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Principal Software Engineer (Greater Boston/Massachusetts)

Principal Software Engineer (Greater Boston/Massachusetts)
by Admin on 03-27-2023 at 4:16 pm

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We are looking for an experienced and skilled Software Developer to join our team. The ideal candidate should have a strong understanding of software development principles and practices, as well as a good working knowledge of cloud technologies. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, maintaining EDA software tools for IC Packaging and Printed Circuit Boards.

The Team:

At Cadence, we have a dedicated team of driven and motivated engineers. We hold true to our motto of “One Cadence, One Team” and have a core belief in integrity and accountability. This team is developing Electronic Design Automation software focused on core development of PCB and Package design tools and on development and support of these tools in an on-cloud environment.


  • Design, develop, test, and maintain EDA software tools such as IC Package and Printed Circuit Board design for electronic circuit design, simulation, and analysis.
  • Support these software tools and features in cloud environment.
  • Software development, debug, and analysis in C/C++, JavaScript and Node.js.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand and capture requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and debug software issues and provide timely solutions to customers.
  • Develop and maintain detailed functional specifications and unit test plans for new feature development and enhancements.
  • Participate in code reviews and contribute to the improvement of software development processes and practices.


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other science/engineering related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in software development.
  • Strong C/C++ programming skills with a good understanding of object-oriented design, design patterns and STL/Boost.
  • Experience with JavaScript, Cloud/AWS
  • Strong background of computer science fundamentals, Data structures, Algorithms.
  • Passionate to learn and explore new technologies and demonstrates good analysis, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. Quick learner and a team player.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience of EDA tool development.

Job Location: Burlington, Massachusetts (Greater Boston area)

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To view the job application please visit cadence.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.

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