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Technology Careers at the R&D Centre of Excellence

Cadence, a pivotal global leader in electronic design, is hiring for its R&D Centre of Excellence in Cork, Ireland. 

The new European hub will be a focal point of innovation, promoting customer design advancement in emerging consumer, hyperscale computing, 5G communications, automotive, mobile, aerospace, industrial and healthcare, and more. Here, you will influence the future design of everyday technology. 

The Cadence® Intelligent System Design™ strategy delivers software, hardware, and IP that turns design concepts into reality, powering everyday technology from smartphones to driverless cars.  

The state-of-the-art facility in Cork will employ up to 150 multidisciplinary engineers and play an integral role in developing leading-edge software for Cadence and their growing client base.  

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Job Opportunities at Cadence

The Cadence R&D Centre of Excellence in Cork will be home to 150+ multidisciplinary engineers. We are currently hiring for:

  • Software Engineers
  • Application Engineers
  • R&D Software Engineers
  • R&D Product Engineers
  • Validation Engineers
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Click here to explore the current vacancies. If you don't see a relevant position right now but are interested in a career with Cadence, complete the form above and we will notify you when new jobs are released. 

Why Cadence? 
Cadence will give you the opportunity to develop world-class electronic design capabilities and influence the future of everyday technology. Don't just take our word for it - learn what a career at Cadence is like from some of their current employees:


Find out more about life and work at Cadence from Software Engineering Group Director, Steven Hollands:


A Great Place to Work

Cadence has consistently ranked in the top companies to work for in Ireland's Best Workplaces (Best Medium), placing at #6 in 2022. Cadence fosters an empowering community for the passionate and the bold and nurtures niche talent.


Diverse Experience

Create revolutionary products and experiences for the world's biggest brands. Name a technology company and Cadence is collaborating with them. This depth and breadth of projects will give you a diversity of experience unmatched by other companies.


Global Influence

You will work in Cadence's R&D Centre of Excellence in Cork, Ireland. The new HQ will be the focal point of a new generation of Intelligent System Design, allowing you to make your mark and influence the future design of everyday technology.

Culture and Benefits at Cadence

A strong culture backed by talented people is the number one priority at Cadence: One Cadence - One Team. 

Highly skilled and long-tenured employees are the driving force behind their success with one-third of all Cadence employees working for the company for more than 10 years.

With great work comes great reward. You can expect a strong compensation package including flexible work, unlimited annual leave, health insurance, and generous pension contribution.

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To find out more about the live opportunities with Cadence's R&D Centre of Excellence, complete our form above or apply to the individual job openings here.

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