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Software Product Manager, Experimental Design – Waltham, MA

Software Product Manager, Experimental Design – Waltham, MA

Coventor, Inc. is seeking an experimental design and statistics expert to guide development of a new software product for the semiconductor market. In this role, you will conceptualize and define new experimental design (DOE) and multivariate data analysis capabilities for our modeling platform, enabling massively parallel virtual ‘experiments’ to investigate process variation. You will be supported by our team of highly skilled, collaborative software engineers and application experts.

Our virtual fabrication software models semiconductor fabrication processes, creating highly accurate and predictive 3D models of semiconductor devices. The effects of process variation in advanced semiconductor technologies are difficult to predict. The addition of DOE and analysis capabilities to our modeling platform will provide valuable and novel insight into these phenomena. A basic understanding of semiconductor fabrication technology is important for this position, but expert knowledge is not required.

Coventor offers a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive salaries and health insurance, and is an EEO/AA Employer.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with customers and application engineering to define product needs.
  • Build internal consensus on product priorities.
  • Guide the software engineering team during product implementation.
  • Work with the sales and marketing teams to launch and market new features.
  • Educate the applications team on new product features.
  • Contribute to product documentation, case studies, technical publications and test suites.

Required Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in any related technical area.
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to distill and prioritize ideas from diverse sources to create a concise product plan.
  • Significant professional experience in design of experiments (DOE) and statistics, particularly analysis of multivariate data.
  • Professional experience in a software development organization, preferably in a product management role.
  • Basic understanding of semiconductor fabrication process technology.

Desirable Qualifications (any of the following):

  • Knowledge of big data analysis techniques.
  • Working knowledge of JMP.
  • Knowledge of constrained optimization methods and algorithms.
  • Understanding of 3D geometry modeling concepts or methods.
  • Experience with 3D modeling software.
  • Working knowledge of Matlab.

This regular, full-time position is located in Waltham, MA. 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 job1844@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, and Paris, France.

Part Time Technical Recruiter – Cary, NC

Part Time Technical Recruiter – Cary, NC

Coventor provides highly advanced design automation and process modeling solutions used to invent the next generation of intelligent electronics. We solve real-world design, process development and integration problems for the semiconductor and MEMS (micro electromechanical system) industries. Our products have been used in the design of smart phones, automobiles, tablet computers and many of the electronic devices that are present throughout your everyday life. Coventor is helping to build a connected world of electronic devices (the “Internet of Things”) that will improve the productivity and quality of life worldwide.

Coventor is hiring a Part-time Technical Recruiter to maintain recruiting efforts. This position requires a minimum of three (3) years technical recruiting experience screening Software Developers and Engineers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain online recruiting efforts, including linkedin.com, indeed.com, internal website.
  • Evaluate other recruiting tools.
  • Screen resumes. Experience screening Software Developers and Engineers required.
  • Make travel arrangements for candidates.
  • Maintain recruitment ads and job descriptions.
  • Public relations: Assist with logistics for planned public relations activities.
  • Assist hiring managers with recruiting efforts.
  • Some other administrative duties may apply.

If you are interested in this position, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to job1843@coventor.com. Coventor is an EEO/AA employer.

Marketing Coordinator – Waltham, MA

Marketing Coordinator – Waltham, MA

Coventor provides highly advanced design automation and process modeling solutions used to invent the next generation of intelligent electronics. We solve real-world design, process development and integration problems for the semiconductor and MEMS (micro electromechanical system) industries. Our products have been used in the design of smart phones, automobiles, tablet computers and many of the electronic devices that are present throughout your everyday life. Coventor is helping to build a connected world of electronic devices (the “Internet of Things”) that will improve the productivity and quality of life worldwide.

Coventor is seeking a marketing coordinator interested in the marketing of advanced technology products. As a key member of our marketing department, you will be involved in the planning and coordination of every aspect of our marketing efforts, including trade show execution, production of marketing collateral, marketing campaigns, customer analytics and many other aspects of our product marketing efforts. You will be part of a small, collaborative, experienced marketing team promoting innovative software tools and solutions for the semiconductor and MEMS manufacturing industries. Your title, level of responsibility, creative freedom and salary will be commensurate with your education, experience and initiative.

Coventor offers a full benefit package, including competitive salaries, paid health insurance and other company-paid benefits.

