Tenstorrent

Digital Design Verification Engineer

Full-Time in Toronto, ON

Tenstorrent is helping enable a new era in artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning with its breakthrough processor architecture and software. The company’s mission is to deliver orders of magnitude better performance and efficiency for AI workloads from the datacenter to edge of Cloud by co-designing hardware, software and AI algorithms with our unique technology.

Tenstorrent’s architecture scales from datacenter servers to IoT devices with dramatically improved efficiency, flexibility, programmability compared to legacy accelerators including CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, and TPU-type processors. It is developed by our world-class team with deep expertise in computer architecture, hardware design and verification, systems engineering, compilers, software development, and machine learning algorithms.

Our engineering-based culture is focused on achieving the highest levels of AI innovation across all of Tenstorrent’s technical disciplines. We constantly strive to blend best-in-class aspects of integrity, openness, diversity and collaboration throughout the company: from the CEO to the engineering leadership and to the newest employee who may be a recent college graduate. By joining Tenstorrent, you will be an integral part of a highly accomplished and distinguished team that has many years of experience at companies that include AMD, Arm, Intel and NVIDIA, and that thrives on delivering new, innovative products.

Based in Toronto with offices in Austin, Tenstorrent is growing quickly. And, we are proudly backed by top-tier Venture Capital firms including Real Ventures and Eclipse Venture Capital, as well as prominent industry luminaries.

Tenstorrent offers a highly competitive compensation package and benefits, and we are an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities:

  • Verification of Tenstorrent's digital IP and SOC logic, using advanced verification methodologies - UVM, FPGA prototyping, emulation
  • Creation of test plans
  • Writing testbenches, checkers and tests, models, assertions and irritators
  • Creating functional coverage points
  • Reviewing verification results and metrics and driving the verification convergence towards tape-out
  • Performance and power verification and validation of Tenstorrent's IP and SOC

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor/Master in Electrical/Computer Engineering/Engineering Science
  • Expert in hardware verification languages (SystemVerilog, SystemC)
  • Experience with UVM and coverage driven constrained random verification
  • Experience with Low power verification techniques
  • Excellent programming skills. C/C++ as well as scripting languages (Perl, tcl)
  • Deep interest in computer architecture, under-the-hood details of machine learning frameworks, GPU programming and methods for efficient parallelization of deep learning execution