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Staff Applications Engineer - Physical Design

Company: Synopsys
Location: Austin
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Staff Applications Engineer - Physical Design


USA - Texas - Austin

Job Description and Requirements

In this role, you will participate in the sale and adoption of Synopsys products.

  • Provides technical and engineering insight and direction to support 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 acts upon product feedback 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.
    • Exceptional interest and knowledge of Advanced Node & Design methodologies.
    • Must possess a proven 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); working knowledge of CAD automation methods.
      Preferred Experience:
      • BSEE or equivalent, required with 8+ years of Synthesis/P&R experience, or MSEE, or equivalent with 5+ years of Synthesis/P&R 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) 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.

        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 $111,000-$194,000. 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

        Job Subcategory

        Applications Engineering

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