Research Team Lead



NextSilicon is reimagining high-performance computing. Our accelerated compute solutions leverage intelligent adaptive algorithms to vastly accelerate 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. 

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.

We are seeking a Research Team Lead to join our large and thriving research department. 

In this pivotal and influential role you will spearhead one of our exceptional research teams, collaborating on the development of innovative solutions, from concept to implementation, and contributing to the next big revolution in the computing landscape.


  • Ph.D. or strong master’s degree in computer science
  • 3+ years of experience as a team leader in a technology company or startup
  • Ability to expertly manage projects using Scrum and Agile methodologies
  • Experience with team building and employee growth programs
  • 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: an advantage 
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team


  • Head one of our research teams, overseeing day-to-day tasks, setting goals, conducting performance reviews, and tackling other emerging challenges
  • 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 research engineer talent

NextSilicon is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with physical or mental disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. NextSilicon makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

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