Senior Applications Engineer
USA - Michigan - Detroit
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 Systems Design Group - which you will be part of - is all about enabling our customers to adopt a software first approach to building and testing high-performance embedded systems. We're the world's leading provider of solutions to accelerate software defined vehicle (SDV) validation through Synopsys virtual prototyping and electronic digital twins technologies, eliminating months off customers' project schedules.
Senior Applications Engineer
We are looking for an experienced Application Engineer for virtualization of automotive systems: You will be using our tools to help customer engineers transfer their work from hardware-based development tools (HiLs, test rigs, PiLs) into the virtual world. You will be their guide and support as they transition to simulation-driven development and validation of highly complex technical systems. You will enable productivity growth of teams and departments with virtualization technology to ensure customers can meet their challenging quality and time-to-market goals.
In this role you will partner with sales and customer technical leaders to identify business challenges, develop effective technical solutions for new accounts and increase utilization and retention of products on current accounts. Typical activities include product demonstrations, evaluations, training, support for product usage, and tracking of issues reported by customer. Additionally, you will provide inputs to R&D to enhance our products and promote Synopsys technology in trade shows and seminars.
Thorough understanding of the automotive SW development process, tool chains and ECU architectures
Strong programming skills and affinity, preferable you have a background working on embedded software
A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Automotive Systems engineering or related or proven exposure during 5+ years of related workNice To Have
Previous experience in an Application Engineering position.
Knowledge about and experience in basic software stacks commonly found in automotive
Understanding of automotive standards such as A2L, AUTOSAR
Expertise in automotive protocols and services such as CAN, FlexRay, Ethernet, XCP
Hands-On Experience in software development and testing embedded systems
Knowledge of processors such as ARM, TriCore, PowerPC
Experience with scripting in Python or Tcl
Knowledge about test automation, continuous integration and test (like Jenkins)What You Are Like
You realize that your success is based only on customer success
You work closely with your colleagues and maintain an open and friendly atmosphere to encourage productivity, creativity and innovation
You are a quick learner and you are solving problems creatively
You are motivated by deadlines and you are results-driven
You thrive in an agile, fast-paced environment with both collaborative and individual work
You have strong communication skills, inside and outside the companyInclusion 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.
The base salary range across the U.S. for this role is between $106,000.00-$185,000.00. In addition, this role may be eligible for an annual bonus, equity, and other discretionary bonuses. Synopsys offers comprehensive health, wellness, and financial benefits as part of a of a competitive total rewards package. The actual compensation offered will be based on a number of job-related factors, including location, skills, experience, and education. Your recruiter can share more specific details on the total rewards package upon request.
Base Salary Range
Synopsys maintains a workplace where all personnel, customers, and vendors are treated with dignity, fairness, and respect. We maintain worldwide policies in our Work Rules Policy, which is applicable to all employees in furtherance of these principles. We pride ourselves on providing a healthy and productive work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, and any other characteristic protected by law. For applicants and employees with disabilities, we also make reasonable accommodations consistent with applicable laws and regulations. We are each expected to do our part to create a healthy and productive work environment for everyone. This includes bringing issues to management’s attention when you believe certain conditions are distracting from a good work environment. Our Work Rules Policy also allows you to raise concerns with other Synopsys managers. If employees are still unable to resolve their concerns, their disputes may be resolved through our Internal Issue Resolution Process Policy. In addition, all managers and employees in positions of authority have a special obligation to maintain and support a healthy and productive work environment.