R&D Engineer, Sr Staff in Sunnyvale, CA

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Synopsys Inc   •  

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Industry: Information Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Description and Requirements

The senior level R&D Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing, troubleshooting, and debugging software programs. Responsible for research and development in area of electronic design automation with focus on tackling real-world challenges in timing analysis in PrimeTime team. The Engineer will develop software tools using C++ for solving problems in timing analysis of IC design flow. This is a job with large responsibility, needing creative and high quality robust solutions. Candidate will be working with large designs in multi-threaded algorithmic domain. Candidate is expected to drive technical innovation within the context of a high performing and collaborative R&D environment


  • Designs algorithms and data structures that scale with any design size and are deployed in high quality software products
  • Customarily exercises a high level of independent judgment and interpretation in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain results
  • Understands customer wants and needs
  • Frequently performs in project leadership role
  • Coordinates activities of other personnel as a team lead
  • Initiates new cross-organizational projects
  • Advises senior management on specialized technical or business issues
  • Interacts with management and senior external personnel on matters requiring coordination across internal groups

Desired Skills and Requirements

  • Experience in programming software for electronic design automation
  • Experience on development of complex software projects, proficient in C/C++ coding, and a strong background in data structures and algorithms
  • Have strong desire to learn and explore new technologies and demonstrate good analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Able to encourage and motivate others to support new solution or direction
  • Prior knowledge and experience of EDA/CAD tool development is a plus
  • MS/PhD with a minimum of 12+ years of related experience

Valid Through: 2019-10-18