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Company: Siemens EDA

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer

Job Reference #:  413362

Job Location: Waltham MA

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

Siemens EDA is looking for a software development engineer to work in the Hardware Assisted Verification (HAV) division.  HAV develops and manufactures emulators for functional verification of System-on-Chip circuit designs.  In emulation systems, custom software compiles a circuit design's high-level description into a low level binary representation that can be loaded and run on the emulation hardware.  The individual that fills this position will become a member of emulator compiler specialists developing the compiler software for Siemens EDA’s next generation emulators.

The Senior Software Development Engineer will have responsibilities in development and improvement of the part of the compiler that analyzes the customer design in order to map it on the emulator resources.  This includes analysis of clock and data networks, partitioning, placing and synthesis of logic to support the mapping of the customer design onto the emulator.  The individual will participate in design and implementation of new functionality for this part of the compiler as well as support current functionality. The work will be mostly in C++ on Linux.  They will write system level tests that use software simulation as well as develop new testing methods.  This position will include interaction with other software teams as well as HAV hardware teams in an international, multi-site, development environment.

Job Qualifications:

Required Skills:

  • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering + 8 years of EDA industry experience OR MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering + 5 years of EDA industry experience OR PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering + 2 years of EDA industry experience.
  • The EDA industry experience should be in software development developing large C++ applications as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated experience with algorithm and data structure design.
  • Understanding of gate level digital logic design.

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated Experience in EDA software development, especially in timing analysis, synthesis, design partition or placement is a plus.
  • Software engineering skills with experience in use of Unix/Linux OS.
  • Demonstrated experience with software testing methods.
  • Experience in use of Hardware description language (Verilog/Vhdl).
  • Experience in use of a software simulation tools (Modelsim, etc).
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (PERL or Python).

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 salary range for this position is $121,400 to $218,500 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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