Senior Member of Technical Staff, Circuit Simulation Berkeley Design Automation
Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. is the recognized leader in nanometer circuit verification. The company combines the world?s fastest nanometer circuit verification platform, Analog FastSPICE, with exceptional application expertise to uniquely address nanometer circuit design challenges. More than 100 companies rely on Berkeley Design Automation to verify their nanometer-scale circuits. Berkeley Design Automation has received numerous industry awards and is widely recognized for its technology leadership and contributions to the electronics industry.
The Senior Member of Technical Staff (SMTS) in this role will be responsible for enhancing and maintaining the company?s Analog FastSPICE (AFS) circuit simulator. The SMTS will work closely with circuit simulator developers, architects and application engineers to resolve defects, enhance accuracy, performance, capacity, and functionality for all circuit analyses. A successful candidate will have strong background in circuit simulator development and associated algorithms.
Develop new and compatibility features for the core circuit simulator.
Enhance core circuit simulator, e.g., performance, accuracy, capacity, convergence.
Maintain and enhance compatibility with other simulators.
Profile and identify bottlenecks in performance of various analyses for very large circuits.
Improve numerical algorithms used in the core engine.
Debug difficult testcases with accuracy, performance, capacity, or functional issues.
Extend and maintain the capabilities of the AFS circuit simulator.
5+ years experience in development and optimization of commercial circuit simulators.
Strong background in numerical methods and sparse matrix techniques.
Should have detailed understanding of the internal workings of a circuit simulator.
Excellent knowledge of analog electrical circuits.
Outstanding programming skills in C/C++, preferably on Linux platform.
Proficiency in memory optimization, high-performance data structures and algorithms.
Advanced multithreading programming experience.
Solid background in object-oriented design and software engineering processes.
Self motivated individual with excellent problem solving skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work effectively within a worldwide development organization.
Masters or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant area.
Experience in developing device models for a commercial circuit simulator.
Knowledge of circuits containing diode, bipolar, and MOS devices.
Knowledge of Verilog-A and modeling in Verilog-A.
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