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Siemens Digital Industries Software

Transform the Everyday

Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly growing and constantly innovating Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry? Do you enjoy working with cutting edge technology and solving the most challenging and demanding problems of the new decade? Are you interested in working across a range of areas from application engineering support and management, verification and validation of complex semiconductor ICs, system testing, and beyond? If so, Siemens EDA could be the place for you!

Job Description:

With a long term legacy of success, innovation and customer awards, Siemens EDA is the world’s largest provider of Digital Software to the semiconductor industry. We enable companies to develop better electronic products faster and more cost-effectively. Our innovative products and solutions help engineers conquer design challenges in the increasingly complex worlds of board and chip design. We have a unique company culture. With its corporate headquarters in Wilsonville, Oregon and market dominance in the Americas and other continents around the world, we value ethical action in all of our endeavors. Integrity is a critical component of who we are and what we do. We also value truthful communication. We strive to build trusting relationships with our employees, customers, and partners which have a positive influence in creating winning results. Recognition for individual and team achievement at Siemens EDA is regularly awarded. We never forget that it’s the hard work and dedication of our people that wins our company recognition with our customers and within our industry. Working for Siemens EDA is working for the leader in its class. Our employees are self-motivated and have come to expect competent leadership from our managers and executives.

This Applications Engineer (AE) position delivers technical expertise for Advance Functional Verification of digital, mixed-signal, and analog IC chip designs based on Siemens EDA’s DVT products and services. It provides support for both pre-sales and post-sales assessment of customer needs as well as quick implementation/execution of the solution. You’ll work on cutting edge technology working side by side with our customers in close collaboration with R&D and marketing in a cross-functional, interdependent environment. This is an ideal position for candidates who like to strategize, interact with and influence others, possess strong design and/or verification background, requiring both in depth knowledge of HDL and HVL, as well as strong scripting skills for writing test programs and tooling to meet customer needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership in the sales and support of a wide range to Advance Functional Verification technologies for our leading edge customers
  • Integrates DVT products and services (at the block/chip/system level) and ensures expected behavior in customer’s environments
  • Perform assessments of customer environments and requirements, providing expertise on topics such as: Verification planning, Testbench development using SV/UVM methodologies, Advance Functional verification and modeling of digital/mixed-signal ASICs and SoCs, Failure analysis and resolution, Coverage analysis, RTL/Gate-simulations, Regression debug and other flow/infrastructure development and testing
  • Accountable for the strategy creation, uncovering, scoping, and technical validity of the solutions to achieve the customer’s design and verification objectives
  • Keeps other technical peers (country wide) informed of new and emerging technologies, share best practices and information
  • Become a trusted advisor to customer’s business problems and eventually earns the trust to influence customer’s decision process and business objectives
  • Articulate customer’s technical needs and requirements to product engineering, influence and shape product direction
  • Deliver ongoing customer training classes and consulting related to advance verification topics, as well as assist in driving the adoption of these into customer design and verification process, participate in developing technical white papers, attend local and regional technical seminars and technology conferences to educate and promote DVT solutions and network with attendees
  • Participate in lead roles solicited by management

Travel:

  • Approximately 25% travel to various Silicon Valley customer sites.

Skills & Requirements:

  • BS in electrical, computer or electronics engineering, computer science, or equivalent discipline with 15+ years of verification or related experience
  • MS in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, or equivalent discipline with 10+ years of verification or related experience
  • Strong background with HDLs (e.g. Verilog, VHDL), HVLs (e.g. SystemVerilog/UVM, OVM, AVM, Vera, Specman, OOP), System C and methodologies (e.g. Directed/Constraint Random, UPF, Coverage, Assertion)
  • Demonstrated experience with Advance Test Bench creation and Simulation of complex SoC environments, makefile creation, use of Python, Perl, C/C++ scripts
  • Strong trouble shooting, triage and debugging skills
  • Deep knowledge of semiconductor IC industry – ASIC, FPGA, SoC, Memory, Interconnect, CPU architectures, embedded systems
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, results oriented, team environment
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Energetic and self-motivated

Additional Skills Preferred (but not required):

  • Prior 10+ years Applications engineering experience is a plus
  • Knowledgeable in the areas of Verification IP protocols e.g. AMBA, USB, ETHERNET, PCIE, DDR, HBM, other
  • Knowledge and experience in emerging technologies – AI, ML, 5G, Automotive, IoT, Networking and Functional Safety (FuSa)
  • Real Number Modelling (RNM) design, simulation and measurement experience
  • Formal Property Checking, Clock Domain Crossing, Hardware Emulation and FPGA prototyping methodology
  • Prior leadership roles or experiences

Why us?

Working at Siemens Software means flexibility – Choosing between working at home and the office at other times is the norm here. We offer great benefits and rewards, as you’d expect from a world leader in industrial software.

A collection of over 377,000 minds building the future, one day at a time in over 200 countries. We’re dedicated to equality, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities we work in. All employment decisions at Siemens are based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Bring your curiosity and creativity and help us shape tomorrow!

Siemens Software. Transform the Everyday

The total cash compensation range for this position is $135,700 to $271,400 with 20% of this being comprised of an annual incentive target. If you reside in the San Francisco Bay Area the total cash compensation range for this position is $155,700 to $295,800 with 20% of this being comprised of an annual incentive target. The actual compensation offered is based on the successful candidate’s work location as well as additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education/training. Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees. Details regarding our benefits can be found here: www.benefitsquickstart.com In addition, this position is eligible for time off in accordance with Company policies, including paid sick leave paid parental leave, PTO (for non-exempt employees) or non-accrued flexible vacation (for exempt employees).