Technical-Engineering Internship | Synopsys

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

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Position Location: 
Pasadena, CA
Job Description: 

Synopsys Optical Solutions Group (OSG) has an opening for a Technical Intern position in Software Development and Technical Support.  CODE V uses state-of-the-art optical algorithms for the layout, design and analysis of image forming systems. It is developed, and runs on Microsoft Windows computers. It also has an automation language that allows customized functions to be done efficiently.
Job Description:
As a member of the Software Engineering team, the successful candidate will be responsible for helping full life cycle of OSG software development, assisting customers by writing macros, and updating support materials and sample libraries. Responsibilities include developing robust and flexible software architecture and designs, delivering high quality code, performing and assisting in QA & testing software products, providing technical information to assist in the development of product documentation, authoring and participating in software design and code reviews, and working closely with Technical Support to provide quick turnaround, high quality support to customers.  The successful candidate will be working on a wide variety of software development problems related to our image forming software design product, CODE V.
Requirements of the position:
The applicant must be proficient in the use of advanced optical system modeling tools and must possess excellent skills in the development of advanced optical modeling algorithms. The applicant must be familiar with modern software engineering methods and tools, have a strong desire and aptitude for working as a commercial software developer, have excellent references, be able to interface with large, existing software systems and solve problems quickly and accurately.  We are seeking a candidate who is self-motivated, enthusiastic about working with multiple software subsystems and materials for support of CODE V customers, and has a strong commitment to delivering excellent software on schedule. 

Specifically, we are requiring: 

  • 2+ years of optical systems modeling, analysis, and design experience using commercial design tools in an academic or professional environment with excellent references
  • Thorough understanding of optical sciences
  • CODE V Macro+ writing experience
  • 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 in 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:

  • Microsoft Foundation Classes/Win32
  • Microsoft COM Programming
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Standard Template Library (STL)
  • Software processes such as Agile or Lean S/W Dev.
  • Other procedural or object-oriented languages
  • Statistical methods or random number theory
  • Numerical methods or analysis

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 April 2019.