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Software Engineer: Python, C++ (Remote from SK, Canada)*

*** Please, note that this is a fully remote position***

We are looking for a talented software developer (Python/C++) to join our technical team at the Saskatoon research & development site.

At Siemens EDA, we develop leading-edge chip design software that most of the world’s largest technology companies use. At the Saskatoon site, we develop custom software to solve problems in circuit verification, design automation, and other specialized fields within the semiconductor industry recently highlighted here:

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You will be working on cutting-edge software development with industry-leading customers at one of the largest companies in the world. We differentiate ourselves from other products in our space through machine learning technology and creative algorithms, delivering huge accuracy, coverage, and speed advantages. We do our product research in-house.

This position is in brand-new, state-of-the-art offices at Innovation Place in Saskatoon, SK, Canada. Please, note that this is a fully remote position.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Use a combination of Python and object-oriented C++ to handle SPICE and Spectre (text) input file parsing and software interoperability.
  • Continually add support for new syntaxes, features, and process technologies\
  • Maintain high-quality, well-considered unit and system-level tests to minimize regressions\
  • Work with our top-notch technical team here in Saskatoon and around the world to ensure our leading electronic design automation products evolve to meet the changing expectations of our customers.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a similar degree from an accredited institution.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively develop high-quality software in a collaborative environment
  • Expertise in most of the following: Python, object-oriented C++, Linux, testing, source control (Git), debugging, profiling
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) demonstrated through software documentation (commit messages, docstrings, etc.), collecting customer requirements, and communicating with team members.
  • A team player; an ability to provide and be receptive to constructive feedback (through code reviews, design iteration, and verification process) and to provide mentorship to junior developers.
  • Customer-focused; ability to prioritize tasks based on customer experience and ROI
  • Willingness to learn and interest in new challenges
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Abstract syntax trees, visitor patterns, recursive descent parsers, statistics (Monte Carlo analysis), test automation, Python C-API, and SQLite
  • 3+ years of professional programming experience.

This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

At Siemens, we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality. Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here:


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Company: Siemens Electronic Design Automation ULC

Experience Level: Early Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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