Senior ASIC Design Engineer (Microarchitect)

  • US$225000 - US$275000 per annum + Equity
  • Mountain View, California
  • Permanent

Acceler8 Talent is seeking a Senior ASIC Design Engineer to join an early stage AI hardware startup that's building custom chips for LLMs, achieving substantially greater efficiency and performance compared to current market leading products.

Founded by Engineers that were instrumental in the development of Google's AI capabilities, they are extremely well funded and are building an all-star team to create the world's best compute platform for LLMs.

Your mission? Deliver a robust, high-performance design that meets the demanding requirements of our cross-functional engineering team in terms of timing, area, reliability, testability, and power.


  • Concept-to-silicon experience in driving silicon design for subsystems and/or top-level functions with ASICs and SOCs from an architecture specification to production silicon
  • Experience with SystemVerilog, Python, C/C++, Bluespec and similar scripting and programming languages for chip design and related flows
  • Production-proven experience on silicon micro-architecture and design concepts used in high-performance compute (CPUs, GPUs, accelerators), high-speed connectivity, memory management and related functionalities
  • Experience with testing your designs and working closely with verification teams towards performance and coverage closure goals
  • Hands-on experience with design synthesis, equivalence checking, design lint, clock-domain-crossing and related flows to take designs to high quality sign-off
  • Familiarity with verification, emulation platforms and methodologies is a plus
  • Hands-on experience with participation in silicon debug and bring-up is a plus

This position will be hybrid-remote, with 3 days a week on-site from their Mountain View office.

They are looking to get someone started ASAP and will offer a compensation consisting of a competitive base salary + stock options.

Please apply here or contact if you'd like to hear more.

Luke Tomaszko Managing Recruitment Executive & Hardware Team Lead

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