Parasitic Extraction QA Engineer (Remote) - 382272

Wilsonville, OR

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Parasitic Extraction QA Engineer (Remote) - 382272

Siemens EDA – A Siemens Business, is a global technology leader in Electronic Design Automation, providing software solutions that help engineers around the world design and manufacture new and highly innovative electronic products. Each year, our customers use our tools to push the boundaries of technology and physics to deliver smaller, faster, and more reliable products that run the world’s high-tech devices.

Position Overview

We are looking for a highly motivated software quality engineer to work on Calibre’s parasitic extraction software product in the Design to Silicon business unit. These products deliver accurate parasitic data for comprehensive post-layout analysis and simulation of integrated circuit designs. You will be part of a team responsible for testing, debugging, and qualifying software releases and updates. Quality assurance responsibilities will involve the design, development, and execution of application-specific functional and regression tests used to measure the quality, robustness, performance, and usefulness of these products in our customer's semiconductor design flow. You will collaborate with senior software engineers, quality assurance specialists, marketing, and customer support professionals to help deliver timely product releases that provide value to our customers. The ideal engineer will develop and maintain a product test environment that supports quality assurance testing of releases and patches as well as be challenged to develop innovative automated test cases and develop the processes and tools needed to influence and improve the quality of the Calibre xACT product.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with automating and maintaining regression test suites
  • Prior experience with UNIX and/or LINUX platforms.
  • Shell Scripting experience or other scripting languages (e.g., bash, ksh, csh, Perl, Python)
  • Programming experience in C, C++, or Java
  • Familiar with using defect tracking systems
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Practical experience with source code control tools (e.g., GIT, Perforce, Subversion, CVS, etc.)
  • Software quality assurance expertise and process knowledge

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field.
  • An understanding of IC physical design, layout, and verification flows is highly desired
  • Knowledge of IC manufacturing process flows is beneficial

The ideal candidate should also exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • A highly developed desire to learn new technologies and quickly assimilate knowledge
  • Eagerness to break software and a curiosity about how things work
  • Exposure to CAD/CAE environments that involve circuit simulation, parasitic extraction, and netlisting tools
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong teammate with solid interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivation, self-discipline, and the ability to set personal goals and work consistently towards them will go far towards contributing to your success.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform crucial job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

The salary range for this position is $78,500 to $141,300, and this role is eligible to earn incentive compensation. 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: 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).


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