MTS Physical Design Engineer

  • US$230000 - US$250000 per annum + Equity Package
  • Mountain View, California
  • Permanent

Acceler8 Talent is seeking a MTS Physical Design Engineer to join a hardware start-up that is developing a new interconnect architecture to eliminate congestion in massively distributed systems and have recently raised a substantial Series A.

The founding team hail from leading hardware & tech companies and their major investor has a fantastic track record of turning early stage start-ups into successful companies.


  • Construct and support the CAD tool flow for physical implementation in a cloud-first development environment.
  • Work closely with architects and microarchitects on the chip-level floorplan and block partitioning. Evaluate tradeoffs in functional partitioning, block size, and interface complexity with other stakeholders
  • Define and build the major physical structures, including the clock and reset architecture, the power delivery network, and interconnect topologies.
  • Execute on block-level, cluster-level, and top-level physical implementation, from synthesis, floorplan and power plan, through P+R, through timing closure, physical verification, and tapeout.


  • Minimum BSEE/CE + 10 years or MSEE/CE + 5 years experience
  • Strong industry experience with Logic Equivilance Check
  • Deep industry experience with the latest CAD tools through the entire physical design workflow
  • Experience with circuit analysis using HSPICE is a plus
  • Expert knowledge of SystemVerilog, as well as Perl, Python or other scripting languages

They are looking for someone to start ASAP and are offering $200k-$250k base with a generous equity package. Please apply here or contact me at if you would like to hear more.

This position is open to Boston, Mountain View, Raleigh, and Austin.

Jake Whitcomb Recruitment Executive

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