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Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Photonic Simulation R&D Engineer in Vancouver, British Columbia

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

Cadence is a pivotal leader in electronic systems design, building upon more than 30 years of computational software expertise. The company applies its underlying Intelligent System Design strategy to deliver software, hardware, and IP that turn design concepts into reality.

Cadence customers are the world’s most innovative companies, delivering extraordinary electronic products from chips to systems for the most dynamic market applications including hyperscale computing, 5G communications, automotive, mobile, aerospace, consumer, industrial, and life sciences.

We are looking for a Photonic Simulation R&D Engineer. If you are passionate about photonics, simulation, and software development, if you thrive in a multifaceted, cross-disciplinary, and collaborative environment, and if you want to shape the future of photonics while delivering cutting-edge software and solutions to our global customers, please come join our team.

Responsibilities:

In this role, you’ll be at the forefront of defining and developing our photonic simulation solutions.

  • Work with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and architect solutions

  • Write clear specifications for new software features and enhancements

  • Design and optimize algorithms and numerical methods in the simulator

  • Develop production-quality code in several programming languages

  • Perform detailed testing of new and enhanced features, and create documentation content

  • Develop photonic device models and circuit examples to demonstrate simulation capabilities

  • Integrate simulation with design environment and layout for a complete end-to-end solution

  • Engage with select customers and ecosystem partners to understand and address their needs

Qualifications:

To be successful in this role, you must have hands-on experience in photonic IC design and simulation.

  • Master’s or PhD degree in electrical engineering, physics, or similar fields

  • 3+ years of experience designing integrated photonic devices and/or circuits, through full design cycles, from simulation and layout to tape-out and to experimental characterization

  • Experience in photonic device modeling, using Verilog-A or other methods, to describe the behavior of waveguides, couplers, modulators, photodetectors, lasers, etc. for circuit simulation

  • Experience in photonic circuit simulation, and ideally electronic-photonic co-simulation, using Cadence Spectre, Lumerical INTERCONNECT, or similar tools

  • Experience in photonic device simulation using physical solvers, including optical / EM (e.g., FDTD), electrical / semiconductor (TCAD), and thermal

  • Knowledge of numerical simulation methods is strongly preferred

  • Familiarity with electronic/photonic design automation tools and workflows (familiarity with Cadence Virtuoso platform is a plus)

  • Programming skills in C/C++, Python, and SKILL

  • Experience working with multiple foundries and using or developing photonic PDKs is a plus

  • Good communications skills and ability to collaborate with cross-disciplinary teams

The annual salary range for British Columbia is 105,000 CAD to 195,000 CAD. You may also be eligible to receive incentive compensation: bonus, equity, and benefits. Sales positions generally offer a competitive On Target Earnings (OTE) incentive compensation structure. Please note that the salary range is a guideline and compensation may vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location. Our benefits programs include: paid vacation and paid holidays, 401(k) plan with employer match, employee stock purchase plan, a variety of medical, dental and vision plan options, and more.

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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.

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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