Job Description

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

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of senior software engineers to lead the development of compiler front-end for industry’s leading emulator platform.

  • Project leader for multiple functional areas for extending HDL support in compiler (SV, SVA & Coverage, VHDL) and work with technical architects across geographies to define development projects and deliverables.

  • Ability to articulate and abstract low-level technical information for high level discussion and also be able to precisely define concreate low level projects for implementation and execution by the team.

  • Communicate project status clearly and manage coordination among various functional teams.

  • Manage sustained engineering initiatives and customer escalations and ensure high quality within the constraints of project schedules

  • Follow and enhance best practices for design methodology, tools and infrastructure development.


  • BSCS or BSEE, or equivalent, with at least 15 years of software development experience, preferably EDA/Verification industry.

  • At least 3 years management experience, including experience in hiring team members and leading them for optimal performance.

  • Hands-on experience with System-Verilog, VHDL, UVM or C/C++ and Metric/Coverage driven verification methodologies.

  • Experience in front-end (parsing/elaboration and optimization & transformation) SystemVerilog Compiler development is highly desirable.

  • Strong knowledge of simulation and verification tools, and direct experience in RTL simulation and simulation acceleration methodologies is desirable.

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills to work with customers, global RnD, management and sales teams independently.

  • Strong knowledge of C/C++, data-structures and algorithms required.

  • Experience with large scale software and distributed processing environments helpful.

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Tcl or Perl desirable

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

Cadence plays a critical role in creating the technologies that modern life depends on. We are a global electronic design automation company, providing software, hardware, and intellectual property to design advanced semiconductor chips that enable our customers create revolutionary products and experiences.

Thanks to the outstanding caliber of the Cadence team and the empowering culture that we have cultivated for over 25 years, Cadence continues to be recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. 
Our shared passion for solving the world’s toughest technical challenges, our dedication to pushing the limits of the industry, and our drive to do meaningful work differentiates the people of Cadence.

Cadence is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, basis of disability, or any other protected class.

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