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ILT Applications Engineering Manager

Company: Synopsys
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

ILT Applications Engineering Manager


USA - Texas - Austin

Job Description and Requirements

Product / Application Engineering Manager - Inverse Lithography Technology (ILT)

This position holds product/applications engineering management responsibilities within the Inverse Lithography Technology (ILT) mask synthesis product team. ILT is the most advance mask solver used by many leading-edge wafer fab companies. We are seeking an experienced and creative Manager with significant OPC/RET, lithography and software scripting experience to help develop new RET/AF/ILT methods and to provide hands-on expert product engineering support for RET/AF/ILT tool usage.

Responsibilities include

  • Lead multi-functional and across company teams (R&D, QA & related applications team) to define and evaluate mask synthesis products and technologies for customer introduction and long-term roadmap deployment
  • Work with key customers and field support teams to resolve difficult problems and to develop requirements for future RET/AF/ILT needs.
  • Prototype and explore new RET/AF/ILT solution methods to guide development efforts
  • Manage internal teams and direct training of external customersWe desire a candidate with extensive model-based OPC/RET/verification, rule-based geometry processing and software scripting experience in advanced technologies to ensure new development work is optimal for leading-edge customers. Skills and experience should include:
    • MS (or equivalent experience) in electrical engineering, material science or physics, PhD preferred.
    • 3+ years of leadership and management experience
    • Very good knowledge of photolithography, OPC/RET principles, UNIX/Linux, and Python
    • Expert user of RET/AF/ILT software to understand current capability and limitations
    • Proficiency in mask OPC/ILT methodologies and technologies, with demonstrated experience in the complete mask tape out cycle.
    • Capability to lead multi-functional teams effectively.
    • Self-motivated, attention to detail, and good communication skills.
    • Strong problem-solving skills required with the ability to work in a fast paced and distributed team environment.
    • Moderate travel (-10%) will be needed (to internal offices in the USA but also to customer sites overseas).
      The Custom Design and Manufacturing Group provides market leading solutions for Custom Design, Circuit Simulation, Physical Verification, Process Technology Development, Advanced Lithography, and Manufacturing, driving the successful adoption of our best-in-class technologies and platforms at our broad and growing set of customers and partners across diverse market segments.

      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.

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      Synopsys has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

      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.

      Job Category



      United States

      Job Subcategory

      Applications Engineering

      Hire Type


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