Career Opportunities

Lead Semiconductor Software Development Engineer – Villebon sur Yvette (91), France

We are seeking a dynamic, proactive software development engineer with a background in semiconductor technology or semiconductor software tools. In this key engineering position, you will lead the development of new software features related to our European research efforts in advanced CMOS (450mm/10nm/7nm). You will work closely with the Coventor semiconductor process technology team to understand the technical requirements of our partners, particularly metrology tool vendors and TCAD (Technology CAD) users. You will participate in the design and development of software interfaces to share our 3D structural models with other software tools.

This opening is a great opportunity for a strong coder with good communication skills. 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. It is expected that responsibilities in this role will grow as Coventor’s European development team expands. Some travel is expected (less than 20%). You will report to the US-based Director of Semiconductor Software and R&D.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with our applications team to define requirements for new software features
  • Lead the development effort to design and implement new features in C++ and Python
  • Unit testing and bug fixing
  • Help troubleshoot customer problems
  • Provide input to and review documentation, tutorials, and user training materials

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field
  • 6 or more years of professional software development experience, preferably related to semiconductor equipment, metrology or TCAD
  • Expert-level coding skills in C++
  • Strong aptitude for object oriented design
  • Experience developing a 3D modeling software product, using either a 3D solid modeling kernel (ACIS, Parasolid, etc.), 3D mesh generation, or equivalent.
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts
  • Must be able to read and understand technical articles and documentation written in English
  • Must have a valid EU passport

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with semiconductor metrology software, particularly model-driven metrology
  • Experience with semiconductor TCAD modeling software
  • Knowledge of semiconductor process technology
  • 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

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer – Waltham, MA

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer for 3D Semiconductor Process Modeling and Simulation 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 numerical modeling and simulation to perform quality assurance on our virtual fabrication environment for semiconductor process development and integration. 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 Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Detail oriented individual who enjoys systematically exploring software
  • Solid comprehension of numerical simulation techniques and analytical methods for rigorously verifying numerical simulations
  • 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
  • Experience with CAD, CAE or TCAD software
  • 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

Senior Applications Support Engineer for MEMS Design Software – Waltham, MA

Senior Applications Support Engineer for MEMS Design Software – Waltham, MA

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, and experience in design, simulation and fabrication?  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 contribute to the collaborative, team-oriented environment in our Waltham, MA software development center. Your level of responsibility, creative freedom and salary will be commensurate with your education and experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Equivalent with focus on MEMS design, simulation and fabrication
  • Experience designing MEMS inertial sensors, RF MEMS, optical MEMS, MEMS  MEMS microphones 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 in Waltham, MA 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 job1832@coventor.com.

Senior C++ and Python Software Engineer – Waltham, MA

Senior C++ and Python 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 team and will contribute to both design and implementation in our development effort. 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 work 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
  • Contribute to re-designing the Python/C++ linkage between application components
  • Implement new software features in Python and/or C++, 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 5 years of experience in a professional software development environment, or 3 years with an MS
  • Strong C++ coding skills, including a working knowledge of the STL
  • Aptitude for object oriented design
  • Commercial software development experience with Python
  • 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
  • Implementation of user interfaces with Qt
  • Application development in scientific simulation or visualization
  • Experience developing cloud-based software applications
  • Experience with OpenGL and/or 3D visualization
  • Commercial software development experience with 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 job1831@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.