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Applications Engineer, Staff

Company: Synopsys
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Applications Engineer, Staff


CANADA - Canada, USA - USA

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.

We're looking for experienced Processor IP Field Applications Engineers to join our team.
In this role you would be the technical business driver responsible for providing pre-sales technical support for Synopsys Processor product portfolio (ARC processors, subsystems, and ASIP tools). You would drive and manage the pre-sales technical interactions and communications with customers, presenting solutions and addressing customers' technical questions, enabling them to make informed decisions.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Drive presales customer technical discussions and evaluations of Synopsys processor IP solutions
  • Support customer meetings and deliver technical presentations on Synopsys processor products and address customers' questions
  • Assess customer design requirements, identify their hardware/software technical challenges, propose appropriate strategies and solutions for customers, leveraging the broad Synopsys IP portfolio.
  • Work with Sales to manage the Processor IP activities in the region to achieve a high customer satisfaction rate and to build durable customer relationships
  • Coordinate and drive marketing/engineering teams to create supporting documents, user guides, benchmarks, and other proof-points to help secure technical win
  • Communicate customer feedback to marketing/engineering teams to guide future product direction and/or definition
    Key Qualifications
  • BS in EE, CE or related equivalent with 10+ years of work experience or MS EE, CE or related equivalent with 8+ year of work experience
  • Good understanding of RISC and DSP processor architectures and the competitive landscape
  • Good understanding of latest SoC architectures and system-level design practices for one or more market segments (mobile, storage, automotive, networking, IoT) particularly from Processor IP requirements perspective
  • Experience in SoC/ASIC/FPGA design flow; Familiarity with RTL design/synthesis is a plus
  • Proven presentation skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize, conduct and co-ordinate meetings involving multiple internal/external teams; summarize and communicate the key notes and the resulting action items after the meeting
  • Prior experience in selecting, using, designing, or supporting internal or external IP is a plus
  • Prior experience in an application engineering or another direct customer facing role is a plus
  • Willing to travel (up to 20%) within NA
    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 States

    Job Subcategory

    Applications Engineering

    Hire Type


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