R&D Engineer, Sr I in Sunnyvale, CA

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Synopsys Inc   •  

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Industry: Information Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 52 days ago

Job Description and Requirements

R&D Engineer, Senior I

We are seeking an R&D engineer who will join the Synopsys TCAD team and contribute to the development of its industry-leading Finite Element/Finite Volume TCAD simulation platform. Primary responsibilities include designing, developing and implementing software infrastructure components, novel physics and geometry modeling engines and domain partitioning schemes to enable high throughput computations required for addressing problems of importance to leading-edge semiconductor companies. The successful candidate will join a high performing and collaborative R&D environment and will be expected to drive technical innovation with a dedication to high quality software development and customer satisfaction.


  • PhD or MS + 3 years developing software solutions to scientific computing problems such as diffusion, solid/fluid mechanics or electromagnetics.
  • Experience with modern algorithms for the computational solution of partial differential equations.
  • Strong design/programming skills in C++ and strong background in data structures and algorithms
  • Good oral and written skills.


  • Experience developing FEM (finite element method) or FVM (finite volume method) analysis simulators in commercial and/or industrial/research lab settings.
  • Experience with libraries and platforms relating to Python, Cloud Computing, TensorFlow and GPU computing.
  • Experience with MPI, domain decomposition or other parallel programming methods.
  • Familiarity with semiconductor process, device, and mechanics simulation tools

Valid Through: 2019-10-18