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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.

Technical Writer for 3D Modeling Software – Waltham, MA

Technical Writer for 3D Modeling Software – 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 expand rapidly.

We are seeking a technical writer to help us create and update the documentation suite for our advanced semiconductor fabrication modeling and electrical analysis software.  You will have responsibility for maintenance of the documentation, including user guide, installation instructions, scripting API manual, tutorials and release notes.  You will have full access to our development organization, who will help to explain new features and generate initial documentation revisions, and you’re welcome to participate fully in our Agile software development process to keep up to speed on changes to the software.

This position is a great opportunity for a technical writer with some interest in engineering or software to work with a strong engineering team, and to learn all about how advanced semiconductor manufacturing works!

Responsibilities:

  • Create, update, proofread and manage the documentation suite for our advanced semiconductor modeling product
  • Collaborate closely with development and applications engineering staff for technical help with documentation
  • Produce polished, professional quality documentation conforming to our desired style
  • Work with our revision control system to track your changes
  • Help to guide our choices of distribution formats and authoring tools

 

Required Qualifications (all of the following):

  • 5+ years of professional experience in technical writing
  • Impeccable English language spelling and grammar
  • Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical topics with understandable text, supported with writing samples
  • Good organizational skills; able to manage multiple tasks independently
  • Strong inter-personal skills; able to communicate and collaborate with engineers
  • Desire to contribute to and work with a team, helping us to meet our product delivery goals

 

Desirable Qualifications (any of the following):

  • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker
  • A degree in any engineering or science discipline
  • Professional experience in technical writing for an engineering software product such as CAD, CAE or EDA
  • Experience in or knowledge of the semiconductor industry
  • Experience with generating HTML-based help systems for software products
  • Experience with version control systems

 

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 a cover letter and your resume to job1861@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.

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.

Semiconductor Process and Integration Engineer – South Korea

Semiconductor Process and Integration Engineer – South Korea

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 10nm CMOS technology and beyond! You will collaborate with the Semiconductor Process & Integration team in the Office of the CTO, along with our 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: South Korea. This position requires residency in South Korea with a substantial amount of time at customer sites in South Korea. Work is expected to be partly based at customer/partner sites. Travel is expected.

Required Qualifications:

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 is required.

Skills: Semiconductor 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 South Korea, e-mail your cover letter and CV in English to job1826@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; and Paris, France.

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