Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Software Engineering Intern – Xcelium Compiler in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to make an impact on the world of technology.

The candidate will join the Xcelium parser team. Our team develops software for the front end of the Xcelium simulator tools, the compiler that translates the SystemVerilog Hardware Description Language (HDL) into an executable intermediate form. We are extending and enhancing the compiler to better support our customers’ simulation needs.

We are looking for a software engineering intern with a passion for developing high-quality software.

Minimum requirements:

  • You have strong object-oriented programming skills with proven experience in C++. You’re ready to expand your C++ skills in new areas, including C++11 and C++14. You can work with C code even through you prefer C++.

  • You have good communication skills as we work together as one team.

  • You have skills to become an effective developer in a large, complex code base. We look for solid understanding and application of algorithms, complex data structures, and Object Oriented Design patterns.

  • You have applied or learned some of the following techniques or tools: refactoring, unit testing, optimization strategies, source code management, code review, static analysis, code profiling.

  • You have good debugging skills and experience with debugging tools. You have used GNU gdb or other similar debuggers.

  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering, or Computer/Electrical Engineering with a strong software development component.

Optional skills:

  • Parsing and compiler techniques

  • SystemVerilog or Verilog language

We’re doing work that matters. Help us solve what others can’t.

Cadence plays a critical role in creating the technologies that modern life depends on. We are a global electronic design automation company, providing software, hardware, and intellectual property to design advanced semiconductor chips that enable our customers create revolutionary products and experiences.

Thanks to the outstanding caliber of the Cadence team and the empowering culture that we have cultivated for over 25 years, Cadence continues to be recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. 
Our shared passion for solving the world’s toughest technical challenges, our dedication to pushing the limits of the industry, and our drive to do meaningful work differentiates the people of Cadence.

Cadence is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, basis of disability, or any other protected class.