Career Opportunities

Senior C++ Software Engineer – Waltham, MA

Senior C++ Software Engineer – Waltham, MA

Do you have a passion for crafting elegant solutions to programming challenges? Do you enjoy software design, architecture and working with other engineers? If so, Coventor needs your contributions to our 3D modeling and visualization application. You will join a truly collaborative, highly skilled development team and will contribute to both design and implementation. Our semiconductor process modeling software is revolutionizing the way that leading chip manufacturers around the world develop advanced fabrication processes. In contrast to working in large organizations, your contributions will make a difference; your tasks will cover a broad scope and will be crucial to the success of our product.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in ground-up re-engineering of our application with a new modular, extensible C++ object-oriented architecture
  • Work with and improve on our generic C++ template-based application framework
  • Implement new software features in C++ and/or Python, including unit testing
  • Participate in our Agile software development process
  • Possibility to contribute to 3D visualization, modeling algorithms, and many other software areas appropriate to your talents and goals

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
  • Experience implementing user interfaces with Qt, GTK+, wxWidgets or similar cross-platform frameworks
  • Willingness 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:

  • Expert level knowledge of Linux is a strong plus
  • Commercial software development experience with Python
  • Application development in scientific simulation or visualization
  • Experience in distributed computing
  • Experience developing cloud-based software applications
  • Experience with OpenGL and/or 3D visualization

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.

Senior Applications Support Engineer for MEMS Design Software – Silicon Valley, CA

Senior Applications Support Engineer for MEMS Design Software – Silicon Valley, CA

Do you enjoy plunging into new technical areas, tackling hard-to-solve problems, and teaching and collaborating with engineers? Do you have a strong background in MEMS sensors and actuators with experience in design and simulation? We are seeking a multi-talented engineer to provide pre- and post-sales support for our industry-leading MEMS design automation solutions. You will have the opportunity to work closely with leading MEMS companies and R&D centers on a wide range of MEMS devices. You will join our outstanding sales and support team and collaborate with our development organization to deliver best-in-class MEMS design solutions. Your compensation will be commensurate with your education and experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field with focus on MEMS design, simulation and fabrication
  • Experience designing MEMS inertial sensors, MEMS microphones, RF MEMS, optical MEMS, or related MEMS devices
  • Experience with finite element analysis (FEA) with commercial software such as CoventorWare, ANSYS, COMSOL, or ABAQUS
  • Experience with electronic design automation (EDA) tools such as Cadence Virtuoso, MATLAB and Simulink
  • Familiarity with fundamentals of electronics and integrated circuits
  • Proficiency with the Windows and/or Linux operating systems
  • Team orientation with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written).

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Professional work experience in MEMS design and analysis
  • Thorough understanding of electrostatic actuation and capacitive sensing
  • Strong understanding of multi-DOF electromechanical modeling and simulation
  • Experience with MATLAB scripting and/or Python scripting

This regular, full-time opening is based in Silicon Valley (Campbell, CA) and will require some travel. You must be a current legal resident of the U.S. or have a valid U.S. visa to apply for this position. Coventor offers comprehensive benefits and is an EEO/AA Employer. Please email your cover letter and resume to job1835@coventor.com.

Software Development Engineer, 3D Geometry – Villebon sur Yvette (91), France

We are seeking a 3D geometry specialist, with a PhD or equivalent experience in 3D mesh generation, voxel modeling, or other similar geometry algorithms. Our voxel-based 3D modeling engine creates highly accurate, topologically complex models of nanometer-scale semiconductor devices. In this key position you will have the opportunity to research, evaluate and implement new algorithms for generating surface and volume meshes from our voxel models. This is a perfect role for candidates who are interested in advanced 3D mesh generation algorithms, and in software engineering in a commercial environment. You will work closely with our semiconductor process technology team to understand the technical requirements of our partners and customers, and 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. 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. Some travel is expected (less than 20%). You will report to the Director of Semiconductor R&D (US-based).

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify and prototype new 3D geometry algorithms for surface and/or volume mesh generation, mesh simplification, correction of self-intersections, etc.
  • Implement mesh generation algorithms in production, commercial 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 define requirements for new software features
  • Help troubleshoot customer problems
  • Provide input to and review documentation, tutorials, and user training materials

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD degree in computer science related to 3D geometry, or equivalent work experience
  • Strong expertise in 3D geometry algorithms such as mesh generation, conformal mapping, or voxel modeling
  • Good fundamental 3D math skills, including vector math, matrix math, and transformations
  • Expert coding skills in C++
  • Strong aptitude for object oriented design
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts
  • Must be able to read and understand technical articles and documentation written in English

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Any professional software development experience is a plus, preferably developing a 3D modeling software product
  • Experience with common C++ libraries and technologies such as boost, STL, C++11, template programming, etc.
  • Experience with semiconductor TCAD modeling software
  • Python coding skills

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 job1834@coventor.com

Semiconductor Process Integration and Modeling Engineer (Ingénieur procédés et modélisation de semi-conducteurs) — Paris, France

Semiconductor Process Integration and Modeling Engineer (Ingénieur procédés et modélisation de semi-conducteurs) — Paris, France

We are seeking a BS/MS/PhD-level engineer who has experience and expertise in semiconductor process development and integration. You will work with leading semiconductor R&D organizations and manufacturers to implement our virtual fabrication solution for their most advanced development programs, including 20nm CMOS technology and beyond! You will collaborate with Coventor’s CTO and a 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 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.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree 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 (including co-op or internship) is preferred.

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

Location: This position will have a home base at our Coventor sarl office in Villebon sur Yvette, near Paris, France, but it is expected that substantial time will be spent at customer sites. Customer-facing travel is expected.

Coventor offers comprehensive benefits. You must be a current legal resident of the EU to apply for this position. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to job1827@coventor.com.

Semiconductor Process Integration and Modeling Engineer – Multiple Locations

Semiconductor Process Integration and Modeling Engineer (Multiple Locations)

We are seeking a BS/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 20nm CMOS technology and beyond! You will collaborate with Coventor’s 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 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.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree 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 (including co-op or internship) is preferred.

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

Locations:  California, Japan, Korea, Taiwan

Work is expected to be heavily based at customer sites.  Customer-facing travel is expected.

Coventor offers comprehensive benefits and is an EEO/AA Employer. For California, 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 job1822@coventor.com. Please indicate which location is of greatest interest to you.