Aricent Now Hiring to Staff New VLSI Engineering Center in Penang, Malaysia

New engineering center to deliver leading-edge semiconductor design services in Southeast Asia

SANTA CLARA, California – April 23, 2018 – Aricent, a global design and engineering company, today announced the opening of a new engineering center in Penang, Malaysia. This state-of-the-art center will provide semiconductor design services such as very-large-scale integration (VLSI) for global leaders in Malaysia and throughout Southeast Asia.

“The vibrant growth of technology in Malaysia makes it an ideal choice for our new engineering center in Penang,” said Scott Houghton, President of the Semiconductor and Industrial business unit at Aricent. “We can draw from a rich pool of local engineering talent, offering them the opportunity to design Integrated Circuits (ICs) for game-changing products and technologies for global industry leaders.” he added.

The new engineering center will be home to key semiconductor design and validation functions, along with strategic software development. Work conducted at the new Aricent facility will be integral to helping customers advance their digital initiatives. The company expects hiring efforts to ramp up quickly to more than 250 engineers in the coming months.

Hiring will begin immediately for positions in mask design, pre-silicon validation, structural design, and software development. For more information about job opportunities with the global leader in engineering and R&D services, and to apply for an open position in Malaysia, visit Aricent Careers or email resumes to careers@aricent.com

About Aricent

Aricent is a global design and engineering company innovating for customers in the digital era. We help our clients lead into the future by solving their most complex and mission critical issues through customized solutions. For decades, we have helped companies do new things and scale with intention. We bring differentiated value and capability in focused industries to help transform products, brands and companies. Based in San Francisco, frog, the global leader in innovation and design, is a part of Aricent. Aricent is a part of the Altran Group.

Learn more about Aricent at www.aricent.com.

About Altran

Altran ranks as the undisputed global leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D), following its acquisition of Aricent. The company offers clients an unmatched value proposition to address their transformation and innovation needs. Altran works alongside its clients, from initial concept through industrialization, to invent the products and services of tomorrow. For over 30 years, the company has provided expertise in aerospace, automotive, defense, energy, finance, life sciences, railway and telecommunications. The Aricent acquisition extends this leadership to semiconductors, digital experience and design innovation. Combined, Altran and Aricent generated revenues of €2.9 billion in 2017, with some 45,000 employees in more than 30 countries.

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