Sr. Staff Software Engineer

Synopsys, Inc
Sunnyvale , California
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Sr. Staff Software Engineer

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

The senior level R&D Engineer will be responsible for designing and developing cutting edge high performance software for timing analysis inDesign Compiler, IC Compiler II and Prime Time.  The Engineer will develop software tools using C++ for solving problems in implementation and optimization IC design flow. This is a job with large responsibility, needing creative and high quality robust solutions.


  • Designs algorithms and data structures that scale with any design size and are deployed in high quality software products
  • Customarily exercises a high level of independent judgment and interpretation in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain results
  • Understands customer wants and needs
  • Frequently performs in project leadership role
  • Coordinates activities of other personnel as a team lead
  • Initiates new cross-organizational projects
  • Advises senior management on specialized technical or business issues
  • Interacts with management and senior external personnel on matters requiring coordination across internal groups
  • Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise 

Desired Skills and Requirements

  • Experience in programming software for electronic design automation
  • Experience on development of complex software projects, proficient in C/C++ coding, and a strong background in data structures and algorithms
  • Have strong desire to learn and explore new technologies and demonstrate good analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Able to encourage and motivate others to support new solution or direction
  • Prior knowledge and experience of EDA/CAD tool development are required
  • MS/PhD with a minimum of 12+ years of related experience

About Synopsys

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS) is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications we rely on every day. As the world’s 15th largest software company, Synopsys has a long history of being a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. Whether you’re a system-on-chip (SoC) designer creating advanced semiconductors, or a software developer writing applications that require the highest quality and security, Synopsys has the solutions needed to deliver smart, secure products for the era of connected everything. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has approximately 113 offices located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Japan, Asia and India.

Since 1986, Synopsys has been at the heart of accelerating electronics innovation with engineers around the world having used Synopsys technology to successfully design and create billions of chips and systems that are found in the electronics that people rely on every day.

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