• San Diego, CA
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 6113 Camino Maquiladora

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The Senior Applications Engineer is responsible for providing world-class assistance to customers and channel partners in the usage of our products, as well as for leveraging knowledge and relationships to assist in growing our software business in line with the corporate vision and performance expectations. Apply knowledge and experience in the areas of RTL design, RTL and gate level power analysis and reduction, high level synthesis, functional verification, emulation, logic synthesis, , formal verification and/or high-speed VLSI design, power-grid extraction, timing analysis, noise analysis, and/or voltage drop effects with various CAD tools to solve problems in complex System-on-Chip (SoC).

Product Support/Customer Training:

o Support and train customers promptly and effectively in order to improve our customers' productivity and satisfaction with Semiconductor Business Unit simulation products

o Independently provide and coordinate support for multiple designs for assigned customers through tape-out and to verify that these designs are clean within customer expectations

o Apply knowledge in the areas of RTL and Gate level design for Power analysis and reduction and Voltage drop effects with various CAD tools to solve problems in complex System-on-Chip (SoC).
Key Customer Development: Consistently improve our understanding of customers' workflow and technical needs and communicate new opportunities and risks to Sales; proactively work to grow the software usage by demonstrating new solutions
Sales Assistance: Collaborate with Sales in order to grow sales volume in existing markets
Product Development Assistance: Collaborate with Product Development as needed to improve software products and the customers' experience using these products

Minimum BSEE with a minimum of 5 years of experience or MSEE
Experience of using EDA tools in one or more fields of low-power digital design and SOC methodology. RTL design, functional verification, synthesis, formal verification., timing and noise analysis, or voltage drop effects with CAD tools
Strong technical knowledge in HDLs including Verilog, VHDL, System Verilog desired.
Ability to develop utilities for troubleshooting and debugging problems utilizing knowledge of the UNIX operating systems and proficiency in scripting using Perl, Tcl or Python
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

PhD in Electrical Engineering preferred
Ability to travel as needed
Ability to work independently with minimal guidance
Strong problem solving skills


Culture and values are incredibly important to ANSYS. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs - guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:
Customer focus
Results and Accountability
Transparency and Integrity
Sense of urgency
Collaboration and Teamwork

ANSYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

ANSYS does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of ANSYS. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.

Associated topics: application architect, application developer, back end, c, devops, maven, perl, programming, senior software developer, software architect

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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