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Senior Designer Engineer

Next Silicon

Next Silicon

Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Senior Designer Engineer

  • Hardware
  • Israel
  • Senior


NextSilicon is a swiftly growing unicorn startup that is reimagining high-performance computing. Our pioneering coprocessor vastly accelerates supercomputers, driving them forward into a new generation. Our new software-defined hardware architecture enables HPC and AI to fulfill its promise of breakthroughs in all advanced research fields.

We are looking for an experienced, talented ASIC front-end design expert and technical lead. In this high-visibility and influential role, you will take part in developing and integrating cutting-edge technologies from definition stage through planning stage and the development of new features while solving challenging implementation problems and ending in successful tape-out and product bring-up .

At NextSilicon, everything we do is guided by three core values:

  • Professionalism: We strive for exceptional results through professionalism and unwavering dedication to quality and performance.
  • Unity: Collaboration is key to success. That's why we foster a work environment where every employee can feel valued and heard.
  • Impact: We're passionate about developing technologies that make a meaningful impact on industries, communities, and individuals worldwide.


  • 6+ years of experience in complex ASIC designs
  • VLSI expert with a deep understanding of chip architecture and design flows
  • Experience in design for timing and power
  • Experience working with various front-end tools and flows (CDC, LINT, Synthesis, DFT, UPF and power optimization and analysis )
  • Good understanding of reset and clock design (including CTS)
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, able to drive colleagues to achieve the project goals
  • Good understanding of hardware-software partitions and tradeoffs
  • Knowledge of process nodes synthesis and place and route flows


  • Define and drive the design of advanced blocks from micro-architecture phase to netlist
  • Support timing and constraints definitions work closely with the BE team on timing and physicals implementation efforts
  • Leading processes relating to power optimization
  • Technology expert, building a knowledge base for the group
  • Work with various teams to drive execution (SW, Architecture, verification, BE, etc)
  • Devise execution indicators and monitor and report execution progress to enable prioritization and clear decision making