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AI Silicon Design – CPU DV Infrastructure and Methodology Engineer

Design and development of scalable verification infrastructure for high performance CPUs going into industry leading AI/ML architecture. The person coming into this role will help define DV methodology and create tools and flows that will enable a multi-discipline and multi-site team to execute flawlessly. The person in this role will collaborate with a group of highly experienced engineers across various domains of the AI chip.


  • Architecture and hands-on development of scalable solutions that are leveraged for DV testbenches, architectural tools, RTL development and performance modelling across CPU, compute engines and SOCs
  • Development of automation systems for the entire design team
  • Engage with leading industry vendors and 3rd party IP providers, drive integration of external tools and IPs in the design flow
  • Experience with open-source tool-flows and deployment of applicable tools and infrastructure in the design flow; drive tool decisions for build vs leverage vs buy
  • Own regular block/chip/emulation regressions

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience with development of DV tools and infrastructure and large-scale regression environments is required, extensive debug of automation workflows
  • Knowledge of EDA tools, strong understanding of simulators. Hands-on experience working with emulation environment and tools is a plus
  • Expertise developing tools for revision control, prior experience with git preferred
  • Very strong programming skills in C/C++, scripting skills in Python, Tcl, Perl
  • Knowledge of multiple testbench methodologies, proficiency in UVM is a plus
  • Strong problem solving and debug skills across various levels of design hierarchies
  • BS/MS/PhD in EE/ECE/CE/CS with at least 5 years of industry experience


We have presence in Toronto, Austin, Santa Clara, Portland, and Raleigh. We are open to remote candidates on a case by case basis.

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