Summer 2020 Technical-Engineering Internship (Product Support) | Synopsys

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

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Position Location: 
Pasadena, CA
Job Description: 

The Synopsys Optical Solutions Group (OSG) has an opening for a Technical Intern position in the Product and Technical Support team, supporting either CODE V or LightTools products. CODE V and LightTools use state-of-the-art optical algorithms for the layout, design and analysis of image forming and illumination systems, respectively.
Job Description:
As a member of the Product Support team, the successful candidate will be assisting customers by authoring software training tutorials, writing macros, and updating support materials and sample libraries. Responsibilities include developing technical content in English for customers and working closely with technical support, software development, and optical engineering staff to provide quick turnaround, high quality content to customers. The successful candidate will be working on a wide variety of tasks related to supporting customers of either Synopsys’ image design software design product, CODE V, or illumination design software, LightTools.
Requirements of the position:
The applicant must be proficient in the use of advanced optical system modeling tools and must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Given our diverse customer base, the ideal candidate must be able to quickly grasp technical issues for a wide variety of system types. The applicant must be familiar with modern optical engineering methods and tools, have a strong desire and aptitude for working with a commercial software developer, have excellent references, be able to solve problems quickly and accurately. We are seeking a candidate who is self-motivated and is enthusiastic about communicating technical concepts for support of CODE V or LightTools customers. 

Specifically, we are requiring:

  • 1+ years of optical systems modeling, analysis, and design experience using commercial design tools in an academic or professional environment with excellent references
  • 1+ year experience with CODE V or LightTools
  • Thorough understanding of optical sciences
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple concurrent projects and ability to work well in a team as well as independently
  • Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to communicate highly technical information to others inside and outside the company
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. degree in Optics, Optical Sciences, or other related technical discipline

Experience in any of the following is a plus:

  • CODE V Macro+ writing experience
  • LightTools COM macro writing experience
  • MATLAB or Python
  • Web development experience
  • Microsoft COM Programming
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Other procedural or object-oriented languages

Synopsys OSG is a world class, high tech optical software and optical engineering services organization with an international client base and three branch offices.  This position is in Pasadena, CA. We are looking for someone to start in May 2020.