CAD engineer (m/f/d)

For our international deep-tech StartUp spread around various locations within Europe we are looking for a CAD Engineer (m/f/d) to set up and control our work environment. We are looking for a hands-on person with in-depth experience in a broad field of Development Infrastructure for EDA tools and CI. Your mission in this role is to guarantee a well-functioning and futureproof development infrastructure that enables us to achieve our company goals.

Your role

Your function will mainly include the following:

  • Setting up ASIC development work environments and automation flow

  • Installation of EDA tools, FAB PDKs and 3rd party IP

  • Administration of license servers

  • Definition and customization of EDA tools, design flows, methodologies, synchronizing tools and automation in close cooperation with the design teams

  • Setting up built-systems, simulation environments, regression and continuous integration flows

  • CI pipeline maintenance and updates

  • Administration of revision control systems (gitlab)

  • Administration of bug tracking tools and integration with project management and revision control tools

  • Setting up document management control system

Your profile

  • B.Sc/M.Sc. in Information technology or computer science

  • 3 years of working experience in a comparable role

  • Passion for innovation & a sophisticated understanding of technological systems and programming

  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies revision control tools, CAD tools installation, EDA license servers

  • Strong scripting skills

  • Excellent communications skills in order to work in an effective manner with end-users

  • Hands- on and can-do mentality

  • Fluency in English is a must (written & spoken), German and/or Dutch is a plus

Who we are

Axelera AI is a truly European deep-tech Start Up company which is developing a game-changing hardware and software platform for AI at the edge that will make the industry more integrated, efficient and accessible. Our mission is to spread artificial intelligence for a green, fair, trusted and safe world enabling new application of AI in diverse sectors like smart cities, retail and other markets. Our company is a spin-off from a multinational deep-tech group and is backed by a strong syndicate of institutional investors. We have an extraordinary and international team of top talented researchers and developers working in the headquarter in Eindhoven (NL) and in the branch offices in Leuven (BE), Zurich (CH) and Pisa (IT).

What we offer

Take the chance to become part of a dynamic, fast-growing, international organization. We offer an attractive compensation package, including a pension plan, extensive employee insurances and the option to get company shares. An open culture that not only supports creativity and continual innovation is awaiting you. Collaborative ownership and freedom with responsibility is characteristic for the way we act and work as a team.


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