Application Support Engineer - Calibre Physical Verification - 293410

TX, United States of America

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Application Support Engineer - Calibre Physical Verification - 293410

Mentor Graphics is now Siemens EDA

Siemens EDA is a global technology leader in Electronic Design Automation software. Our software tools enable companies around the world to develop new and highly innovative electronic products faster and more cost-effectively. Our customers use our tools to push the boundaries of technology and physics in order to deliver better products in the increasingly complex world of chip, board and system design.

As an Application Support Engineer for Calibre product line, you will help customer’s design teams and CAD teams solve complex problems in IC circuit and physical verification.

You will work with a variety of local and global customers, gain a broad view of design practices in the industry, and supporting a variety of chip design styles and design methodologies. You will also get to work at the forefront of fabless and foundry interactions to optimize layout verification tools.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Working closely with Calibre customers to resolve their usage and flow issues and manage their requests for flow development and support
  • Solving challenging layout and circuit verification issues in the most advanced nodes.
  • Supporting tape-out activities and debugging complex flow and tools issues.
  • Design, implement & deploy CAD solutions on top of Calibre flows to help customers in their flow development.
  • Closely partner with product R&D teams to influence product features and roadmaps
  • Interfacing with the sales teams to align on the accounts strategy and provide leads to deploy Calibre flows and solutions
  • Collaborate with Product teams to report issues and understand new features and help deploying these with Siemens EDA customers
  • Helping customers and product teams on testing features and replicating issue to help improve tools and flows
  • Collaborate with worldwide support organization to communicate the current activities and align to the global strategy.
  • Participate in creating user related content (packaged test cases, rules, sample flow illustrations)
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required but only after the environment returns to safe/normal travel conditions
Qualifications / Skills & Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Microelectronics, or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of experience in IC verification in today’s complex nanometer technologies (28nm and below included FinFET technologies)
  • Strong expertise in the Physical Verification, DRC/LVS and sign-off experience.
  • Strong understanding of physical layout and related verification issues.
  • Ability to collaborate with customers for rule writing and development.
  • Strong verbal / written communication skills; excellent active listening skills.
  • Background in Design automation
  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Microelectronics, or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of advanced technologies (16nm and below) and their verification flow.
  • Knowledge of calibre SVRF/TVF.
  • Solid knowledge using Siemens tools: Calibre DRC/LVS, Calibre PERC, Calibre xRC, Calibre xACT-3D or their equivalent.
  • Expertise of DFM methodology and related design flows.
  • Ability to develop scripts in Tcl/Perl/Python

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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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