Embedded Software Engineer in Synopsys


Santiago (Hybrid) | Semi Senior | Full time | Hardware / Electronics

Relocation offered

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We’re the world’s leading provider of solutions for designing and verifying advanced silicon chips. And we design the next-generation processes and models needed to manufacture those chips. We enable our customers to optimize chips for power, cost, and performance—eliminating months off their project schedules.

Job functions

Job Description:

The candidate will work closely with a global team of Application Engineers, enabling Synopsys' customers to design embedded systems through the efficient use of our Security IP and ARC CPU core offerings. The candidate will be required to investigate technical issues and answer in-depth technical questions about product configuration, programming, optimization, firmware bring up, and software-and-hardware co-debugging.

The position offers opportunities to work on state-of-the-art Synopsys IP, tools and the latest industry specifications/applications on various hot market segments. The position will provide IP integration guidance to customers throughout their SoC flow to resolve technical challenges, perform integration reviews at key milestones and help with silicon/system bring-up.

Please submit your resume in English if you meet the "MUST" requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide technical expertise related to Synopsys' Security and Processor IP solutions to Synopsys's world-wide customers and field teams.

• Drive successful customer adoption of Synopsys' IPs from integration to tape-out and then post-silicon validation.

• Solve complex technical problems related to Hardware/Software Security and Processor Architecture.

• Author and publish technical content for enable customer adoption of Synopsys' IP (Application Notes, Technical Articles, FAQs).

• Execute hardware and software benchmarks using Synopsys IPs.

• Feedback to R&D on product use models, quality, and enhancements.

• Participate in product review and release processes.

Qualifications and requirements

• Written and spoken English communications skills (intermediate or higher).

• Basic knowledge of Cryptography.

• Experience with embedded development using C/C++/Assembly and debugging on at least one microprocessor or DSP.

• Knowledge of Verilog and/or System Verilog.

• Familiar with ASIC and FPGA design flows.

• Exceptional analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills with attention to details.

• High degree of self-motivation and personal responsibility.

Desirable skills

• User experience with Linux (including shell scripts).

• Knowledge of RISC processors and Cryptographic algorithms such as AES.

• Knowledge of computer architectures and RISC microarchitectures.

• Familiarity with one or more industry high-speed interface protocols such as PCIe, CXL, USB, HDCP or DDR.

• Experience with version control systems.

• Prior experience in a customer facing role.


Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military veteran status, or disability.

Library Access to a library of physical books.
Wellness program Synopsys offers or subsidies mental and/or physical health activities.
Accessible An infrastructure adequate for people with special mobility needs.
Relocation offered If you are moving in from another country, Synopsys helps you with your relocation.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Life insurance Synopsys pays or copays life insurance for employees.
Meals provided Synopsys provides free lunch and/or other kinds of meals.
Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
Partially remote You can work from your home some days a week.
Bicycle parking You can park your bicycle for free inside the premises.
Health coverage Synopsys pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Company retreats Team-building activities outside the premises.
Computer repairs Synopsys covers some computer repair expenses.
Dental insurance Synopsys pays or copays dental insurance for employees.
Free car parking You can park your car for free at the premises.
Computer provided Synopsys provides a computer for your work.
Education stipend Synopsys covers some educational expenses related to the position.
Fitness subsidies Synopsys offers stipends for sports or fitness programs.
Performance bonus Extra compensation is offered upon meeting performance goals.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Recreational areas Space for games or sports.
Vacation over legal Synopsys gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.
Beverages and snacks Synopsys offers beverages and snacks for free consumption.
Vacation on birthday Your birthday counts as an extra day of vacation.

Remote work policy


This job takes place some days from home and others at the office.

About Synopsys

Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation. From engineering to programming, design, RD and support, Synopsys provides unparalleled opportunity to learn, grow and be on the cutting-edge of technology. — Synopsys's full profile

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