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Cadence Tensilica powers Microsoft HoloLens

Microsoft's HoloLens is an untethered, battery-operated headset which needs to process its environment’s geography, track location and orientation, recognise gestures and voice commands and project the virtual world on top of the real one in real-time.

Cadence is a pivotal leader in electronic 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 boards to systems for the most dynamic market applications including consumer, hyperscale computing, 5G communications, automotive, aerospace industrial and health.

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

Job Overview:

You will be responsible for development of tools for PDK (Process Design Kits) Validation. This will require you to collaborate with various teams within Cadence and customers. You will have to understand the tool requirements, design and develop it and test it to ensure its quality.

The position is open for talented individuals who will contribute to software design, implementation and test, to maintain our current software releases and provide future innovative enhancements, driven by our customers' need to adopt new and advanced technology. Based at our Edinburgh office, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a highly experienced local team in a global R&D organisation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain the Virtuoso PDK Cockpit, the tool for testing PDKs, C++ and SKILL code base
  • Absorb requirements for new features and create design, function and test specifications
  • Work closely with team members and architects to develop techniques to increase the performance, quality and stability of the software
  • Interface with our build and regression system to test code commits as part of our development process

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science + 1-2 years of related experience, or Masters in Computer Science

Additional Skills/Preferences:        

  • Technical Skills:
    • Strong C++ programming skills  
    • Familiarity with Cadence SKILL language will be an advantage,
    • Familiarity with development of test cases, its infrastructure, statistical analysis – coverage, performance and automation
  • Soft Skills:
    • Have a ‘doing-things-right-the-first time’ attitude, where quick turnaround time doesn’t come at the expense of quality or vice-versa.
    • Be comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment; providing and receiving feedbacks with team members.
    • Have good communication skills

Additional Information:

Cadence is committed to equal employment opportunity and employment equity throughout all levels of the organisation. We strive to attract a qualified and diverse candidate pool and encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Edinburgh
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Software
  • Systems
  • Web Development

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