AI Chip Design Engineer 1 Published: June 21, 2024
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Description, an exciting early-stage startup specialising in AI chip design, seeks a passionate Chip Designer to join our team.

Our team is expanding to develop the next-gen chip architecture customised for AI.

As a Chip Designer, you will leverage your expertise in chip design to play a crucial role in shaping the future of AI and computing.

Responsibilities :

  • Collaborate with our team to design, develop, and optimize a new chip architecture for our AI processor.
  • Conduct research and analysis to identify cutting-edge trends, techniques, and technologies in the field.
  • Develop and implement innovative solutions to address power, performance, and area (PPA) challenges.
  • Evaluate and optimize algorithms and models for implementation in hardware.
  • Collaborate with software and hardware engineers to ensure seamless chip integration with other system components.
  • Create and maintain design documentation, including specifications, block diagrams, and interface definitions.
  • Support prototype testing, debugging, and performance evaluation.

Requirements :

  • BS / MS / PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
  • Excellent academic record in integrated circuit (IC) design, ideally focusing on AI accelerators or related technologies.
  • Proficiency in ASIC or FPGA design flow, RTL design, and verification (using Verilog)
  • Strong understanding of digital circuit design and computer architecture.
  • Familiarity with neural network algorithms and computational models
  • Experience with industry-standard EDA tools (e.g., Vivado or Cadence, Synopsys, or Mentor Graphics)
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Nice-to-have :

  • Publications or patents in GPU / AI accelerator design or related fields
  • Experience with FPGA prototyping and emulation
  • Knowledge of machine learning frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch)

Compensation Package :

At, we value our team members and their contributions to our mission.

We are excited to offer a competitive and comprehensive compensation package for the AI Chip Designer role.

  • Salary : Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Equity : Stock options in our early-stage startup, providing significant potential for financial growth as the company succeeds
  • Bonus : Performance-based annual bonuses, subject to company and individual performance metrics

At, we foster a diverse and inclusive work environment.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome applicants of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

If you are passionate about AI and chip design and ready to make a meaningful impact, we invite you to apply for our AI Chip Designer position.

Together, let's drive innovation in AI and computing technologies.


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