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CPU Verification Engineer - AI Silicon Design:

Functional verification of high-performance CPUs going into industry leading AI/ML architecture. The person coming into this role will help define DV strategies and execute on them while working alongside with a group of highly experienced engineers across various domains of the AI chip.

Responsibilities:

  • Define DV requirements for design changes resulting from rapidly evolving AI/ML models; work with engineers across domains to understand real world use cases
  • Develop DV testplans for ISA and microarchitecture and execute on them
  • Design and develop component, block and core level testbenches including stimulus engines, microarchitectural models, checkers
  • Build architectural tools for ISA level verification
  • Develop stimulus generators that scale from pre-silicon to emulation and post-silicon domain
  • Evaluate and integrate open-source toolchains into the DV flow
  • Develop DV environment, tools and infrastructure to enable functional verification for pre-silicon, emulation and post-silicon

Experience and qualifications:

  • BS/MS/PhD in EE/ECE/CE/CS with at least 5 years of experience
  • Experience with computer architecture/system components/network/fabric as a part of a CPU, ASIC or SOC design team
  • Verification methodologies and techniques – Simulation/debug, TB development, stimulus, checking, coverage, infrastructure, tools
  • Experience with C++ / SV / UVM as well as scripting languages
  • Experience with assembly level programming
  • Experience with hardware description languages (Verilog, VHDL) and simulators (VCS, NC, Verilator)
  • Strong problem solving and debug skills across various levels of design hierarchies

Locations: Santa Clara, CA; Austin, TX or Toronto, ON

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