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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

Synopsys Sunnyvale, CA

Sunnyvale, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Masters Degree


*Job Description and Requirements

Job Description: Senior R&D technologist responsible for (1) devising original optimization and analysis algorithms to solve technical problems in placement, partitioning, logic and physical optimization, clock network synthesis, static timing analysis and formal property verification, (2) conducting efficient proof of concept through rapid prototyping and iterative refinement, and (3) productizing the algorithms in high-quality multi-threaded C++ code for the compiler of Zebu, Synopsys' fast-growing emulation product. Must be effective in close collaborations with and influencing people from other R&D teams.

Requirements: Track record in problem solving, algorithmic innovation, and software engineering of large systems. Excellent C++ coding and software engineering skill. Knowledge and good insight of physical design, FPGA design, logic synthesis, timing analysis, or formal methods. Ph.D. or M.S. with patents or peer-reviewed publications preferred.

peers with aspects of their job. Frequently networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.


Synopsys, Inc. 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 innovative, high-quality, secure products. - See more at:

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