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Applications Engineer, Sr Staff

Company: Synopsys
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Staff Applications Engineer - RTLFullFlow


USA - California - Mountain View/Sunnyvale

Job Description and Requirements

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 RTL2GDS Full flow Engineer to join the team. Does this sound like a good role for you?
In this role, you will support the sale and adoption of Synopsys products.
* Provides technical and engineering insight and direction to help and improve usability, applicability, and adoption of products, platforms, and solutions to meet customer business needs.
* Diagnoses, troubleshoots, and resolves complex technical issues on customer installations; deploy and trains customers on new implementations and capabilities.
* Reviews and understands feedback on product and solutions performance from customers and other application partners; works directly with Research and Development (R&D) to develop and implement the technical roadmap, specifications, and validation for improvements and enhancements.
* Partners with customer technical managers and Sales to identify business challenges, develop effective technical solutions for new accounts and increase utilization and retention of products on current accounts.
Key Qualifications:
* RTL to GDSII full flow experience or knowledge is preferable.
* Strong interest and understanding of Advanced Node & Design methodologies.
* Must possess collaborative teamwork experience and the aptitude and motivation to work with other internal and customer groups.
* Excellent verbal and written presentation/communication skills are mandatory.
* Hands-on experience in all aspects of synthesis, physical design static timing analysis, equivalence checking, parasitic extraction, DRC/LVS, and power analysis.
* Knowledge of ASIC implementation domains outside of RTL2GDS including RTL coding, Verification, formal checking is a plus.
* Good scripting skills (Perl, Tcl, Python); knowledge of CAD automation methods.
Preferred Experience:
* BSEE or equivalent, required with 12+ years of Synthesis experience, or MSEE, or equivalent with 8+ years of Synthesis experience.
* Tool knowledge expected: Front end Synthesis tools & Back-end P&R tools (Design Compiler, ICC2, Fusion Compiler, Genus, Innovus)
* Tool knowledge (preferred): STA (Primetime, Tempus), IR drop analysis (Redhawk, Voltus), Extraction (Star-RCXT, Quantus), Formal verification (Formality, Conformal)
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.

The base salary range across the U.S. for this role is between $133,000-$232,000. In addition, this role may be eligible for an annual bonus, equity, and other discretionary bonuses. Synopsys offers comprehensive health, wellness, and financial benefits as part of a of a competitive total rewards package. The actual compensation offered will be based on a number of job-related factors, including location, skills, experience, and education. Your recruiter can share more specific details on the total rewards package upon request.

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United States

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Applications Engineering

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Keywords: Synopsys, Sunnyvale , Applications Engineer, Sr Staff, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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