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Senior Principal Software Engineer

Senior Principal Software Engineer
by Admin on 08-31-2023 at 3:54 pm

  • Full Time
  • San Jose, CA
  • Applications have closed

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We are looking for an exceptional EDA software engineer to join the Protium Software Development Team to develop and enhance the Protium Compiler by implementing new algorithms and optimizations for QoR and performance. You will work with a small team of super star engineers to develop our  next generation FPGA based verification platform.


  • Implement new algorithm and enhancements in C/C++ based code to implement the software stack for the platform.
  • Develop the EDA automation flow for the platform with other engineers.
  • Write Design Specifications and Unit Tests for your code

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering and a minimum of 10 years of related experience, or Masters and a minimum of 7 years of related experience, or PhD and a minimum of 5 years of related experience.
  • Ideally you are a solid contributor in the FPGA or ASIC prototyping/synthesis/verification space and have delivered great QoR on these platforms
  • You are well renowned for your excellent programming skills in C/C++ and you document your work clearly and love talking about it to your team.
  • You are very comfortable with Verilog or SystemVerilog and understand digital circuits.
  • Usage of  popular logic  simulators and some experience in multi-threaded/ concurrent programming are pluses.
  • The role requires exceptional  software skills and Object Oriented Programming experience to be a good match.
  • Knowledge and experience of ML / AI algorithms and deployment in production code a plus.
  • Practical prior experience of designing, developing strong C/C++ Programming, Algorithms, and  familiarity with Verilog/ System Verilog.

The annual salary range for California is $147,000 to $273,000. You may also be eligible to receive incentive compensation: bonus, equity, and benefits. Sales positions generally offer a competitive On Target Earnings (OTE) incentive compensation structure. Please note that the salary range is a guideline and compensation may vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location. Our benefits programs include: 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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