Applications Engineer for Application-Specific Processor (ASIP) Tools

Synopsys is seeking an enthusiastic and creative engineer (m/f) to strengthen its engineering team in Leuven, Belgium.  At this site, Synopsys develops design tools for application-specific processors (ASIPs) and provides related customer support.  Specifically, our “ASIP Designer” tool-suite is used by customers across the globe in the development of systems-on-chip (SoC) for 5G wireless communication, deep learning, artificial intelligence,  autonomous driving, biomedical applications, the internet of things, and similar.
This role could suit an engineer who wishes to move into a more customer facing role.

The Role:

As an Applications Engineer you will have responsibilities both in a pre-sales and a post-sales context.  You will assist our customers in developing advanced systems on chip for exciting next generation products. 

  1. In a pre-sales context you will support potential customers that are evaluating ASIP Designer.  You will study the application of the customer and you will develop innovative processor features for that application.  
  2. For post-sales you will investigate and answer in-depth technical questions and suggest innovative solutions on the customer’s use of ASIP Designer.  You will primarily interact with the customer via e-mail and phone, but short-term travel to customers may be required occasionally.


To apply for this role

  • You must have an MS or PhD degree in Engineering.
  • You have basic knowledge of processor architectures in general and of DSP architectures specifically.
  • You have interest in the following areas: embedded software design (C and/or assembly), DSP algorithms and RTL design.
  • You have strong problem solving skills and strong communication skills
  • Synopsys offers a stimulating work environment with international contacts, flexibility and an attractive compensation package.  You will work with highly professional and motivated colleagues who value your opinion.

If this role sounds interesting, we look forward to hearing from you!

If you wish to apply for this position please contact Linda Thomas, Senior Recruiter, at

About Synopsys

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS) is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications we rely on every day. As the worlds 15th largest software company, Synopsys has a long history of being a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. Whether you are a system-on-chip (SoC) designer creating advanced semiconductors, or a software developer writing applications that require the highest quality and security, Synopsys has the solutions needed to deliver innovative, high-quality, secure products. Learn more at