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ASIC Production Test Engineer - AI Silicon Design

Position is ASIC Production Test Engineer for industry leading AI/ML ASICs. The person coming into this role will enable and conduct high-volume production testing of ASICs in preparation for shipping. The work is done alongside a group of highly experienced engineers across various domains of the AI ASIC.


  • Assist in initial silicon bring-up and debug, and provide feedback for changes needed for volume production.
  • Assist in requirements and inputs for ATE load boards, SLT interface boards, and sockets.
  • Collect and analyze volume fault data for root cause identification and yield improvement opportunities.
  • Track and help improve production yield.
  • Debug issues found during validation and production.
  • Generate voltage/frequency shmoos.
  • Determine characterization test needs and requirements for ASICs for volume production.
  • 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, new product introduction, and high-volume production enablement.
  • Experience interfacing with OSATs and delivering ATE patterns for production runs.
  • Expertise with processor characterization, speed path testing, frequency/power sort using ATE, and guard-banding for volume shipping.
  • Experience testing CPUs, high speed SERDES, PCIe, DDR, and PLLs is desirable.
  • Basic understanding of DFT fault models.
  • Good understanding of PCB fabrication, server-class compliance standards, signal and power integrity (SI/PI) methods, thermal and mechanical analysis tools.
  • Good understanding of diagnostic and yield enhancement 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.