Principal Product Engineer

Cadence San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 2 weeks ago

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

We offer amazing opportunities to grow, no matter where you are in your career.

This opportunity is for a Product Engineer in the Digital and Signoff Group (DSG) at Cadence. The Cadence Digital and Signoff Group will offer you a dynamic environment in which you will work with innovative R&D and Customer Engagement teams to influence the development of software tools for advanced chip design platforms. As Product Engineer, you will be a source of technical synthesis, place and route expertise to Cadence customers and to R&D.

You are a motivated and energetic engineer with a deep understanding of ASIC design methodologies and of every stage of the RTL to GDSII flow.

You have proven hands-on experience with timing closure and PPA optimization at 16nm and below nodes.

You combine your deep understanding with strong analytical skills to debug customer problems and propose solutions, with an organized and coherent approach.

You are an excellent communicator.


MS in EE with 5-8 years of experience in Digital Implementation, either as a design engineer or as a product engineer

Strong understanding of VLSI physical design and timing analysis; familiarity with digital implementation challenges including logical & physical synthesis, placement, clock tree synthesis, routing optimization, and silicon signoff.

Experience with industry-standard EDA tools in Synthesis, Physical design, and Signoff at 16nm and below nodes.

Experience with Industry standard hardware description languages - System Verilog, Verilog

Exposure to, and a solid understanding of, hierarchical design methodologies and low power design

Energetic team player with a passion for problem-solving

Strong analytical skills with a track record to prove it

Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

Automation skills using Perl, Tcl and shell scripting

Be proud and passionate about the work you do. Together, our One Cadence -- One Team culture drives our success.

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

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