Synopsys Front-end Application Engineer
Front-end Application Engineer (AE) is expected to support the sale and adoption of Synopsys products to help customers achieve tangible and lasting performance improvements in the cost, quality, and development time for projects.
Front-end AEs support Synopsys products including synthesis, STA, DFT, formal verification and low power solutions. In addition, they are expected to articulate design methodologies involving Synopsys tools and be elevator-talk proficient in the full Synopsys tool portfolio.
Their sales support roles include product demonstrations, evaluations, competitive benchmarking and account planning;
Customer support roles include training, problem resolution, service delivery and technical account management.
Front-end AEs need to provide long term on-site support for customer. Also provide technical feedback to Synopsys product development teams pertaining to critical issues and recommended enhancements. Business travel will be required for this position.
MSEE, or equivalent required with 3+ years of experience, or BSEE or equivalent with 5+ years of experience.
Design experiences should include SoC design using Verilog/VHDL, physical aware synthesis, DFT, STA and timing ECO.
Experiences in other SoC design activities such as low power design, formal verification and physical design are strongly desired.
Excellent verbal and written presentation/communication skills are mandatory.
Customer sensitivity, the ability to multiplex many issues & set priorities and have a helpful/caring attitude towards customers, and the desire to help customers exploit new technologies are essential for success in the position.