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Senior/Staff/Principal C++ Software Engineer – Waltham, MA

Senior/Staff/Principal C++ Software Engineer

At Coventor Inc., we build innovative software products to solve semiconductor technology challenges.  Our leading 3D modeling software is revolutionizing the way that semiconductor chips are fabricated around the world.  Enabled by our core intellectual property – an accelerated 3D voxel modeling and visualization engine – our software is highly successful and is evolving fast as our business and customer base expand rapidly.

Coventor’s software engineers build the foundations of our software; the infrastructure and programming APIs that all developers use, and the user interfaces our customers see.  Software engineers at Coventor are expert C++ coders, comfortable working with our highly re-usable application infrastructure libraries.  Our software is full of interesting engineering challenges including high-performance parallel algorithms, high performance 3D visualization, multi-process architecture decisions, and an advanced user interface.

Great engineering is Coventor’s heart and soul.  Our software is envisioned and created by world-class engineers in many disciplines: software engineering, numerical physics, statistics, electrical engineering, quality assurance and development operations.  Since our inception as an MIT spin-off in Technology Square, we’ve built an experienced management team able to incite fast product evolution through agile process.  At Coventor, you will have autonomy and responsibility to take initiative and turn your ideas into great products.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, test, maintain and improve software in C++ and Python
  • Develop on both Windows and Linux platforms
  • Participate in our Agile software development process
  • Take ownership of your work, collaborating across teams to solve problems and drive projects to completion

Required Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a professional software development environment
  • Strong C++ coding skills, including a working knowledge of the STL
  • Aptitude for object oriented design and software architecture
  • Desire to collaborate, contribute to, and learn from a team
  • Ability to learn new technologies and solve problems effectively

Experience in the following areas would be a bonus:

  • Experience in leading projects.  We welcome applicants who are ready to take their next career step.
  • Experience implementing user interfaces with Qt or similar
  • Experience with OpenGL and/or 3D visualization
  • Experience developing cloud-based software applications
  • Knowledge of distributed design patterns
  • Knowledge of Python

 

This regular, full-time position is located in Waltham, MA.  Coventor offers comprehensive benefits and is an EEO/AA Employer. You must be a current legal resident of the U.S. or have a valid U.S. visa to apply for this position. Please e-mail your resume to job1836@coventor.com.

For more information about Coventor, our business, and our products, please visit us on the web at http://www.coventor.com.

Senior C++ Computational Physics/Math Developer for Semiconductor Applications – Waltham, MA

Senior C++ Computational Physics/Math Developer for Semiconductor Applications – Waltham, MA

At Coventor Inc., we build innovative software products to solve semiconductor technology challenges.  Our 3D modeling software is revolutionizing the way that semiconductor chips are fabricated around the world.  Enabled by our core intellectual property – an accelerated 3D voxel modeling and visualization engine – our software is evolving fast as our business and customer base expands rapidly.

Coventor’s modeling team builds the core capabilities of SEMulator3D; the ability to model a wide variety of physical phenomena accurately and efficiently using a variety of numerical techniques.  As a key member of our modeling team you will implement new solvers for coupled, non-linear partial differential equations related to the fabrication and/or behavior of nanoscale semiconductor devices.  This is a hands-on software development position, requiring proficiency in C++ and expertise in numerical methods and physical modeling. Your title, level of responsibility, creative freedom and salary will be commensurate with your education and experience.

Great engineering is Coventor’s heart and soul.  Our software is envisioned and created by world-class engineers in many disciplines: software engineering, numerical physics, statistics, electrical engineering, quality assurance and development operations.  Since our inception as an MIT spin-off in Technology Square, we’ve focused on agility by enabling individuals to take initiative and find innovative solutions to hard problems.  At Coventor, we hire engineers with broad skills who are ready to contribute in multiple ways to create our next great software product.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, prototype and characterize numerical methods for simulation of physical phenomena associated with fabrication and/or behavior of nanoscale semiconductor devices
  • Implement new numerical methods in C++, using and extending existing modeling infrastructure and APIs
  • Optimize algorithms for speed, including profiling and parallel implementation
  • Participate in general software engineering tasks, including verification, testing, bug fixing and maintenance of existing code

Required Qualifications (all of the following):

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, with strong understanding of semiconductor device behavior and carrier transport in semiconductors
  • Direct experience in implementation of numerical simulation algorithms in three dimensions (finite-element, finite-volume, boundary element, etc.) for physical simulation.
  • Direct experience with implementation of software solutions for non-linear partial differential equations
  • Strong  C++ coding skills, including use of the standard template library
  • Strong math skills, including a thorough knowledge of linear algebra and calculus
  • Desire to collaborate, contribute to, and learn from a team

