Senior DFT Engineer (m/f/d)

Your role

Your role will mainly include the following:

  • Develop and document DFT architecture strategy 
  • Define and implement methodologies for testability and ATPG  
  • Work very closely with architects, front end team and Physical design for the correct insertion of scan chains and memory BIST 

Your profile

  • BSc, MSc or PhD degree in Electronic, Electrical Engineering or equivalent;
  • 5+ years of working experience in semiconductor industry;
  • Solid hands-on experience with DfT methodologies, design and test automation, and a working understanding of advanced fault models with scan test;
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills in cross business DfT feature analysis, method development, method deployment, implement design automation where applicable;
  • Knowledge of design for test (DFT) structures such as scan chains, scan compression and verification concepts for test coverage (ATPG);
  • Be able to generate ATPG and analyze coverage results and how to extend oroptimize them;
  • Need to know how to run gate simulation for to verify scan patterns to demonstrate functionality;
  • Experience with DFT/Mbist/ATPG tools (Mentor, Synopsys);
  • 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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