Senior Applications Engineer


ARMENIA – Yerevan

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 Design Tools business is all about enabling chip design engineers with the most advanced CAD automation solutions in the world to help them deliver better, faster and cheaper products. The Digital Design Group offers the world’s leading portfolio of CAD tools covering all the design domains from Synthesis to Tape-Out including implementation and sign-off.

Senior Applications Engineer

The ideal candidate for this position is a seasoned engineer that enjoys working with customers to assist them resolve their chip design challenges using Synopsys digital design implementation and sign-off tools portfolio. This is both a pre-sales and post-sales role. It is perfect for someone who has both CAD tools and full RTL-to-GDS ASIC/SoC experience, as well as great interpersonal skills, and is committed to the success of our customers. You will have the opportunity to work across various market segments, designs, foundries and processes, and participate in collaborative design missions, benchmarks, tool evaluations and pre-sales campaigns, as well as augment our Field AE support in Design Implementation and Sign-Off domains engaging with customers remotely (primarily in Europe/Israel and Asia time-zones) under the facilitation of local field AEs, as well as travel to meet customers on per-need basis.


-Supports customer engagements via remote technical interactions (including short on-site visits when required) providing demos, supporting evaluations, resolving technical problems, addressing competitive challenges and regularly communicating status during the engagement working closely with the local Synopsys technical team.
-In line with the business objectives, closely works with the customer design engineers to help them achieve their design goals by making best usage of Synopsys tools-flows and influencing their design methodology accordingly.
-Collaborates with the Sales and Product teams to identify and understand customer’s technical design challenges, and implements appropriate solutions leveraging the broad Synopsys EDA tools portfolio.
-Educates our customers on how the EDA products meet their needs, helping them evaluate our solution (with the support of Product R&D teams) relative to their requirements.
-Influences the EDA products development roadmap by communicating customer needs to the Product teams

Required Qualifications:

-BS/MS in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science
-7+ years of industry experience combining tech skills of design execution and supporting CAD
-Deep technical knowledge of RTL-to-GDS full design flow (Synthesis,Place&Route, Sign-Off, DFT), design execution experience is plus
-Possesses a full understanding of specialization area plus working knowledge of multiple related areas
-Strong technical communication skills with ability to understand and present complex technical requirements, problems and solutions concisely in verbal and written communications
-Ability to analyze, summarize and generate status updates from technical data
-Ability to travel to visit customers, sales and engineering teams, if needed
-Ability to work as part of a global team, collaborating tightly with peers across multiple geographies
-Strong technical communication (oral and written) skills. Fluent in English