Senior Designer Engineer



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

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.

Send us your CV
Good luck!

For any questions please ask us at