Software Engineer

Job Description

Company: Siemens EDA

Job Title: Software Engineer

Job Reference #:  340350

Job Location: Waltham, MA

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Siemens EDA is a global technology leader in electronic design automation software. Our software tools enable companies around the world to develop new and innovative electronic products. Our customers use our tools to push the boundaries of technology and physics, to deliver better products in the increasingly complex world of electronics design.

Siemens EDA is looking for a software development engineer to work on its Veloce Emulator product.  Siemens EDA develops and manufactures emulators for functional verification of System-on-Chip circuit designs.  For emulation systems, custom software compiles a circuit design's high level description into a low level binary representation that can be loaded and run on the emulation hardware.  The individual that fills this position will become a member of emulator compiler specialists developing the compiler software for Siemens EDA's next generation emulators.

The Software Development Engineer will have responsibilities in development and improvement of the part of the compiler that analyzes the customer design in order to map it on the emulator resources.  This includes analysis of clock and data networks, partitioning, placing and synthesis of logic to support the mapping of the customer design onto the emulator.  The individual will participate in design and implementation of new functionality for this part of the compiler as well as support current functionality. The work will be mostly in C++ on Linux.  They will write system level tests that use software simulation as well as develop new testing methods.  This position will include interaction with other software teams as well as Veloce hardware teams in an international, multi-site, development environment.

Job Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
  • 0 to 3 years of industry, software development experience in developing large C++ applications as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated experience with algorithm and data structure design.
  • Understanding of gate level digital logic design.
  • Excel both in a team-oriented development and working independently.

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated Experience in EDA software development, especially in timing analysis, synthesis, design partition or placement is a plus.
  • Software engineering skills with experience in use of Unix/Linux OS.
  • Demonstrated experience with software testing methods.
  • Experience in use of Hardware description language (Verilog/Vhdl).
  • Experience in use of a software simulation tools (Modelsim, etc).
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (Python or SH script) would be useful.

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

Full / Part time: Full-time

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