Desirable Qualifications (any of the following):

  • Experience with Monte Carlo or semiclassical modeling techniques
  • General knowledge of semiconductor processing technology
  • Experience solving systems outside of the semiconductor space such as convection-diffusion or stress/strain
  • Experience in modeling or fabrication of nanoscale semiconductor devices
  • Experience with cross-platform development, on Windows and Linux
  • Experience with one or more of: Boost, STL, C++11 or later, Python

This regular, full-time position is located in Waltham, MA. Coventor offers comprehensive benefits and is an EEO/AA Employer. You must be a current legal resident of the U.S. or have a valid U.S. visa to apply for this position. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to job1864@coventor.com.

About Coventor

Coventor® is the market leader in software solutions for the development of semiconductor process technology, as well as micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS). Coventor serves a worldwide customer base of integrated device manufacturers, memory suppliers, fabless design houses, independent foundries, and R&D organizations. Our SEMulator3D modeling and analysis platform provides fast and accurate ‘virtual fabrication’ of advanced manufacturing processes, allowing engineers to understand manufacturing effects early in the development process and reduce time-consuming and costly silicon learning cycles. Our MEMS design solutions are used to develop MEMS-based products for automotive, aerospace, industrial, defense, and consumer electronics applications, including smart phones, tablets, and gaming systems. Our software and expertise helps customers predict the structures and behavior of their designs before they commit to time-consuming and costly fabrication.  For more information please visit www.coventor.com.

Semiconductor Simulation Corporate Engineer – Waltham, MA.

Semiconductor Simulation Corporate Engineer – Waltham, MA

At Coventor Inc., we build innovative software products to solve semiconductor technology challenges. Our 3D modeling software is revolutionizing the way that semiconductor chips are fabricated around the world. Enabled by our core intellectual property – an accelerated 3D voxel modeling and visualization engine – our software is evolving fast as our business and customer base expands rapidly.

We are seeking a motivated, collaborative semiconductor simulation expert to be the internal expert on the behavior and simulation of semiconductor devices within the logic and memory semiconductor market. In this role you will have a unique opportunity to use your technical expertise to enable the roll-out of new device simulation software for leading semiconductor companies. You will use your expertise to collaborate with the software development group on the validity of the simulator and also create technical material to highlight the strengths and capabilities of the tools for our potential customers. You will be supported by our team of highly skilled, collaborative software engineers and semiconductor process and integration experts.

This is a technical position requiring an understanding of the physics governing cutting edge nanoscale device behavior in production today and in the near future such as FinFETs, nanowires, and 3D NAND flash.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the definition of product features and direction, in collaboration with the software engineering team
  • Contribute to software validation, product documentation, case studies, and technical publications
  • Work with the sales and marketing teams to launch and market new features
  • Educate the applications team on new product features

 

Required Qualifications (all of the following):

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Deep understanding of semiconductor devices
  • 3+ years of professional experience in nanoscale device simulation for commercial production, particularly for logic and memory
  • Good verbal communication and writing skills

 

Desirable Qualifications (any of the following):

  • Professional experience in a software development organization
  • Professional experience in semiconductor process modeling
  • Working knowledge of MATLAB

 

This regular, full-time position is located in Waltham, MA. Coventor offers comprehensive benefits and is an EEO/AA Employer. You must be a current legal resident of the U.S. or have a valid U.S. visa to apply for this position. Please e-mail your resume to job1863@coventor.com.

About Coventor:

For more information about Coventor, our business, and our products, please visit us on
the web at http://www.coventor.com.

Semiconductor Process and Integration Engineer – Albany/Saratoga, NY

Semiconductor Process and Integration Engineer – Albany/Saratoga, NY

We are seeking a MS/PhD-level engineer who has experience and expertise in leading node semiconductor process integration and fabrication. You will work with leading semiconductor companies to implement our virtual fabrication solution for their most advanced development programs, including 10nm CMOS technology and beyond! You will collaborate with the Semiconductor Process & Integration team in the Office of the CTO and highly skilled software development team to create integration and modeling solutions for industry-critical manufacturing challenges. Our tight-knit team of creative engineers is critical in leading customers into the methodology of virtual fabrication.

