Senior R&D Engineer

  • Synopsys
  • Glasgow, UK
  • 01/07/2020
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Big Data Artificial Intelligence Statistics

Job Description

At Synopsys, we’re at the heart of the innovations that change the way we work and play. Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence. The cloud. 5G. The Internet of Things. These breakthroughs are ushering in the Era of Smart Everything. And we’re powering it all with the world’s most advanced technologies for chip design and software security. If you share our passion for innovation, we want to meet you.

Senior R&D Engineer

We’re looking for Senior R&D Engineer to join the team.
Does this sound like a good role for you?

As a member of the device simulation R&D group in TCAD, design and implement new models and numerical techniques for advanced device simulation using C/C++. This position provides the opportunity to engage with a diverse, interdisciplinary team of engineers working to solve the most important problems in advanced semiconductor device simulation and design. Responsibilities also include testing, calibrating, documenting, and supporting the use of newly developed features and contributing to product planning by identifying new approaches for future technology needs. A successful candidate should be able to quickly become an expert in new simulation approaches and to develop robust, maintainable, and efficient code.

Key Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Engineering, or relevant field with 5+ years developing computational engineering or physics software.
  • Knowledge of numerical approaches for solving Partial Differential Equations such as the Finite Element Method or the Finite Volume Method.
  • Strong proficiency in C/C++.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience developing at least one large, complex C/C++ engineering application
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable

ü Semiconductor Device Physics
ü Fluid Dynamics
ü Applied Mathematics

Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military veteran status, or disability.

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