Applications Engineering Consultant - Analog / Mixed Signal - 185144
Fremont, United States of America

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Applications Engineering Consultant - Analog / Mixed Signal - 185144

Company: SISW - Mentor
Job Title: Applications Engineering Consultant - Analog / Mixed-Signal - SISW - MG - 185144
Job Location: USA - CA - Fremont
Job Category: Applications Engineering

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Job Duties:

The Application Engineer is acustomer-facing position that helps drive Mentor Graphics analog/mixed-signalcircuit simulation technologies into customers’ design and verification flows.This position combines technical depth in circuit simulation and applicationsknowledge (e.g., transceivers, RFIC, high-speed I/O, and signal conditioning),as well as solid communication skills and strong team building skills.

The Application Engineer managesmultiple customer engagements concurrently and must be very effective atcustomer relationships. This customer interface is not only at the engineeringlevel, but first or second level management, as well. The Application Engineermust align with Account Managers to meet or exceed quota, as they proactivelymanage customer accounts to success. This could include account planning anddeveloping solutions to customer problems, ultimately resulting in revenue.Success involves working as a team with sales, marketing, and R&Dorganizations.

Sales and support responsibilitiesinclude assessing customer technical requirements, conducting productdemonstrations, running evaluations, and driving product adoption.

The successful candidate must beable to travel to cover multiple accounts. As an Application Engineer for AMS,you work with account teams to drive adoption of Mentor Graphics AMS software.This includes, but is not limited to, the following activities:

  • Execute both pre-sale and post-sale technical support activities including assessment of how company products meet customer needs and the preparation of product specifications for development and installation of customized applications/solutions.
  • Illustrate the value Mentor Graphics brings to customers by assisting them in their evaluations of Mentor Graphics' Analog Mixed Signal family of software; developing and delivering software demonstrations and technical presentations; performing benchmark evaluations for customers.
  • Provide on-site support when issues arise with client’s use of Mentor Graphics Analog Mixed Signal products.
  • Work closely with area sales management, account teams and customers to understand business opportunities.
  • Drive business for Mentor Graphics, using technical expertise and working directly with customers as a part of sales team at the appropriate management level to establish criteria for successful engagements.
  • Assist technical teams, including the factory, to establish value for Mentor Graphics products and differentiate from the competition.
  • Contribute towards the area technical sales plan with management and communicate frequently with peers and management on progress and account status.
  • Provide pre-sale technical support in sales presentations and product demonstrations.
  • Establish and maintain lines of communication with design engineering on issues such as considerations for product reliability.
  • Work with marketing and product managers to define new products and provide insight from the field back to these groups.



The successful candidate willpossess the following combination of education and experience:

  • BS degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering or related field is required. MS degree is preferred
  • 5+ year’s analog or mixed-signal design engineering experience
  • Broad understanding of Analog Design methodologies and flows including the different types of analysis solutions for analog design including Spice, Fast-Spice, Mixed Signal – Mixed-Mode analyses and flows
  • Proven ability to map simulator capabilities to application-specific requirements
  • Track record of exceptional customer relationships
  • Experience with IC schematic tools, such as Cadence® Virtuoso®
  • Experience with analog simulators such as Spectre, HSPICE, Mentor Graphics® Eldo & AFS and mixed-signal circuit simulation tools, such as Mentor Graphics® Questa ADMS™, Cadence® AMS Designer®
  • Working familiarity of Unix and Linux OS, and previous experience with scripting
  • Strong oral, written communication, and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Exposure to sales and applications environment is a plus
  • Travel is required



Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Mentor Graphics Corporation

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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