Randstad RTL Design Engineer in Austin, Texas

RTL Design Engineer

job details:

  • location:Austin, TX

  • salary:$90,000 - $120,000 per year

  • date posted:Tuesday, March 13, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:606800

job description

The primary responsibility for this position is digital RTL design of our chips, but we are looking for individuals with strong computer architecture knowledge as well.

You will be working on our AI processing engine. You will contribute to architecture, microarchitecture, and RTL to a hybrid data flow system. Additionally, for each of these roles you will be helping to establish design practices to enable first-pass success.

Beyond digital RTL design for our novel chip architecture, this role also presents a unique opportunity to get involved with and learn more about state-of-the-art deep neural networks (DNNs). You will also be collaborating with the system architecture, software, and analog design teams.


  • Architectural definition

  • Microarchitectural definition

  • RTL design

  • Verification enablement

  • Establishing design practices for first-pass success


  • BS/MS/PhD in EE/CS/CSE

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of industry experience

  • RTL, microarchitecture, and architecture experience of advanced microprocessors

  • Experience designing components such as ALU, VPU, FPU, mulipliers, datapath controllers, etc.

  • Understanding of computer architecture

  • Understanding of timing constraints

  • Strong RTL coding practices

  • Experience working with embedded cores (e.g., ARM, Tensilica, CEVA, MIPS)

Nice to Have

  • Experience working at startups

  • Experience with Python or Ruby

  • Experience with C++ or SystemC

  • Experience with formal verification

  • Experience working with a regression system

  • Experience working with a revision control system

  • Comfortable working from command line