OPC Product Engineer

Job Description

Company: Siemens EDA

Job Title: OPC Product Engineer

Job Reference #:  341653

Job Location: Fremont, CA, Wilsonville, OR

Mentor Graphics is now Siemens EDA

Siemens EDA is a global technology leader in electronic design automation software. Our software tools enable companies around the world to develop new and highly innovative electronic products faster and more cost-effectively. Our customers use our tools to push the boundaries of technology and physics in order to deliver better products in the increasingly complex world of chip, board and system design.

We are looking to add to our world-class team of Product Engineers supporting our Calibre Resolution Enhancement Technology (RET) tools to aid in our rapid growth and expanding research and development activities. The role of a RET Product Engineer at Mentor involves supporting OPC and Advanced RET deployment at leading-edge manufacturing facilities.


  • This position will focus primarily on the development of mask synthesis flows and solutions for patterning processes.
  • The Product Engineer role provides an extraordinary opportunity to help define and support the development of enabling RET/OPC capabilities for next-generation lithography processes.
  • The PE role requires close collaboration with R&D software engineering, product marketing, and our customers.
  • This position reports to the Calibre Senior OPC Product Manager.
  • Responsibilities include
    • providing in-depth technical support and training to our customers, defining and characterizing new capabilities, supporting research partnerships, and working closely with
    • Product Marketing to communicate the value and benefits of new features and capabilities.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Candidates for this position should have a strong interest in supporting enabling software technology for RET.
  • BSEE, MSEE/ MS or Ph.D. Physics, Physical Chemistry, Material Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science required.
  • Candidates should have a working familiarity with Unix and Linux OS, and previous experience with TCL, Perl, Python scripting, or C programming, while not necessary, is desirable.
  • A good understanding of semiconductor processing and lithography, in particular, is highly desirable.
  • A detailed understanding of photoresist chemistry is a plus, as is any experience with OPC modeling, OPC set-up, lithographic processing, and OPC software development is a plus.
  • The position requires well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Ph.D. and minimum 3 years of industry experience, or MS and minimum of 5 years of industry experience desired.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require an employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

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.






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Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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