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Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Emulation Senior Principal Application Engineer in San Jose, California

At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to make an impact on the world of technology.

As an integral member of the North American Field Applications Engineering (AE) Team, you will work directly with industry leading semiconductor and system companies to deploy Cadence’s market leading Palladium acceleration and emulation platform. In this customer facing role you will provide the front line technical support in the Pre and Post-Sales process and will work with the account team to come up with innovative solutions to address our customers most challenging problems. Key responsibilities in this position are to:

  • Establish technical credibility and rapport with the customer and become the go-to expert for all of their technical inquiries and support

  • Provide in-depth technical assistance in collaboration with R&D to help support advanced acceleration/emulation flows to secure design wins

  • Champion the customer needs and work with R&D and Marketing to develop competitive and creative technical solutions.

  • Understand the competitive landscape and continuously work on differentiating Cadence’s solutions.

  • Write technical product literature such as application notes and technical articles.

  • Review new product proposals and device specifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS with 10+ years or MS/PhD with 7+ years of Industry experience in Electronic Engineering

  • Experience in HW acceleration, In-Circuit Emulation or FPGA prototyping is highly desirable

  • Strong Verification skills with expertise in UVM, testbench architecture, test bench development

  • Strong RTL and Testbench debug skills

  • Fundamental SoC Architecture and design knowledge

  • Knowledge of common interfaces (i.e. PCIe, DDR, AXI)

  • Strong knowledge of Verilog/SystemVerilog

  • Strong knowledge of UNIX, C/C++, scripting programming languages such as Perl, TCL

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Ability to interact effectively with both external customers and R&D teams

  • Self-motivated and strong teamwork skills

We’re doing work that matters. Help us solve what others can’t.

Cadence plays a critical role in creating the technologies that modern life depends on. We are a global electronic design automation company, providing software, hardware, and intellectual property to design advanced semiconductor chips that enable our customers create revolutionary products and experiences.

Thanks to the outstanding caliber of the Cadence team and the empowering culture that we have cultivated for over 25 years, Cadence continues to be recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. 
Our shared passion for solving the world’s toughest technical challenges, our dedication to pushing the limits of the industry, and our drive to do meaningful work differentiates the people of Cadence.

Cadence is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, basis of disability, or any other protected class.