Account Technology Manager EDA

Job Description

Mentor Graphics is now Siemens EDA

Siemens EDA is a global technology leader in Electronic Design Automation software.  Our software tools enable companies around the world to develop new and highly innovative electronic products faster and more cost-effectively.  Our customers use our tools to push the boundaries of technology and physics in order to deliver better products in the increasingly complex world of chip, board and system design.   

We are seeking a dynamic technical sales professional, who will be responsible for development and execution of the go-to market strategy to achieve specific business targets and strategic objectives for Aprisa digital implementation solution within Americas major accounts.

The Account Technology Manager (“ATM”) will lead the prospecting, identifying, prioritizing opportunities, developing technical engagement strategies, coordinating with field technical management on staffing and technical execution and working with account managers to covert technical success into business wins. This individual will thus be responsible for actively and accurately tracking customer engagements including sales stage, progress against plan, action items, risks including competitive threats, and prioritization.

As part of this role, the ATM is responsible for defining and owning the technical opportunity plans and campaigns necessary to achieve the initial win and then proliferate the solution to new groups and users within existing customers. This individual will work closely with the Account Manager to develop these plans and the Account Manager must ultimately approve this plan prior to execution. In addition, the ATM must develop strategic partnerships with key stakeholders within the assigned accounts.

Location and Travel:
The job will be based in Fremont, CA with as much as 25% travel.

During the current global health crisis, the business travel has been restricted and subject to change upon company policy.

Responsibilities include:
  • Develop the overall product strategy along with the field technical management to achieve business targets and strategic objectives. Business targets and strategic objectives are defined by sales management in conjunction with the product division. The strategy to achieve those business targets requires the construction of a top-down and bottom-up plan account by account within a territory (including calling out strategy to capture unidentified business in that territory)
  • Define technical account engagement plans and campaigns necessary to achieve the results. The strategy and plans for each account must be approved by the Account Manager
  • Lead and manage the account specific campaigns for the specific product line
  • Ensure understanding of all elements of any technical campaign - decision process, success criteria, committed usage upon success, run rate impact, applications engineer (“AE”) resources need – all towards solving customers problem
  • Establish regular meetings with specific customer management to support successful campaigns
  • Align with account team on business opportunities and build up the engagement tracking mechanism to ensure ability to summarize data and communicate progress vs plan across multiple accounts effectively
  • Define, track and report the priorities for all engagements at every stage and communicate closely with technical management helping to prioritize engagements and short vs. long-term objectives
  • Build strong customer relationships to enable establishment of strategic technology/product relationships for Siemens EDA
  • Serve as the key field resource to gather and communicate competitive threats and opportunities
Job Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:
  • BS Degree or equivalent, MS preferred
  • 5+ years of industry experience in EDA or IC design space
  • Customer-facing experience in sales (technical sales or pre-sales AE) a must
  • Hands-on expertise in RTL to tape-out digital implementation flow including synthesis, place-androute, performance-power-area (“PPA”) closure, and related signoff verification
  • In-depth knowledge of advanced FinFET related PPA and time-to-results (“TTR”) challenges
  • Digital implementation market, industry, and competitive offerings knowledge
  • Must enjoy working with customers and cross-functional teams (sales/account managers, field technical teams, business unit)
  • Prospecting/uncovering skills
  • Demand creation
  • Develop and manage technical campaigns towards successful closure
  • Strong communications skills
  • Customer relationship and expectations management skills
  • Proactive self-starter with a focus on best practices to achieve results
  • Motivated team player/leader with ability to manage indirectly

Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.

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:


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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