Tenstorrent

Summer or Fall Coop CPU RTL/DV Engineer - AI Silicon (Austin or Santa Clara)

Temporary in Santa Clara, CA - Internship

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 operations in Austin and California, 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

At Tenstorrent, we are trailblazing industry’s first dynamic artificial intelligence architecture. We are building best-in-class silicon and software stack for AI/ML workloads.

Role:

In this role, you will learn Functional verification of high-performance CPUs going into industry leading AI/ML architecture. You will be mentored by and work alongside a group of highly experienced engineers across various domains of the AI chip.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute DV testplans for ISA and microarchitecture
  • Understand and debug RTL code for the CPU and help make changes to the design
  • Help with development of architectural tools for ISA level verification
  • Write C/assembly based stimulus that scales from pre-silicon to emulation and post-silicon domain
  • Help with infrastructure and tool development for RTL, Performance and DV environments
  • Support development and integration of testbench components such as microarchitectural models, checkers and coverage

Experience and qualifications:

  • Senior year BS/MS or PhD candidate in EE/ECE/CE/CS with a strong GPA
  • Prior academic work in the field of computer architecture, internship experience preferred
  • Academic projects in C++ / SV / UVM as well knowledge of scripting languages
  • Understanding of assembly level programming
  • Knowledge of hardware description languages (Verilog, VHDL)
  • Strong academic skills or internship experience in verification methodologies and techniques – Simulation/debug, TB development, stimulus, checking, coverage
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

Locations:

  • Multiple geographies: Santa Clara, Austin

Application:

  • Please provide a copy of your unofficial transcripts and resume as part of your application
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