Staff Engineer, Network-on-Chip (NoC) Design Verification



Belgrade, Serbia
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Tenstorrent is leading the industry on cutting-edge AI technology, revolutionizing performance expectations, ease of use, and cost efficiency. With AI redefining the computing paradigm, solutions must evolve to unify innovations in software models, compilers, platforms, networking, and semiconductors. Our diverse team of technologists have developed a high performance RISC-V CPU from scratch, and share a passion for AI and a deep desire to build the best AI platform possible. We value collaboration, curiosity, and a commitment to solving hard problems. We are growing our team and looking for contributors of all seniorities.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Staff Level NoC (Network-on-Chip) Design Verification Engineer to join our dynamic team in Serbia. In this role, you will be responsible for the verification of our advanced NoC designs, ensuring they meet the highest standards of quality and performance. You will work closely with our architecture, design, and software teams to deliver robust and reliable NoC solutions.

This role is hybrid, based out of Belgrade, Serbia or Toronto, Ontario.


  • Develop and execute comprehensive verification plans for NoC designs.
  • Create and maintain verification environments using industry-standard methodologies such as UVM (Universal Verification Methodology).
  • Design and implement testbenches, test cases, and verification components.
  • Conduct functional, performance, and stress testing of NoC components and systems.
  • Identify and debug design issues, working closely with the design team to resolve them.
  • Implement and maintain automation scripts to enhance the verification process.
  • Participate in design and code reviews, providing feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration and verification of NoC designs.
  • Mentor and guide junior verification engineers, fostering a culture of learning and innovation

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in NoC verification or related areas.
  • Strong proficiency in hardware description languages such as Verilog or VHDL.
  • Extensive experience with UVM, C-DPI or other verification methodologies.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, Perl, or Tcl.
  • Familiarity with NoC architectures, protocols, and design principles.
  • Experience with simulation tools and environments (e.g., VCS, ModelSim, Questa).
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to debug complex issues.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment.
  • Experience with version control systems such as Git.
  • Experience with high-performance computing and AI/ML workloads. (preferred)
  • Knowledge of formal verification techniques and tools. (preferred)
  • Experience with FPGA prototyping and emulation. (preferred)
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) practices. (preferred)

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

Due to U.S. Export Control laws and regulations, Tenstorrent is required to ensure compliance with licensing regulations when transferring technology to nationals of certain countries that have been licensing conditions set by the U.S. government.

As this position will have direct and/or indirect access to information, systems, or technologies that are subject to U.S. Export Control laws and regulations, please note that citizenship/permanent residency, asylee and refugee information and supporting documentation will be required and considered as a condition of employment.

If a U.S. export license is required, employment will not begin until a license with acceptable conditions is granted by the U.S. government. If a U.S. export license with acceptable conditions is not granted by the U.S. government, then the offer of employment will be rescinded.