Software QoR Engineer

Job Description

Company: Siemens EDA

Job Title: Software QoR Engineer

Job Reference #:  327116

Job Location: Fremont, CA

Mentor Graphics is now Siemens EDA

We are looking for people to build their careers in the rapidly growing and innovative Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry. As the IC design becomes larger and more complex, the quality of result (QoR) of implementation EDA products is our key competitive edge to overcoming the high demanding performance of IC design in every aspects.

This position would be responsible for ensuring the overall functional quality of our IC implementation product Aprisa on all required platforms. You will learn to understand the complex design methodology, features, customer challenges and future trends of IC design in both front-end and back-end flows. As you step into the job, you would need to create, document, and execute such methodologies that might involve complicated workflows or multiple components. As your experience grows, you will be able to tackle complex technical problems and provide inputs to the design direction for different components of our product. Occasionally, you might be called upon to consult with customers about future enhancements and upgrades.

As you build up your career, you can contribute using your special expertise with multiple system, software disciplines, as well as general knowledge of related fields, application implications and customer areas. While you will often work with wide latitude for independent judgement, you will also be required to work with different teams on the various perspectives of our product. The focus of this position is to surpass customer expectations on achieving high quality and timely deliveries.

Organization: Siemens EDA

Product: Aprisa


  • Identify and report actively on QoR and other issues
  • Analyze and reproduce issues and provide replay that would expedite the development with minimum resource to fix and improve
  • Verify fixes and enhancements, and provide QoR results to corresponding parties
  • Enhance and expand coverage over various components and collaborate with different teams for future developments
  • Respond, recover and resolve any critical issues that might impact development cycles
  • Deliver and support customers over various aspects of release products

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor or above degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related fields
  • Programming skills in C or any other popular languages
  • UNIX experience and shell scripting
  • Capable of working independently as well as collaborating with different teams
  • Needs to accommodate working hours with team members in different time zones.
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be a self-motivated learner with a proactive attitude towards unfamiliar ideas and areas

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Knowledge of IC design flow (front/back end) experience
  • 1-5 years experiences w/ IC EDA tool usage.
  • Experience with TCL scripting

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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