies. This position brings a highly technical role to SGT’s team and will be based in the continental United States.

As a Physical Verification Consultant, you will be enabling some of our most important customers to be successful with their ASIC/FPGA designs. This position requires a strong confidence in verifying physical layout compliance within our Customer’s ASIC products, as well as enabling them to utilize our advanced methodologies around our Calibre tool suite. Your focus will primarily be the domestic aerospace and defense market including DoD, DoE and US Government organizations.

Job Qualifications

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

  • BSEE or BSCS, or equivalent; MSEE preferred
  • 7+ years of ASIC physical verification experience
  • Proven experience working with backend layout designers to drive solutions to issues found in physical verification
  • Strong expertise in physical verification to debug LVS/DRC issues at block level using Calibre tool suite
  • Experience in Calibre physical verification tools including: Calibre DRC, LVS, and xRC/xACT
  • Track record in performing physical verification on large hierarchical designs at both the block level and chip level
  • Experience in Calibre PERC is a plus
  • Knowledge of Calibre SVRF language is a plus
  • Experience with Global Foundries advanced technology nodes (14/12nm) is a plus
  • Experience in full product life cycle of ASIC Design
  • Shell scripting and Unix knowledge (e.g., Tcl, Python or Perl)
  • Effective communication skills
  • Self-motivated and self-disciplined with a high proficiency in technical problem solving
  • US Citizenship is mandatory
  • Existing DoD Secret clearance is mandatory

Job Description:

The Physical Verification AE will be responsible for:

  • Helping customers leverage the full capability of Calibre EDA software and methodologies by
    • Providing technical support for Calibre product evaluations
    • Providing technical guidance in physical verification flow and methodology development
    • Supporting new tool/flow deployments
    • Providing presentations on tool capabilities and best-known methods
  • Articulating relevant customer technical requirements and influencing the Calibre product team to shape product direction
  • Building and maintaining ongoing positive relationships with customers
  • Working collaboratively with team members to ensure mutual success
  • Delivering consulting services covering a broad range of physical verification activities
  • Leading and executing consulting programs and working with customers to implement and deploy physical verification flows
  • Travel will be involved mainly within the US

Security Clearance:

·       Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and have an active DoD security clearance



Organization: Country Functions & Departments

Company: Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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