Software Development Engineer

Job Description

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 FastSPICE™ (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 EDA software tools development. 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.
This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption

  • Develop new and compatibility features for the circuit simulator.
  • Participate in the specification, architecture, design, and development of features
  • Implement and maintain circuit netlist and other input data format parsers.
  • Maintain compatibility with prevalent circuit netlist languages/formats.
  • Design and implement scripting languages-based interfaces to the verification platform.
  • Implement waveform generators supporting industry standards and proprietary formats.
  • Implement databases and post processing tools for output waveforms and measured data.
  • Implement APIs needed to integrate Analog FastSPICE with other internal & external tools
  • Work with circuit simulator experts to improve circuit simulation performance and capacity
  • Be a force for improving development processes and product quality.
  • Work effectively with other globally distributed R&D teams and the Product Validation team
Education and Experience:
  • 3 to 5 years of strong software development experience, preferably developing EDA tools.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • M.S or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or relevant area
  • Working knowledge of analog electrical circuits
  • EDA industry level work experience

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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