Software Developer Intern | Synopsys

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

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Position Location: 
Pasadena, CA
Job Description: 

Synopsys technology is at the heart of innovations that are changing the way we live and work. The Internet of Things. Autonomous cars. Wearables. Smart medical devices. Secure financial services. Machine learning and computer vision. These breakthroughs are ushering in the era of Smart, Secure Everything―where devices are getting smarter, everything’s connected, and everything must be secure.

Powering this new era of technology are advanced silicon chips, which are made even smarter by the remarkable software that drives them. Synopsys is at the forefront of Smart, Secure Everything with the world’s most advanced tools for silicon chip design, verification, IP integration, and application security testing. Our technology helps customers innovate from Silicon to Software, so they can deliver Smart, Secure Everything.
We have an opening for a Software Developer Intern within the Optical Solutions Group (OSG) working in our Pasadena California office. We are looking for a motivated individual with passion for programming and software development who wants to contribute to a world leading software for optical design and analysis.  The position requires good software development skills with working knowledge of C++.

Skill Requirements: 
- Work with the stakeholders to turn technical requirements into actionable tasks
- Develop C++ code to implement required software features
- Make sure the new code is covered by adequate automated tests in the internal testing environment
- Demonstrate the developed capabilities to our marketing team for feedback
- Work with developers, testers and customer representatives in an agile environment to create illumination software solutions to tackle cutting edge problems
- Current academic pursuit of a degree in Computer Science or similar technical field
- Accomplishments in the field of Computer Science and/or Software Engineering
- Hands-on experience creating C++ software, specifically Microsoft Visual C++ for Windows
- Strong communication skills for working in team as well as the ability to read scholarly journals

Desired Qualifications
- Experience with mathematics, physics and optics
- Experience in development of commercial software
- Experience with simulation or CAD software
- Keen sense of balancing the best solution versus time constraints 

Why come to work for the OSG R&D Group?

  • Desirable and vibrant Old Town Pasadena CA location near unique shopping, renowned restaurants and convenient public transportation
  • Collaborative style working environment in a modern, professionally designed, bright office
  • Work on an Agile self-directed team supported by management who provides broad but clear goals
  • Provide software solutions to world leading companies that design most of the consumer electronics products we use every day
  • Experience a team responsibility process that focuses on win-win solutions as the norm and not the exception
  • Work with some of the brightest engineers in both the Software and Optics fields who support each other in a multi-disciplined environment 

Leverage the best of the world’s leading Electronic Design Automation software company with the world’s leading Computer Aided Optical Design software company to solve problems that have never been solved before