Serbia - CPU Validation Engineer



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 looking for a talented and experienced silicon validation engineer to take part in silicon and system validation for the company’s core product. This position is focusing on CPU validation. Starting with early validation on FPGA & emulation, through silicon bringup, full validation and debug. It involves building a complex validation environment from scratch, defining test plan execution, and debugging failures.


  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in CPU embedded implementation & validation (3 years)
  • Experience in validating CPUs design & microarchitecture (3 years)
  • Experience in HW-SW integration and debugging, including work on FPGA or emulation platforms (5 years)
  • Strong SW skills and knowledge in python or C (5 years)


  • Develop and execute test plans for pre-silicon and post-silicon validation, including targeted tests for validating specific CPU functionality
  • Act as the focal point for HW and SW integration and CPU debugging
  • Effective collaboration with cross-functional teams (SW, Architecture, Design, verification)) as part of product development

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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