General Manager

Job Description

The company is seeking a new General Manager to lead the Front End Design Solutions business globally; comprised of high-level synthesis, high-level verification, RTL low-power solutions and FPGA synthesis. The role has full P&L responsibility and leads all major functions including product management, product marketing and engineering. The General Manager will lead a global team of ~200 employees in the US, India and France and report to the Executive Vice President of Siemens EDA. The role may be based at Siemens’ offices in Portland, OR or Fremont, CA (Bay Area).

  • Develop and implement a 5-year strategic plan for the Front End Design Solutions business and portfolio of products.
  • Manage the organization to meet aggressive financial growth targets.
  • Lead and drive product development and innovation. Serve as the primary executive contact representing the Front End Design Solutions product line with customer executives.
  • Lead and drive high-value, differentiated solutions that bring together front end products with other products in the Siemens EDA portfolio
  • Recruit, develop, and retain top talent.Develop and nurture a reputation for delivery, innovation, and excellence with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Define, scope, source, and lead inorganic growth initiatives.
  • Participate on the Siemens IC EDA leadership team and represent the Front End Design business accordingly.
The ideal candidate will have: (1) business leadership experience in the EDA or semiconductor industry, including experience leading a software product line, (2) a detailed understanding of semiconductor development processes and related technology tools (3) a track record of distinctive growth leadership in developing market segments, and (4) executive presence and communication skills consistent with a business and industry thought

Key Attributes
  • At least 15 years of professional experience in the electronics and/or semiconductor industries.
  • Expertise in EDA or similar software technology, with detailed experience in EDA design tools a plus.
  • Experience developing commercial and innovation strategies in a complex, global environment.
  • Experience with developing formal product innovation processes and roadmaps; able to use consumer insights and data analytics to support decisions; experience consolidating/simplifying product lines and marketing to a customer base.
  • An inspirational people leader with the ability to recruit, develop and retain a high-performing team.
  • Exceptional financial management skills; leads strategic planning and budgeting processes; interprets financial data for effective decision making; anticipates potential issues and implement plans for corrective action.
  • Experience as an industry thought leader, including the participation in industry forums, panels, and speaking engagements; active in relevant industry associations.
  • Able to influence others through both direct and indirect networks; a consensus builder and change agent.
  • Excellent spoken and written presentation skills; ability to create high quality, captivating presentations; confidence in communicating at all levels and sizes of audience.
  • A flexible, dynamic, self-demanding and proactive individual; able to motivate him/herself and others; a natural bias for action.
Other Qualifications
  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or similar; MBA preferred.
  • Active with relevant industry associations.
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally up to 50%.

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:

Siemens Industry Software Inc. is a technology supplier to the United States Federal Government.  Recently The White House issued an Executive Order requiring most federal workers, contractors and subcontractors who do business with the government to get vaccinated against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.  The Company has decided to pause enforcement of the vaccine mandate for the time being while the issue is addressed by the courts. We will be monitoring the situation closely and may lift the pause if required to do so in order to be in compliance with federal law.  If this pause is lifted, you will be expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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