Applications Engineer Consultant EDA Functional Verification*

3+ months agoFremont, CA

Mentor Graphics is now Siemens EDA

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

Are you ready to build a careerin a rapidly growing and constantly innovating Electronic Design Automation(EDA) industry? Do you enjoy working with cutting edge technology and solving themost challenging and demanding problems of the new decade? Are you interestedin working across a range of areas from application engineering support andmanagement, verification and validation of complex semiconductor ICs, systemtesting, and beyond? If so, Siemens EDA could be the place for you!

Job Description:

With a long term legacy ofsuccess, innovation and customer awards, Siemens EDA is the world's largestprovider of Digital Software to the semiconductor industry. We enable companiesto develop better electronic products faster and more cost-effectively. Ourinnovative products and solutions help engineers conquer design challenges inthe increasingly complex worlds of board and chip design. We have a uniquecompany culture. With its corporate headquarters in Wilsonville, Oregon and marketdominance in the Americas and other continents around the world, we valueethical action in all of our endeavors. Integrity is a critical component ofwho we are and what we do. We also value truthful communication. We strive tobuild trusting relationships with our employees, customers, and partners whichhave a positive influence in creating winning results. Recognition for individualand team achievement at Siemens EDA is regularly awarded. We never forget thatit's the hard work and dedication of our people that wins our companyrecognition with our customers and within our industry. Working for Siemens EDAis working for the leader in its class. Our employees are self-motivated andhave come to expect competent leadership from our managers and executives.

This Applications Engineer (AE)position delivers technical expertise for Functional Verification of digital,mixed-signal, and analog IC chip designs based on Siemens EDA's DVT productsand services. It provides support for both pre-sales and post-sales assessmentof customer needs as well as quick implementation/execution of the solution.You'll work on cutting edge technology working side by side with our customersin close collaboration with R&D and marketing in a cross-functional,interdependent environment. This is an ideal position for candidates who liketo interact with and influence others, possess strong design and/or verificationbackground, requiring both in depth knowledge of HDL and HVL, as well as strongscripting skills for writing test programs and tooling to meet customer needs.


  • Provide technical leadership in the sales and support of a wide range to Functional Verification technologies for our leading edge customers
  • Integrates DVT products and services (at the block/chip/system level) and ensures expected behavior in customer's environments
  • Perform assessments of customer environments and requirements, providing expertise on topics such as: Verification planning, Testbench development using SV/UVM methodologies, Functional verification and modeling of digital/mixed-signal ASICs and SoCs, Failure analysis and resolution, Coverage analysis, RTL/Gate-simulations, Regression debug and other flow/infrastructure development and testing
  • Accountable for the uncovering, scoping, and technical validity of the solutions to achieve the customer's design and verification objectives
  • Keeps other technical peers (country wide) informed of new and emerging technologies, share best practices and information
  • Become a trusted advisor to customer's business problems and eventually earns the trust to influence customer's decision process and business objectives
  • Articulate customer's technical needs and requirements to product engineering, influence and shape product direction
  • Deliver ongoing customer training classes and consulting related to advance verification topics, as well as assist in driving the adoption of these into customer design and verification process, participate in developing technical white papers, attend local and regional technical seminars and technology conferences to educate and promote DVT solutions and network with attendees
  • Mentor and/or coach junior AEs on the team, participate in lead roles solicited by management


Approximately 25% travel tovarious local customer sites.

Skills & Requirements:

  • BS in electrical, computer or electronics engineering, computer science, or equivalent discipline with 7+ years of verification or related experience
  • MS in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, or equivalent discipline with 5+ years of verification or related experience
  • Strong background with HDLs (e.g. Verilog, VHDL), HVLs (e.g. SystemVerilog/UVM, OVM, AVM, Vera, Specman, OOP), System C and methodologies (e.g. Directed/Constraint Random, UPF, Coverage, Assertion)
  • Demonstrated experience with Advance Test Bench creation and Simulation of complex SoC environments, makefile creation, use of Python, Perl, C/C++ scripts
  • Strong trouble shooting, triage and debugging skills
  • Deep knowledge of semiconductor IC industry - ASIC, SoC, Memory, Interconnect, CPU architectures, embedded systems
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, results oriented, team environment
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Energetic and self-motivated
  • Priorleadership roles or experiences

Additional Skills Preferred (but not required):

  • Prior 5-10 years Applications Engineering experience is a plus
  • Knowledgeable in the areas of Verification IP protocols e.g. AMBA, USB, ETHERNET, PCIE, DDR, HBM, other
  • Knowledge and experience in emerging technologies - AI, ML, 5G, Automotive, IoT, Networking and Functional Safety (FuSa)
  • Real Number Modelling (RNM) design, simulation and measurement experience
  • Formal Property Checking, Clock Domain Crossing, Hardware Emulation and FPGA prototyping methodology
  • Prior leadership roles or experiences

The total cash compensation range for this position is $134,700 to $269,400 with 20% of this being comprised of an annual incentive target. If you reside in the Bay Area the total cash compensation range for this position is $154,800 to $294,100 with 20% of this being comprised of annual incentive target. 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).

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow's reality. Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here:





Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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Client-provided location(s): Fremont, CA, USA
Job ID: SIemens-232356-en-us

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • HSA
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
  • Parental Benefits
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
    • Sabbatical
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • Company Equity
  • Professional Development
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program