Software Development Engineer - GUI (1485) Wilsonville, Oregon

Company:  Mentor Graphics
Job Title:  Software Development Engineer - GUI - 1485
Job Location: US - OR - Wilsonville
Job Category:  R&D/Software Engineering

Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT) is a global technology leader in Electronic Design Automation, providing software solutions that help engineers around the world design and manufacture new and highly innovative products.  Each year, our customers use our tools to push the boundaries of technology and physics in order to deliver smaller, faster and more reliable products that run the world’s high tech devices. 

Position Overview
The System Level Engineering (SLE) product division is Mentor’s emerging technologies group. Their goal is to research, design, develop and introduce brand new innovative products into the industry.  This group of talented engineers is on the forefront of next generation EDA related tools and work directly with customers to define and implement future products.

This Software Engineer will join a team focusing on our new SystemVision product.  SystemVision is a schematic- and HDL-driven modeling, simulation and analysis environment for mixed analog/digital electronics and multi-physics systems.

Responsibilities Include:
•Design, development, maintenance of schematic/HDL based GUI environment
•Design, development, maintenance of mixed-signal simulation and analysis tools
•Develop test plans, manage and perform QA tasks – allocate, distribute & collate test
•Participate in scheduling and estimation of tasks, and assist in defining and developing software development best practices.

Job Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:
•Bachelors Degree in Electrical/Electronics/Computer/Software Engineering or Computer Science is required.  Preference for a Masters or PhD
•Must have 2-5+ years of professional experience in the design, development, maintenance and testing of complex C++ software applications
•2+ years experience developing and managing test plans and performing other QA related tasks – allocate, distribute & collate
•Must have knowledge and experience developing schematic/HDL based GUI environments for large software tools
•Strong experience and interest in user-interface design, user-experience design
•Understanding of constructing design flows and tool chains
•Experience in scripting, especially to control tools and manipulate data
•Experience with regression tests, and GUI-testing tools

Preferred experience (not required)
•Experience with the design, development, maintenance of mixed-signal simulation and analysis tools along with schematic-driven simulation environments
•Knowledge of electronic design data, data models and databases
•Knowledge and interest in simulation and analysis of electronics and/or other systems


Mentor Benefits
Mentor Graphics believes in fostering a work environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance.  Our world class benefits package includes up to 32 days of vacation/holiday pay per year, 401k matching, Stock purchase plan, annual performance reviews/bonuses, education reimbursement, partially paid Medical/Dental/Vision insurance and much more.  Our Wilsonville site also has an onsite, 24/7 workout facility, full service cafeteria, day care center, basketball courts, sand volleyball, and daily exercise classes.