Applications Engineer, Sr II


Austin, TX

Job Description and Requirements

At Synopsys, we’re at the heart of the innovations that change the way we work and play. Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence. The cloud. 5G. The Internet of Things. These breakthroughs are ushering in the Era of Smart Everything. And we’re powering it all with the world’s most advanced technologies for chip design and software security. If you share our passion for innovation, we want to meet you.

You will be a member of the Customer Success Group which offers the industry leading RTL verification platform consisting of multiple technologies. RTL Simulation provides advanced, built-in technologies, including full-featured testbench, complete assertion support, a library of assertion checkers. Also including a comprehensive coverage and study, to enable smart verification of complex system-on-chip designs. The Verification IP (VIP) portfolio has complete line of behavioral models, checkers and suite of compliance tests for advanced on-chip protocols. The Formal Verification platform offers static and formal methods that are the best in class. These combined with Hardware Assisted Verification and Emulation Systems create the Synopsys' Verification Platform.

The Application Engineer (AE) position gives you the opportunity to be part of a fantastic team working on Synopsys Verification Platform, primarily on the simulator, VCS. The responsibilities involve providing pre/post-sales technical support, including investigation of customers' current verification methodologies, presentations and deployment of the next gen ML techniques to accelerate chip development.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BS in CS/EE with 5+ years of experience in functional verification.
  • Knowledge of VLSI design flow and methodology, including HDL/HVL SystemVerilog, Verilog, VHDL, SystemC
  • Experience in front-end verification including RTL/TB coding, simulation debug
  • Working experience on UVM Methodologies
  • Knowledge of Low Power Design/Verification, Debug using Verdi is a plus
  • Proficient in UNIX usage, shell/Perl/YAML scripting
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to manage and coordinate discussions in a small group as well as present to larger groups

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“The base salary range across the U.S. for this role is between $XXX,XXX to $XXX,XXX. In addition, this role may be eligible for an annual bonus, equity, and other discretionary bonuses. Synopsys offers comprehensive health, wellness, and financial benefits as part of a competitive total rewards package. The actual compensation offered will be based on a number of job-related factors, including location, skills, experience, and education. Your recruiter can share more specific details on the total rewards package upon request.”