Software Developer - Physics Based Simulation

  • Synopsys
  • Glasgow, UK
  • 31/05/2021
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Job Description

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++.

Responsibilities also include testing, calibrating, documenting, and supporting the use of newly developed features and contributing to product planning by identifying new modeling trends for future technology needs. A successful candidate should be able to quickly become a pro in new simulation approaches and to develop robust, maintainable, and efficient code.


  • Ph.D. in Physics, EE, or relevant field with 3+ years developing TCAD software
  • Experience developing at least one large, complex C/C++ engineering application. Ideally within the field of TCAD device simulation
  • Understanding of semiconductor device physics
  • Solid proficiency in C/C++
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:
    • Numerics and convergence for TCAD device simulation based on Partial Differential Equations
    • Reliability Modeling
    • Modeling Devices With Wide Band Gap Materials Like GaN and SiC

Our Silicon Design & Verification business is all about building high-performance silicon chips—faster. We’re the world’s leading provider of solutions for designing and verifying advanced silicon chips. And we design the next-generation processes and models needed to manufacture those chips. We enable our customers to optimize chips for power, cost, and performance—eliminating months off their project schedules.

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.

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.


Job Category



United Kingdom

Job Subcategory

R&D Engineering