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SOC/IP Applications Engineer, Staff

United States, California, Mountain View
June 19, 2022

SOC/IP Applications Engineer, Staff

36666 BR

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Job Description and Requirements

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. Our Silicon IP business is all about integrating more capabilities into an SoC-faster.

We offer the world's broadest portfolio of silicon IP-predesigned blocks of logic, memory, interfaces, analog, security, and embedded processors. All to help customers integrate more capabilities. Meet unique performance, power, and size requirements of their target applications. And get differentiated products to market quickly with reduced risk.

SOC/IP Applications Engineer - Staff

Are you interested in working across various market segments (AI, Cloud, Networking, Storage...), designs, foundries and processes ranging from 5nm (and below) to 28nm (and above) to develop solutions for customer's chip designs using the Synopsys IP portfolio? If so, this role is perfect for someone who has ASIC/SoC design experience and great interpersonal skills and is committed to the success of our customers.

You will be responsible for efficiently driving various customer engagements for multiple IP product lines with customer-specific feature set and schedule requirements, from discovery through contract development. You will work in conjunction with Sales, R&D, Program Management, Marketing, etc. to deliver a winning solution.

Key Activities and responsibilities include:

  • Articulating the business and technical value of our solutions and products to senior managers and technical decision makers (within Synopsys and our customers)
  • Understanding customer requirements and proposing suitable solutions
  • Positioning our technical solutions in competitive situations
  • Liaise between our worldwide technical, marketing and sales managers
  • Own and drive technical solution strategy and design Key Qualifications
  • Solid technical background in IC design and verification. Experience working in a sales support or direct customer facing role. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and project management skills. Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix environment. Self-motivated and have the ability to network across a broad team
  • Should have a strategic perspective on available IP product lines and IP-related services offerings. Should be able to discuss requirements in detail with customer and engineering teams. Should be technically credible when discussing a broad range of customer challenges
  • Should pursue opportunities with energy, drive, and a need to finish. Should be able to accurately understand the issues among various groups and be able work with sales, engineering, and marketing to drive development of technical and business proposals
  • Able to support sales and BU management in setting negotiation parameters
  • Capable of understanding multiple issues/program directions and communicating their impact at the overall customer engagement level
  • Can resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways on a regular basis
  • Performs well in a project leadership role
  • Typically requires a minimum of a relevant Bachelor's degree with at least 12+ years of relevant experience, or a relevant master's degree with 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Should have experience and understanding of technical requirements and applications for at least one major semiconductor IP product line or specialization area, preferably with working knowledge of multiple other IP product lines or related areas
  • Proven technical communication skills

Nice to have

  • Prior experience or technical familiarity with interface and connectivity protocols, e.g. Ser Des, PCIe, DDR, USB, MIPI, or Ethernet
  • Experience in a similar role, working with sales, marketing, engineering, and customers, for Semiconductor IP, EDA, ASIC or SoC design/verification services.
  • Program Management experience on complex (in terms of scope, people, sites, time zones) SoC projects. 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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United States

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Applications Engineering

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