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Field Applications Engineer

Field Applications Engineer
by Daniel Nenni on 07-24-2020 at 8:54 pm

Website Synopsys

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-paced Field Applications Engineering team that is changing the industry landscape in the area of library characterization and transistor level timing analysis.  As a specialist in characterization, you will work closely with customers to solve complex technical challenges in areas of statistical analysis, electro-migration, timing & power modeling, signal integrity analysis. Through innovative techniques and ideas, you will help enable customers to accurately validate these components in standard cells, high speed custom macros, low power circuits, complex programmable logic circuits and memory designs.

Job function involves participation in all aspects of field applications engineering that includes –
Pre-sales activity: Participation in technical benchmarks, methodology presentations and demos to articulate the superiority of our solution.

Post-sales support: Participation in customer tape-outs using Synopsys’ products, as well as customer training and on-site support.
Driving product improvements and innovation by bringing customer inputs and vision into Synopsys R&D.

Will provide skillset growth into customer relationship management


BSEE/MSEE + 7-10 years of experience in at least one area – custom digital design, standard cell design/characterization, memory design/characterization.

Solid understanding of timing, power, statistical and electro-migration characterization and signal integrity.

Experience with applications deployment on cloud architectures (AWS, Azure, etc) desired
Knowledge of static timing analysis and path level correlation using STA tools desired
Experience with industry standard tools like Siliconsmart, NanoTime, Liberate, NCX, PrimeTime , PrimePower and Library Compiler
Working knowledge of Spice tools like Finesim, CustomSim, Hspice, Eldo and Spectre.
Working knowledge of scripting languages like Unix Shell, Perl, TCL.

Self-motivated, excellent time management and able to work independently on resolving technical problems. Strong inter-personal and communication skills (prior AE experience is a plus)

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