This is a hands-on engineering position, requiring proficiency in full flow semiconductor process integration, as well as strong communication and presentation skills. Your title, level of responsibility, creative freedom and salary will be commensurate with your education and experience.

Location: Albany/Saratoga, NY area.  Work is expected to be partly based at customer/partner sites. Travel is expected.

Required Qualifications:

Education: Master’s degree required, PhD degree preferred, in related fields of Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or Applied Physics.

Experience: Semiconductor Technology and Processing education and experience in leading node 14/10/7nm is preferred.

Skills:  Semiconductor Processing and Integration, Semiconductor Device Physics (preferred), self-starter able to complete projects on their own, Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Modeling, Python scripting language, Technical Writing , Communication and Presentation.

This regular, full-time position is located in the Albany/Saratoga, NY area. Coventor offers comprehensive benefits and is an EEO/AA Employer. You must be a current legal resident of the U.S. or have a valid U.S. visa to apply for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity and you are authorized to work in the United States, e-mail your cover letter and CV in English to job1862@coventor.com.

About Coventor:

Coventor, Inc. (www.coventor.com) is the global market leader in virtual fabrication solutions for semiconductor technologies and design automation solutions for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). Coventor serves a worldwide customer base of integrated device manufacturers, independent foundries, equipment makers, and R&D organizations that develop semiconductor and MEMS technologies for consumer, automotive, aerospace, industrial, and defense uses. Coventor’s predictive modeling tools and expertise enable its customers to dramatically reduce silicon learning cycles, giving them a time-to-market advantage and reducing technology development costs. The company is headquartered in Cary NC and has offices in Waltham MA, Silicon Valley CA, Tokyo Japan, Hsinchu Taiwan, Dongtan South Korea,  and Paris France.

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Senior C++ Numerical Simulation Engineer – Paris, France

Senior C++ Numerical Simulation Engineer – Paris, France

At Coventor Inc., we build innovative software products to solve semiconductor technology challenges. Our 3D modeling software is revolutionizing the way that semiconductor chips are fabricated around the world. Enabled by our core intellectual property – an accelerated 3D voxel modeling and visualization engine – our software is evolving fast as our business and customer base expands rapidly.

Coventor is seeking an expert in numerical simulation to model the implantation and diffusion of dopants in contemporary semiconductor devices.  The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in numerical physics, strong math skills, and the ability to devise appropriate numerical simulation techniques to solve a variety of physical models.  Direct knowledge of diffusion or implantation processes would be beneficial but is not required for this position.  This is a hands-on position with significant C++ coding responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in research, prototyping and characterization of physical models for simulation of implant and diffusion phenomena in nano-scale semiconductor devices
  • Participate in implementing new implant and diffusion modeling algorithms in C++, using and extending existing modeling infrastructure and APIs
  • Participate in general software engineering tasks, including verification, testing, bug fixing and maintenance of existing code

Required Qualifications (all of the following):

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, with focus on numerical physics
  • Direct experience in implementation of numerical physics simulation algorithms in three dimensions (FVM, FEM, FDM, etc.)
  • Direct experience with solution of coupled systems of linear and non-linear partial differential equations
  • Strong  C++ coding skills, including use of the standard template library
  • Strong math skills, including a thorough knowledge of linear algebra and calculus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire to collaborate, contribute to, and learn from a team

Desirable Qualifications (any of the following):

  • Experience in or knowledge of semiconductor implant or diffusion models·         Experience with Monte-Carlo modeling techniques
  • General knowledge of semiconductor process technology or semiconductor device behavior
  • Basic working knowledge of Matlab
  • Experience with cross-platform development, on Windows and Linux
  • Experience with one or more of: Boost, STL, C++11 or later, Python

This opening is the Paris area. Salary will commensurate with experience. If you are interested in this opportunity and you are authorized to work in France, e-mail your resume in English to job1858@coventor.com.

About Coventor:

Coventor® is the market leader in software solutions for the development of semiconductor process technology, as well as micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS). Coventor serves a worldwide customer base of integrated device manufacturers, memory suppliers, fabless design houses, independent foundries, and R&D organizations. Our SEMulator3D modeling and analysis platform provides fast and accurate ‘virtual fabrication’ of advanced manufacturing processes, allowing engineers to understand manufacturing effects early in the development process and reduce time-consuming and costly silicon learning cycles. Our MEMS design solutions are used to develop MEMS-based products for automotive, aerospace, industrial, defense, and consumer electronics applications, including smart phones, tablets, and gaming systems. Our software and expertise helps customers predict the structures and behavior of their designs before they commit to time-consuming and costly fabrication.  For more information please visit www.coventor.com.

