Software Developer (Python, C++, Linux, Parsers)

Job Description

Company: Siemens EDA

Job Title: Software Developer – Python / C++

Job Reference #:  282514

Job Location: Saskatoon, SK

We are looking for a talented software developer (Python/C++) to join our technical team at the Saskatoon research & development site.

At Siemens EDA, we develop leading-edge chip design software that is used by most of the world’s largest technology companies. At the Saskatoon site, we develop custom software to solve problems in circuit verification, design automation, and other specialized fields within the semiconductor industry, recently highlighted here:

You will be working at the cutting-edge of software development with industry-leading customers at one of the largest companies in the world. We differentiate from other products in our space through machine learning technology and creative algorithms, delivering huge accuracy, coverage, and speed advantages, and we do our product research in-house.

This position is located in brand-new and state-of-the-art offices at Innovation Place in Saskatoon, SK, Canada. While the pandemic is ongoing, most of our staff is working from home and we are able to onboard new staff either in the office or remotely.

Job Duties:

  • Use a combination of Python and object-oriented C++ to handle SPICE and Spectre (text) input file parsing and software interoperability
  • Continually add support for new syntaxes, features, and process technologies
  • Maintain high-quality, well-considered unit and system level tests to minimize regressions
  • Work with our top-notch technical team, here in Saskatoon and around the world, to ensure our leading electronic design automation products evolve to meet the changing expectations of our customers

Job Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively develop high-quality software in a collaborative environment
  • Expertise in most of the following: Python, object-oriented C++, Linux, testing, source control (Git), debugging, profiling
  • Nice-to-have expertise: Abstract syntax trees, visitor pattern, recursive descent parsers, statistics (Monte Carlo analysis), test automation, Python C-API, and SQLite
  • 3-5 years of professional programming experience (but we’ll consider awesome fresh graduates as well!)
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) demonstrated through software documentation (commit messages, docstrings, etc), collecting customer requirements, and communicating with team members
  • A team player; an ability to provide and be receptive of constructive feedback (through code reviews, design iteration, verification process) and to provide mentorship to junior developers
  • Customer-focused; ability to prioritize tasks based on customer experience and ROI
  • Willingness to learn and interested in new challenges

Employment with Siemens EDA requires you to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Proof of vaccination

will be required as a part of our background check process.  An individual who is unable to be vaccinated due to a disability

or sincerely held religious belief or practice may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting your Talent Acquisition Partner.



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 Electronic Design Automation ULC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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