Digital Design Lead (m/f/d)

Are you thrilled to work on high-end digital design? Are you a hands-on engineer with leadership experience, looking to guide a talented and growing team of digital designers? As Digital Design Lead in our deep-tech Start Up you help drive the design and development of our game-changing AI processor.

Your role 

Your role will include the following: 

  • Coordinate and lead all aspects of digital front-end design
  • Manage a multisite/multicountry digital design team
  • Further build up the digital design team and management structure
  • Lead the further development of our internal design environments and flows
  • Coordinate and plan progress with DFT, verification and physical implementation teams
  • Work closely with architects to help finetune architectural specifications
  • Develop and document micro-architectures from high level specifications
  • Block and system-level RTL coding, integration of various IPs/Sub IPs into top level SoC

Your profile 

  • M.Sc/PhD. in Electrical Engineering.
  • 5-10 years of experience in Digital Design for advanced high-performance computing.
  • Strong experience in digital design, SoC, integration of 3th party IPs.
  • Experience in leading small to mid-sized technical teams (5-20 people).
  • Some experience in DFT, verification and physical implementation.
  • Fluent in (System-)Verilog.
  • Experience in rapidly prototyping complex digital systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, in English, is a must
  • You are hands-on, and a strong team player
  • You have a strong sense of responsibility and want to realize high ambitions

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.  


Great! We are looking forward to receiving your application! Feel free to contact us whenever you have any questions or for further information @Heike Wilfling, HR Business Partner +31621929159. For further information on Axelera AI please also have a look on our website: 

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