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ASIC Design Engineer

Menlo Park, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023

Job Description is building the hardware for superintelligence.
By creating specialized ASICs for AIs like ChatGPT, we can outperform GPUs by 140x.
Founded by two Harvard dropouts, is hiring talented engineers. We're building a small, in-person team in Menlo Park that's optimistic about the future of AI and wants to enable orders-of-magnitude larger models.
We are seeking highly motivated ASIC Design Engineers to join our team. This role will report to the VP of Hardware Engineering.


  • Work with the system architect, VP of Engineering, and hardware design team on ASIC design, IP integration, and timing closure.
  • Work with verification engineers and signal integrity experts to promote test-driven development.


  • At least 5 years of work experience in RTL development.
  • Experience with high-speed digital logic.
  • Proficiency in standard RTL design and synthesis tools.
  • Willing to start quickly.
  • Passionate about modern AIs like ChatGPT, and willing to learn about them on the job.

Desired qualifications

  • Experience with chip-to-chip interconnects and HBM2E/HBM3 technologies.
  • Familiarity with transformer AIs.
  • Familiarity with numerical representations and functions.
  • ​Ability to program with Python or another scripting language.


  • Competitive salary and equity package
  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered
  • Work with state-of-the-art AIs everyday is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. Compensation is determined based on your qualifications and experience. Comp packages also include generous equity in Etched.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or other legally protected statuses.