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ASIC Test Engineer - AI Silicon Design

Position is ASIC Test Engineer for industry leading AI/ML ASICs. The person coming into this role will conduct post-silicon characterization and testing to verify the functionality and timing of internal blocks and interfaces in our ASICs, and collaborate with DV and DFT teams to develop test requirements and test patterns. The work is done alongside a group of highly experienced engineers across various domains of the AI ASIC.


  • Track test execution to confirm all features are validated.
  • Convert design specifications into characterization and test plans.
  • Translate patterns and sequences into tester format to run on ATE and SLT.
  • Help develop ATE load boards, SLT interface boards, and sockets.
  • Prepare for first silicon arrival with prioritized test plans that includes enablement of IP and critical features.
  • Work with test systems, tools, and lab equipment to debug ASIC faults.
  • Leverage lessons from current products to drive continuous improvements into future products.

Experience and qualifications:

  • BS/MS/PhD in EE/ECE/CE/CS with at least 5 years of industry experience in advanced testing techniques.
  • Experience with SLT, ATE, and new product introduction.
  • Proficiency with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, protocol/logic/network analyzers and signal generators.
  • Successful track record debugging SOC and board-level faults.
  • Experience testing CPUs, high speed SERDES, PCIe, DDR, and PLLs is desirable.
  • Solid understanding of DFx features and standards including scan, ASST, MBIST, IEEE 1149.6, JTAG, and IJTAG, and fluency in RTL coding for DFx logic a plus.
  • Good understanding of PCB fabrication, server-class compliance standards, signal and power integrity (SI/PI) methods, thermal and mechanical analysis tools.
  • Strong scripting skills in C/C++, Python, Perl, Java, Bugzilla, TCL, or Ruby.


Austin, TX; Santa Clara, CA; Toronto, ON

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