Principal Software Engineer - EDA / C++

Job Description

Company: Siemens EDA 
Job Title: Principal Software Engineer
Job Location: Fremont, CA
Requisition:  313373

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Siemens EDA is a global technology leader in electronic design automation software.  Our software tools enable technology companies around the globe to develop the most advanced and highly innovative electrical products.  Our customers depend on our tools to push the boundaries of technology and physics to deliver the best electronic products in an increasingly complex world of chip, PCB board, and electrical system design. Whether it’s the chips in your cell phone, electrical systems in, the airliner you travel in, or the autonomous driving systems in the automobile you drive our products have probably touched the technology you use every day.

The Pricipal Software Engineer will work on a new award-winning product for three-dimensional Integrated Circuit (3DIC) power/thermal signoff verification at Siemens EDA division.  Responsibilities include the design, development, and implementation of algorithms and software code to solve large systems such as on-chip power grid and system level power delivery network.


  • Develop efficient and accurate models for IC behavior at advanced technology nodes
  • Design efficient methods/models to analyze reliability, electrical, and thermal effects in digital and analog circuits.
  • Architect and develop distributed solutions to solve large problems.
  • Work on the code of simulation/extraction/static-timing/thermal analysis

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Master’s degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering is required.
  • Strong mathematic knowledge of matrix and numerical algorithms is required.
  • Extensive coding experience in C/C++ is required.  
  • Electronic design automation experience is a plus.
  • Experience in circuit simulation and parasite extraction is a plus.
  • Experience in thermal analysis is a plus.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Experience in circuit simulation, and parasite extraction.
  • Knowledge of EDA design flow, LEF/DEF/Liberty/SDC.
  • Knowledge of thermal analysis, finite element method or finite volume method.

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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