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Germany- Senior Research Software Team Lead

Next Silicon

Next Silicon

Posted on Sunday, December 17, 2023

Germany- Senior Research Software Team Lead

  • Research
  • Germany


NextSilicon is a swiftly growing unicorn startup that took upon itself an innovative direction in computing. Our pioneering coprocessor vastly accelerates supercomputers, driving them forward into a new generation. Our new software-defined hardware architecture enables HPC to fulfill its promise of breakthroughs in all fields of advanced research.

We seek creative approaches to complex problems and are looking for a researcher team lead to join our large and growing research department.

In this high-visibility and influential role, you will lead one of our research teams, and together develop innovative solutions from concept to implementation and be part of the next big revolution in the computing world.


  • Ph.D. or strong master’s degree in computer science
  • 3+ years of experience as a team leader in a technology company or startup
  • Proven research skills
  • Excellent software development capabilities
  • Familiarity with programming languages and agile methodologies
  • Experience with graph theory, code analysis, LLVM infrastructure, algebraic graph theory
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team


  • Lead one of our brilliant research teams in terms of day-to-day tasks, goals, reviews and more
  • Lead collaborations with cross-functional teams
  • Set expectations with software, architecture, and hardware stakeholders
  • Act as a technical leader when design directions are unclear
  • Conduct experiments and research in innovative directions in computing and mathematics
  • Work on mathematical computations and algorithms
  • Explore innovative directions in graph theory, clustering, and their applications in developing a pioneering architecture for a general-purpose coprocessor
  • Analyze data and apply machine learning techniques
  • Contribute to technical blogs and scientific publications
  • Strengthen and grow the team by hiring and retaining top researchers engineering talents