Responsibilities include:

  • Trade show execution:   Assist with and help manage trade show planning, logistics, implementation and coordination.
  • Marketing collateral:  Coordinate, review, update and assist with production and distribution of marketing collateral, including website content, trade show material, marketing literature and advertising pieces.
  • Social media and website:   Assist with reporting and management of website and social media campaigns, including SEO management, website editing, social media tracking and posting support.
  • Email campaigns:  Responsible for maintaining and acquiring internal and external email addresses, along with use of HubSpot and other email marketing tools to execute and monitor planned email campaigns.
  • Marketing campaigns and product launch:  Support and assist with preparation and delivery of marketing campaigns and product launch activities.
  • Public relations:   Assist with logistics for planned public relations activities.
  • Meetings and webinars:   Assist with meeting and webinar coordination, planning, communications, attendee tracking and other requested activities.
  • Customer segmentation and analytics:  Use Coventor’s CRM system to enter customer demographic data, generate email lists for marketing campaigns and generate analytic reports.
  • Competitive and market research:   Support marketing management in competitive and market research.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Communications, Marketing or a similar degree.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral.
  • Excellent organizational skills and highly detail oriented.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks at once and complete them in a timely and competent manner.
  • Able to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint required.

Experience in any of the following would be a bonus:

  • Trade show and event organization experience.
  • Background in using social media tools, including Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Background, knowledge and/or certification in HubSpot, Constant Contact, Marketo or other email marketing platform.
  • Background and knowledge in CRM (customer relationship management) systems such as Salesforce.com, NetSuite or other CRM platforms.
  • Experience in WordPress website content management or basic HTML.
  • Basic knowledge of SEO (search engine optimization) and keyword analysis.

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 job1841@coventor.com.

Senior Software Engineer, UI and Infrastructure – Waltham, MA

Senior Software Engineer, UI and Infrastructure – 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 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.

Quality Assurance Engineer – Waltham, MA

Quality Assurance Engineer for 3D Modeling Software – Waltham, MA

Do you enjoy figuring out how to build things in 3D? Do you enjoy exploring software? Are you a detail-oriented engineer who thinks critically and systematically? We are seeking a BS/MS-level engineer with  a strong interest in 3D modeling and simulation to perform quality assurance on our software for modeling the fabrication of advanced semiconductors. You will be embedded in a truly collaborative software development team that is following the Scrum agile development process. Through daily engagement with the developers, you will play a critical role in helping us deliver quality software for both the Windows and Linux platforms. Your title, and salary will be commensurate with your education and experience.

Responsibilities

  • Understand the functionality of our semiconductor virtual fabrication environment
  • Actively participate in our Scrum-based agile development process
  • Develop verification test cases for automated and manual test suites
  • Document verification tests for internal and external readers
  • Submit defect reports and enhancement requests
  • Collaborate with software developers to isolate defects
  • Participate in planning and status meetings with the software development team
  • Interact with the applications support team to define realistic test cases
  • Create examples and draft documentation for use in product documentation and marketing collateral

Required Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline
  • Substantial experience as a user or tester of 3D software such as CAD, CAE or TCAD tools
  • Detail oriented individual who enjoys systematically exploring software
  • Team oriented personality with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficiency with Windows and/or Linux operating systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience in software quality assurance
  • Semiconductor technology and processing education and experience
  • Scripting skills in Python, MATLAB, or similar scripting language

This regular, full-time position is located in our office 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 a cover letter and resume to job1833@coventor.com

Semiconductor Process Integration and Modeling Engineer – Japan

Semiconductor Process Integration and Modeling Engineer – Japan

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 in Japan to implement our virtual fabrication solution for their most advanced development programs, including 14nm 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.

Location: This position requires residency in Japan with a substantial amount of time at customer sites in Japan.

Coventor offers comprehensive benefits. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to job1822@coventor.com. Please indicate that this Japan position is of most interest to you.

Director, Semiconductor Process Integration and Modeling – Silicon Valley, CA

Director, Semiconductor Process Integration and Modeling – Silicon Valley, CA

We are seeking an MS- or PhD-level engineer who has substantial experience and expertise in semiconductor process integration and fabrication, and exceptional communication and presentation skills. You will work in partnership with Coventor’s CTO to promote acceptance and adoption of our unique virtual fabrication solutions at leading semiconductor companies worldwide. You will engage with industry leaders to solve critical manufacturing challenges for advanced technology nodes, including 14nm CMOS and beyond. You must be willing and able to do hands-on engineering with our software in order to provide effective leadership for our field engineers and valuable input to our software development team. Your compensation will be commensurate with your education and experience.

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

Experience: You must have at least 8 years of work experience in the semiconductor industry with a focus semiconductor processing and integration.

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

Location:  This position will ideally have a home base in Silicon Valley, CA, but we will consider other locations for highly qualified candidates. A substantial amount of customer-facing travel and time at customer sites in the US West and Asia is expected.

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 job1822@coventor.com. Please indicate that this California-based Director position is of most interest to you.