SoC Architect

  • US$200000 - US$250000 per annum + Equity Package
  • San Jose, California
  • Permanent

Acceler8 Talent is partnered with a post Series A start-up company that is the leading provider of PCIe & CXL switches.

They have created the worlds first and only hybrid switch with a 250 lane count. They have recently partnered with a Global leading company to reconfigure the future of AI cloud computing.

This company is actively looking for a strong SoC Architect in San Jose, CA.

Job Description:

As a SoC Architect, you'll lead our cutting-edge switch SoC's capability evolution, ensuring our products remain market leaders. Key responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with marketing and business development to identify impactful use cases.
  • Working with technical teams to deliver new SoC architecture features and efficient Soft/Hardware Co-Designs.
  • Conducting detailed performance analysis, employing performance modeling for complex use cases.
  • Demonstrating expertise in areas like Embedded CPU Subsystem, Platform Security, PCIe/CXL Interconnect, Ethernet Interconnect, Data Network Switching, and Power Management.
  • Authoring hardware specifications and validation plans, reviewing downstream specifications, and ensuring fulfillment of requirements.
  • Participating in industry workgroups and patenting novel technologies.
  • Supporting post-silicon production with silicon debug and customer documentation publication.


  • 10+ years of experience with a Master's Degree or 8+ years with a PhD in Electrical/Computer Engineering/Computer Science.
  • Proven track record in deploying architectures/architecture features in SoC products.
  • Exceptional analytical and communication skills, ability to motivate diverse technical teams.
  • Proficiency in evaluating architecture proposals, 3rd party IP features, and providing innovative guidance.
  • Deep knowledge of PCIe and CXL standards, defining security architecture for SoCs, and ARM CPU subsystem architecture.
  • Experience with Linux OS and BIOS is a plus.

If you are interested or know someone who would be a good fit for this position please feel free to apply here or reach out to

Jake Whitcomb Recruitment Executive

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