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Network Architect

Next Silicon

Next Silicon

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Network Architect

  • Hardware
  • Full-time


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 Architect In this high-visibility and influential role, you will take part in developing and integrating cutting-edge technologies from the definition stage through the 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.


  • 8+ years of experience working on complex, networking architectures
  • Knowledge and experience with one or more of the following: Ethernet layers, switching and network topologies, Memory subsystem design, On-chip interconnect, and Debug methodology.
  • Good understanding of ASIC design flow
  • Experience with MAC and PCS sub-systems
  • Experience with RDMA and/or MPI
  • Experience with PCle and/or CXL: advantage
  • Knowledge of high-speed design
  • Good understanding of SOC security aspects: advantage
  • Excellent communication skills within and across teams and at the executive level


  • Take a significant part of architectural definitions for NextSilicon SOCs
  • Close collaboration with cross-functional and multidisciplinary teams, including hardware, software, and system engineers
  • Evaluate and recommend selections of technology, IP, and vendor
  • Technology expert; build a knowledge base for the group
  • Influence roadmaps and help set technology targets for future SOCs.