Embedded Systems Engineer (m/f/d)

Artificial Intelligence is changing everything. It’s giving the chance to humankind to make giant leaps in many fields, from healthcare to automotive, from security to retail, improving the life of everyone.
Axelera AI is developing an efficient, powerful, and competitive AI hardware and software platform to democratize the access to AI cutting edge technology.

As Embedded Systems Engineer you will join our team of experts and you will be responsible for the testing, validation and qualification of the products and solutions of our Integrated System division.

You will work with the System Design product team, the AI Software team and the AI Processing Unit team for creating the profile of solutions for different vertical markets, actively contributing to the creation of our integrated solution.


Italy – Milano, Pisa or Bologna areas / remote work

Your role 

Your role will include the following: 

  • Co-work with the AI SW team to define a common testing & validation framework.

  • Support the ideation and validation of Axelera AI products supporting the test of hardware, software features and applications.

  • Evaluate Axelera products’ performances, create benchmarks versus competition and markets requirements.

  • Test competitor’s products and create evaluation reports.

  • Organize and maintain a database sharing the results of your validations for a cross-department collaboration.

  • Test potential partners’ products on pre-defined target hardware platforms.

  • Assist the AI Technical Project Manager along the process of products development.

Your profile 

  • Master’s degree in electrical/electronic engineering or computer science.

  • At least 5 years of experience in testing, validation, benchmarking of electronic products, hardware and software levels.

  • Knowledge with validation lab instruments (like Multimeter and Oscilloscope).\

  • Proven experience and hands-on advanced skills with embedded form factors boards and computer systems (ARM and x86 based)

  • Knowledge of standard and embedded operating systems (Windows, Linux Desktop and Linux embedded like Yocto), fine tuning and troubleshooting.

  • Experience with programming languages such as Python and/or C++

  • As a plus, but not mandatory:

    • Knowldge of machine learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch

    • Experience in Cuda, OpenVINO is a plus.

    • Experience in OpenCL/GL/VX is a plus.

  • You have a great verbal and written communication skills (in English), spoken and written.
  • You are a team player with a strong sense of responsibility.
  • You have the ambition to make a strong impact in the world.
  • You are a missionary not a mercenary.

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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