Digital Designer – Hardware Security (m/f/d)

As Digital Designer – Hardware Security you develop, integrate, and analyze cutting-edge silicon-based security solutions to enable security domains and trusted foundations for Axelera AI platforms.


We offer a flexible working arrangement, with the option to relocate near an Axelera AI office or work remotely from any European country. 

Your role 

Your role will include the following: 

  • Design and implementation of cryptographic digital hardware modules and security mechanisms – development of security mitigations against threats
  • Security components testing and verification
  • Integration of hardware security components into the computing platform to support platform software resilience, secure communication, and trusted execution
  • Design reviews and vulnerability analysis for Hardware security components

Your profile 

  • Master’s, or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field with at least 5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Solid experience in RTL Design & RTL simulation & technical document writing
  • Solid experience in developing, testing, and integrating cryptographic primitives and protocols
  • Experience in hardware designs (FPGA, 3rd party IP, ASIC)
  • Experience with embedded software development
  • Experience with side-channel leakage assessment methods, and with side channel testing
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English, both in speaking and writing is a must
  • You are a team player and you are also able to autonomously plan and perform research tasks 
  • 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! For any further questions or information, please feel free to contact Heike Wilfling, HR Business Partner, For further information on Axelera AI please also have a look on our website:

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