Senior Applications Engineer

ANSYS   •  

San Jose, CA

Industry: Technology

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5 - 7 years

Posted 36 days ago

Description

SUMMARY The Senior Application Engineer is responsible for providing world-class assistance to customers and channel partners in the usage of our products, as well as for leveraging knowledge and relationships to assist in growing our software business in line with the corporate vision and performance expectations.  Apply knowledge and experience in the areas of RTL design, custom circuit analysis, high-speed VLSI design, standard cell physical layout, power-grid extraction, timing analysis, noise analysis, and voltage drop effects with various CAD tools to solve problems in complex System-on-Chip (SoC).   RESPONSIBILITIES •Product Support/Customer Training:   oSupport and train customers promptly and effectively in order to improve our customers’ productivity and satisfaction with Semiconductor Business Unit simulation products oIndependently providing and coordinating support for multiple designs for assigned customers through tape-out and to verify that these designs are clean within customer expectations oApply knowledge in the areas of Custom circuit analysis, RTL design,  High-performance VLSI design, Standard cell physical layout, Power-grid extraction, Timing analysis, Noise analysis, and Voltage drop effects with various CAD tools to solve problems in complex System-on-Chip (SoC). •Key Customer Development:  Consistently improve our understanding of customers’ workflow and technical needs and communicate new opportunities and risks to Sales; proactively work to grow the software usage by demonstrating new solutions •Sales Assistance:  Collaborate with  Sales in order to grow sales volume in existing markets •Product Development Assistance:  Collaborate with Product Development as needed to improve software products and the customers’ experience using these products   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS •Minimum BSEE with a minimum of 5 years of experience or MSEE   •Custom circuit analysis & design, standard cell physical layout, timing and noise analysis, or voltage drop effects with CAD tools •Strong technical knowledge related to EDA tools on layout, STA, Extraction-SPEF/DSPF and Spice •Ability to develop utilities for troubleshooting and debugging problems utilizing knowledge of the UNIX operating systems and proficiency in scripting using Perl or Tcl •Excellent verbal and written communication skills   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS •PhD in Electrical Engineering preferred •Ability to travel as needed •Ability to work independently with minimal guidance •Strong problem solving skills    CULTURE AND VALUES Culture and values are incredibly important to ANSYS. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company: • Customer focus • Results and Accountability • Innovation • Transparency and Integrity • Mastery • Inclusiveness • Sense of urgency • Collaboration and Teamwork