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Job Title

Sr Principal Software Engineer






Sr Principal Software Engineer Job Overview: Cadence Design Systems is looking for a highly motivated software engineer to work with the R&D engineering team in the Digital & Signoff Group. R&D Software Engineering role in Physical Verification area is a multi-faceted position encapsulating a mix of physical verification software development, algorithm development, software debugging, performance optimization, accuracy analysis, GUI development and integration with layout/schematic editors.   R&D engineers collaborate with a large team of EDA professionals across multiple geographical regions to create and deliver best in class next generation software for physical IC application.  R&D engineers work on complicated applications and interface them with other applications in a large suite of highly connected modules to enable next-generation physical verification solutions with superior performance and usability.   R&D engineers develop code that satisfies the requirements for successful semiconductor design deployment.   As R&D Engineer you will be part of a team responsible for designing, developing, troubleshooting, debugging and supporting critical projects. You will have a chance to contribute to the main Physical Verification flows in EDA industry and your work will be visible through billions of electronic devices deployed worldwide.  Job Responsibilities: As Senior Principal Software Engineer, this person will be responsible for the following software engineering activities: Designing, developing, troubleshooting, debugging and supporting critical projects.  Set operational specifications, formulate and analyze software requirements; fix bugs and respond to customer queries. Define project completion checklists. Write code implementing product requirement specifications. Write and maintain unit tests and other tests as needed for implemented features and enhancements. Participate in code reviews. Work with PE (Product Engineering) and QPV (Quality Product Validation) to review code quality and coverage of requested functionality. This person should have personality & communication skills to collaborate within the R&D group and with cross-function teams. This person should be able to work independently, being able to collaborate remotely with team members outside of Ireland.  Job Qualifications:  8+ years of C++ development  Understanding of object-oriented design methodologies. Design for parallel programming and performance. Understand algorithm complexity and data structures. Understand GUI Design basics (grid layouts, good and bad UX practices)  Have good experience writing Qt-based applications (model-view is mandatory. Successful candidate should have the knowledge of SKILL or Tcl. Be able to write and review functional specifications, review product requirements, GUI solutions review. Additional Skills/Preferences:                             Be able to write template-based generic code using C++ 11/14 features. Good knowledge of C++ 11/14 standard library. experience with physical verification. schematic and layout design. SQL. Python. Additional Information: Cadence is committed to equal employment opportunity and employment equity throughout all levels of the organization. We strive to attract a qualified and diverse candidate pool and encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  Location:         Cork  Reports to:     Software Engineering Director  Travel:           possible but not required  To Apply:  .

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10 days ago