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Principal Software Engineer

Company: Cadence
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

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

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

The Cadence Virtuoso platform powers all of the latest analog and mixed-signal design innovations in consumer, mobile and enterprise electronics worldwide. We are looking for talented software engineers to join our team and contribute to creating the industry's best analog and mixed-signal placement flow. The Module Generator team helps automate the layout of the most critical devices at the heart of analog circuits. Now is the time for innovation and you'll have a great opportunity to make a difference by applying your creativity and problem-solving skills.

The ideal candidate has several years of work experience, but the position is open to candidates at all levels, including new and recent grads. Strong understanding of software data structure and algorithms and proficiency in C/C++ are basic job requirements.

The job is located in the thriving city of Pittsburgh, PA. Relocation assistance is available. B.S. or higher in computer science, engineering, physics, math or a related area is required.


  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering + 4 years of related experience, or Masters + 2 years of related experience, or PhD + 0 years of related experience

  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms and databases.

  • Experience developing software on Linux platforms

Not required but preferred

  • Familiarity with or interest in analog or digital circuit design

  • Demonstrated proficiency in C++, gdb debugging, and general software development skills

  • Scripting Language experience (e.g. Python, SKILL, TCL, perl)

  • Exposure to the Cadence Virtuoso environment or other electronic design platforms.

  • Experience with GUI Frameworks such as QT

  • Exposure to SQL databases.

  • Exposure to build and version-control systems.

  • Experience with software engineering best practices related to code review, planning, testing

  • Coursework in circuit analysis, signal processing, statistics

  • Familiarity with Machine Learning Algorithms

We're doing work that matters. Help us solve what others can't.

We're doing work that matters. Help us solve what others can't.

Keywords: Cadence, San Jose , Principal Software Engineer, Other , San Jose, California

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