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Applications Engineering, Sr Engineer

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Category: Engineering Hire Type: Employee
Job ID 49973BR Date posted 05/08/2024
At Synopsys, we’re at the heart of the innovations that change the way we work and play. Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence. The cloud. 5G. The Internet of Things. These breakthroughs are ushering in the Era of Smart Everything. And we’re powering it all with the world’s most advanced technologies for chip design and software security. If you share our passion for innovation, we want to meet you.

Our Silicon Design & Verification business is all about building high-performance silicon chips—faster. We’re the world’s leading provider of solutions for designing and verifying advanced silicon chips. And we design the next-generation processes and models needed to manufacture those chips. We enable our customers to optimize chips for power, cost, and performance—eliminating months off their project schedules.

We’re looking for an Applications Engineer to join the team.

Does this sound like a good role for you?
  • In this role, you’d provide technical and engineering insight and direction to support and improve usability, applicability, and adoption of products, platforms, and solutions to meet customer business needs.
  • You’d diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve complex technical issues on customer installations—plus you’d deploy and train customers on new implementations and capabilities.
  • You’d review and analyze feedback on product and solutions performance from customers and other application partners, working directly with Research and Development (R&D) to develop and implement technical roadmaps, specifications, and validation for improvements and enhancements.
  • As a partner with customer technical leaders and sales, you’d identify business challenges, develop effective technical solutions for new accounts, and increase utilization and retention of products on current accounts. Enable relevant and advanced methodologies to meet customer goals; leveraging the best-in-class features of Synopsys tools.
Job Description:

The Signoff Applications Engineer will be focusing on supporting Synopsys digital signoff and timing closure solutions and business growth in areas of timing sign-off, power analysis, robustness analysis and margin recovery, and design closure. This position is responsible for:
  • Timely identification and resolution of customer business requirements independently with high-quality outcome.
  • Supporting and partnering with Sales and customer top people to identify business challenges and opportunities and develop strategic solutions for increasing utilization and retention of Synopsys products.
  • Working directly with customers to gain a full understanding of their issues and expectations from the competitive climate. Helping customers resolve critical technical issues and boost productivity with Synopsys’s advanced technologies and solutions.
  • Contributing knowledge sharing to the Eco-system, industry forum, and summit.
  • Collaborating and communicating with the global R&D groups independently for customer feedback on Synopsys solution enhancement, development, and implementation on the technical roadmap, specifications, and deployments.
  • Proactively contributing to the corporation in areas of tool improvement and leveraged support, presenting product-specific technical training, and engagement activities to customers.
  • Business travel will be required for this position.

Requirements:
  • BS in EE/CS/Semiconductor with 7+ years, or Master in EE/CS/Semiconductor or equivalent with 4+ years of relevant experience.
  • Hands-on experiences should include Static Timing Analysis (STA), Synopsys Design Constraints (SDC), Timing ECO/Timing Closure, and digital power analysis using industry-standard EDA tools with strong debugging skills.
  • Experience in advanced technology nodes signoff is preferred.
  • The knowledge and experience in R2G design implementation (synthesis to P&R), power analysis, UPF low-power design, full-chip design closure, and SDC management will be a big plus.
  • Proficient capabilities in script programming including Tcl, Perl, Python, or other popular scripting languages. Essential debugging skill is desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written presentation/communication in global collaboration skills are mandatory. Be familiar with project management best practices.
  • Excellent teamwork spirit, leadership, customer sensitivity, the ability to multiplex many issues & set priorities and have a helpful/caring attitude towards customers, and the desire to help customers exploit new technologies are essential for success in the position.


Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military veteran status, or disability.
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