3D Geometry Software Engineer – Paris, France

3D Geometry Software Engineer – Paris, France

At Coventor Inc., we build innovative software products to solve semiconductor technology challenges. Our 3D modeling software is revolutionizing the way that semiconductor chips are fabricated around the world. Enabled by our core intellectual property – an accelerated 3D voxel modeling and visualization engine – our software is evolving fast as our business and customer base expands rapidly.

We are looking for a talented software engineer with a strong background in 3D geometry to join our development team. Our voxel-based 3D modeling engine creates highly accurate, topologically complex models of nanometer-scale semiconductor devices. You will participate in the research and development of new algorithms for generation of surface and volume meshes from our voxel models. This is a perfect role for candidates who are interested in 3D geometry algorithms as well as software engineering in a commercial environment. You will work closely with the Coventor semiconductor process technology team to understand the technical requirements of our partners and customers. Your work will enable Coventor, and our customers, to interface with third-party software tools and partner companies.

This is a hands-on software engineering position focused on C++ software development. You will have the chance to work on a young, innovative product and to work closely with a collaborative, skilled team in both Europe and the USA.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the design and implementation of 3D geometry algorithms for surface and volume mesh generation, as well as mesh post-processing.
  • Implement mesh generation algorithms in industrial-strength C++ code.
  • Implement model export features to convert voxel models and/or meshes to various third-party file formats.
  • Unit testing and bug fixing.
  • Collaborate with our applications team to understand customer requests and troubleshoot customer problems.
  • Provide input to and review documentation, tutorials, and user training materials.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD or MS in computer science related to 3D geometry, or equivalent work experience.
  • Expertise in 3D geometry algorithms such as mesh generation and processing, voxel modeling, or 3D visualization.
  • Strong background in C++ programming and software engineering
  • Strong fundamental math skills, including computational geometry and numerical linear algebra.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral, as well as the ability to clearly communicate technical concepts.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with unstructured mesh generation algorithms, especially Delaunay-based methods.
  • Knowledge of agile methods, object-oriented design, design patterns, and cross-platform development (Windows/Linux).
  • Experience with C++ libraries such as boost, STL, CGAL, VTK, Qt. Familiarity with C++11 and template programming. Python coding skills.
  • Any professional software development experience is a plus, preferably developing a 3D modeling software product.
  • Knowledge of semiconductor process technology, or any software related to semiconductor design or manufacturing.

Salary, job title and responsibilities will be commensurate with experience. This opening is in Villebon sur Yvette (91), close to Paris. If you are interested in this opportunity and you are authorized to work in France, e-mail your resume in English to job1860@coventor.com

About Coventor:

Coventor, Inc. (www.coventor.com) is the global market leader in virtual fabrication solutions for semiconductor technologies and design automation solutions for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). Coventor serves a worldwide customer base of integrated device manufacturers, independent foundries, equipment makers, and R&D organizations that develop semiconductor and MEMS technologies for consumer, automotive, aerospace, industrial, and defense uses. Coventor’s predictive modeling tools and expertise enable its customers to dramatically reduce silicon learning cycles, giving them a time-to-market advantage and reducing technology development costs. The company is headquartered in Cary NC and has offices in Waltham MA, Silicon Valley CA, Tokyo Japan, Hsinchu Taiwan, Dongtan South Korea,  and Paris France.

Semiconductor Process and Integration Engineer – Leuven, Belgium

Semiconductor Process and Integration Engineer – Leuven, Belgium

We are seeking an MS/PhD-level engineer who has experience and expertise in semiconductor process integration and fabrication. You will work with leading semiconductor companies to implement our virtual fabrication solution for their most advanced development programs, including 10nm CMOS technology and beyond! You will collaborate with the Semiconductor Process and Integration team in the Office of the CTO and highly skilled software development team to create integration and modeling solutions for industry-critical manufacturing challenges. Our tight-knit team of creative engineers is critical in leading customers into the methodology of virtual fabrication.

This is a hands-on engineering position, requiring proficiency in full flow semiconductor process integration, as well as strong communication and presentation skills. Your title, level of responsibility, creative freedom and salary will be commensurate with your education and experience.

Location: Leuven, Belgium. This position involves technical responsibility for semiconductor customers and R&D partners. Work is expected to be mostly based at customer/partner site. Some travel is expected.

