Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Sr Principal Software Engineer in San Jose, California

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

We are looking for a talented engineer for our circuit simulation suite Spectre-XPS (Fastspice) Product line. You will work on several possible R&D projects (Fastspice variational analysis, hybrid fast time/frequency domain co-simulation, SRAM Power-net simulation, among others) and be responsible for advancing and creating state-of-the-art circuit simulation technologies and solutions.

Our ideal candidate must be proficient in C/C++ Unix development, possess a thorough knowledge of numerical methods for transistor-level circuit simulation, and understand the custom IC design and verification practices. Knowledge on circuit partitioning techniques specific to Fastspice is a plus. Candidates must have a proven ability to learn from and work with an engineering and cross-functional team to deliver innovative technologies in a production environment. Required education for this role is a MS/PhD in CS/EE plus 8 years of circuit simulation and EDA experience.

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Cadence plays a critical role in creating the technologies that modern life depends on. We are a global electronic design automation company, providing software, hardware, and intellectual property to design advanced semiconductor chips that enable our customers create revolutionary products and experiences.

Thanks to the outstanding caliber of the Cadence team and the empowering culture that we have cultivated for over 25 years, Cadence continues to be recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. 
Our shared passion for solving the world’s toughest technical challenges, our dedication to pushing the limits of the industry, and our drive to do meaningful work differentiates the people of Cadence.

Cadence is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, basis of disability, or any other protected class.