Senior Verification / Logic design engineer

Job Description
IBM's Brain-Inspired Computing team at IBM Research - Almaden has built a first-of-a-kind modular, scalable, non-von Neumann, ultra-low power, cognitive computing architecture (TrueNorth) and associated end-to-end software ecosystem. We are building state-of-the-art digital neuromorphic chips and systems (large-scale and mobile) to solve real-time sensory problems.

We seek team members with proven hardware backgrounds who know a bit about machine learning. Ideal candidates will have expertise in several of the following areas:

Neuromorphic hardware design:

  • VLSI design including synthesis, place and route physical design, integration, timing and power optimization
  • Logic and RTL design, simulation, test and debug
  • Verification, and validation with SystemVerilog and UVM environments
  • Large-scale neuromorphic system design
  • Mapping neural networks to custom hardware
  • Experience developing, testing, and deploying complex systems for real-world applications
  • Parallel programming using tools such as Message Passing Interface (MPI), Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA), OpenMP
  • Expert level programming skills in C++, Python
  • Real-time embedded software/firmware development, Linux kernel/device drivers, system level simulation and optimization


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3 year experience in any of the following: SystemVerilog, UVM, SystemC, Verilog or VHDL.
  • At least 1 year in C++/Python and Object Oriented Methodology


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 4 year experience in any of the following: SystemVerilog, UVM, SystemC, Verilog or VHDL.
  • At least 3 year in C++/Python and Object Oriented Methodology



EO Statement
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