Required Qualifications:

Education: Master’s degree (Bac +5) required, PhD degree (Bac+8) preferred, in related fields of Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or Applied Physics.

Experience: Semiconductor Technology and Processing education and experience is required. Relevant employment experience in the semiconductor industry is required.

Skills: Semiconductor or Memory Processing and Integration, Semiconductor Device Physics (preferred), Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Modeling, Python scripting language, Technical Writing , Communication and Presentation.

If you are interested in this opportunity and you are authorized to work in the European Union, e-mail your cover letter and CV in English to job1859@coventor.com.

About Coventor:

Coventor, Inc. (www.coventor.com) is the global market leader in virtual fabrication solutions for semiconductor technologies and design automation solutions for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). Coventor serves a worldwide customer base of integrated device manufacturers, independent foundries, equipment makers, and R&D organizations that develop semiconductor and MEMS technologies for consumer, automotive, aerospace, industrial, and defense uses. Coventor’s predictive modeling tools and expertise enable its customers to dramatically reduce silicon learning cycles, giving them a time-to-market advantage and reducing technology development costs. The company is headquartered in Cary NC and has offices in Waltham MA, Silicon Valley CA, Tokyo Japan, Hsinchu Taiwan, Dongtan South Korea,  and Paris France.

Semiconductor Modeling Lead Engineer for Implant and Diffusion – Paris, France

Semiconductor Modeling Lead Engineer for Implant and Diffusion – Paris, France

At Coventor Inc., we build innovative software products to solve semiconductor technology challenges.  Our 3D modeling software is revolutionizing the way that semiconductor chips are fabricated around the world.  Enabled by our core intellectual property – an accelerated 3D voxel modeling and visualization engine – our software is evolving fast as our business and customer base expands rapidly.

Coventor is seeking an expert in modeling the implantation and diffusion of dopants in contemporary semiconductor devices.  The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the physical theory governing implant and diffusion phenomena, direct experience with appropriate physical models, as well as experience in implementing numerical solutions to these models.  As lead engineer, you will collaborate with our applications team in defining product priorities for dopant modeling and will lead implementation of new dopant modeling capabilities in our software.  This is a hands-on position with significant C++ coding responsibilities and is a great opportunity for a motivated engineer to have a significant impact on our software.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, prototype and characterize physical models for simulation of implant and diffusion phenomena in nano-scale semiconductor devices
  • Implement new implant and diffusion modeling algorithms in C++, using and extending existing modeling infrastructure and APIs
  • Collaborate with applications engineers and product owners to define technical priorities and roadmap
  • Act as technical lead for the dopant modeling team, supervising the work one or more software engineers
  • Participate in general software engineering tasks, including verification, testing, bug fixing and maintenance of existing code

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, with focus on numerical physics
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience as a software engineer or modeling engineer
  • Deep knowledge of the physical theory governing implant and diffusion and its application to nano-scale semiconductor devices
  • Knowledge of three-stream (Mulvaney-Richardson) and/or five-stream (Dunham) diffusion models
  • Direct experience in implementation of numerical physics simulation algorithms in three dimensions (FVM, FEM, FDM, etc.)
  • Strong  C++ coding skills, including use of the standard template library
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire to collaborate, contribute to, and learn from a team

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Basic working knowledge of Matlab
  • General knowledge of semiconductor processing technology
  • Experience with Monte Carlo implant and/or diffusion models
  • Experience with cross-platform development, on Windows and Linux
  • Experience with one or more of: Boost, STL, C++11 or later, Python

This opening is in Villebon sur Yvette (91), Paris area. Salary and responsibilities will commensurate with experience. If you are interested in this opportunity and you are authorized to work in France, e-mail your resume in English to job1857@coventor.com.

About Coventor:

Coventor® is the market leader in software solutions for the development of semiconductor process technology, as well as micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS). Coventor serves a worldwide customer base of integrated device manufacturers, memory suppliers, fabless design houses, independent foundries, and R&D organizations. Our SEMulator3D modeling and analysis platform provides fast and accurate ‘virtual fabrication’ of advanced manufacturing processes, allowing engineers to understand manufacturing effects early in the development process and reduce time-consuming and costly silicon learning cycles. Our MEMS design solutions are used to develop MEMS-based products for automotive, aerospace, industrial, defense, and consumer electronics applications, including smart phones, tablets, and gaming systems. Our software and expertise helps customers predict the structures and behavior of their designs before they commit to time-consuming and costly fabrication.  For more information please visit www.coventor.com.