Cadence Design Systems

The Cadence Palladium Platform is world most scalable emulation system that verifies most of the latest design innovations in consumer, mobile and enterprise electronics worldwide.

We are looking for talented software engineers to join our team and contribute to the world’s fastest emulator compiler development. You’ll have a great opportunity to make a difference by applying your creativity and problem-solving skills, learn and/or apply multi-threading/distributed computing to solve large scale compile problems such logic optimization, partitioning and scheduling.

Strong understanding of software data structure and algorithms and proficiency in C/C++ are basic job requirements.

The job is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA.



  • B.S. or higher in engineering, computer science or related field.
  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms and databases.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in C++, gdb debugging, and general software development skills

Nice to have

  • Interest in digital design
  • Scripting language skills in one of: Lisp/Skill, Python, Tcl.
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix development.
  • Exposure to build and version-control systems.
  • Coursework in Hardware Descript Language, such as Verilog, SystemVerilog, VHDL.
  • Exposure to electronic design platforms.