Job Description and Requirements

As Senior Manager R&D for Photonic Solutions you lead the software development and PDK development teams in Enschede (NL) and Ossining (NY, USA). Photonic Solutions is accelerating adoption of Photonics and Photonic IC technologies and serving more than 300 customers worldwide with three product groups: RSoft Photonic Device Tools, Photonic System Tools and the PIC Design Suite.


In this role you will:

Manage the software development activities, including the design, development, troubleshooting, and debugging of software programs.
Oversee the development of software for various operating systems, compilers, utilities, databases, etc.
Align with Product Management, Customer Support and Business Development within the BU and align with other R&D groups within Synopsys.
Instill trust, ensure accountability and drive the R&D activities to be predictable and of the right quality.
Customarily manage activities of two or more departments – which may be through lower-level managers who exercise full supervision in terms of costs, methods, and staffing.
Have a significant role in developing, modifying and executing company policies that affect immediate operations and may also have company-wide effect
Advise senior management on specialized technical or business issues.
Implement strategic policies when selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria to obtain results.
Regularly interacts with senior management or executive levels on difficult matters concerning several functional areas, multiple business units, and/or customers.

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