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Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer
by Admin on 12-09-2022 at 1:59 pm

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Cadence Design Systems Inc. is looking for a highly motivated Principal Software Engineer in Test to be a part of the AWR Research and Development team. You will be exposed to various capabilities of the AWR software platform, which is used for RF/microwave circuit design.

Duties include:

  • Define processes and test methodologies to maintain software quality.
  • Work with both R&D and Product Engineering to define test strategies and test plans.
  • Evolve testing infrastructure to add capability.
  • Create new test cases (manual and automated) to verify/validate enhancements and fixes.
  • Position may include some travel.

You will love this job if you:

  • Enjoy solving challenging problems with creative solutions.
  • Enjoy learning new skills.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering + 4 years of related experience, or  Masters +2 years of related experience.
  • Experience with software testing of desktop applications including automation testing. (preferred)
  • Experience with test development using Python or other scripting languages.
  • Experience with compiled languages, C++ preferred.
  • Experience with Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Great problem-solving and debugging skills.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Qt 5 Framework
  • Experience with electronic design automation (EDA) software tools
  • Experience with industry standard test automation tools, such as Squish.
  • Experience with static and dynamic code analysis tools, like clang-tidy, PVS Studio, Valgrind, etc.
  • Experience with Visual Studio or VS Code.

For Colorado-based roles: Annual salary range of $75,000 to $125,000. You may also be eligible to receive incentive compensation: bonus, equity, and benefits. Our benefits programs includes: paid vacation and paid holidays, 401(k) plan with employer match, employee stock purchase plan, a variety of medical, dental and vision plan options, and more.

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