Product Engineer - Library Characterization

Job Description

 Company: Siemens EDA

Job Title: Product Engineer – Library Characterization

Job Reference #:  297365

Job Location: Saskatoon, SK

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:

As a Library characterization Product Engineer the primary responsibility is for supporting the technical development and deployment of our characterization solutions for standard cells and I/Os. Will be handling a wide range of technical issues, from spice simulations to advanced modelling of timing, noise and variation, working closely with our world-class field applications and engineering teams to enhance the accuracy, performance, and ease-of-use of our characterization solutions.


  • Will be responsible for application development, specification reviews and working with cross functional core teams defining multiple aspects of our characterization solutions.
  • Generate technical collateral, application notes, and training materials for the purpose of internal/external training sessions.
  • Involved in profiling and identifying bottlenecks in performance, I/O, disk and memory usage on customer compute farm and cloud environments.
  • Interface with/support application engineers and managers for deployment, identify and support new features, and develop or enhance dedicated characterization flows


  • Bachelor's degree (Master’s degree a plus) or foreign academic equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field. Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience. 
  • Experience with industry standard characterization tools
  • Familiar with .libs, including CCS timing/noise/power/variability.
  • Understand methodologies involved in characterization and validation of standard cells and I/Os.
  • Experience simulating nanometer analog designs with industry standard SPICE Simulators.
  • Knowledge of Asic design flow and basics of STA.
  • Familiar with EDA design environments (unix) and able to script in standard languages, including TCL.
  • Must be able to work with a world-class, Ph.D. caliber development team .
  • Self-motivated individual with excellent problem solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption





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

Full / Part time: Full-time

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