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Esperanto Technologies

Esperanto Technologies

Posted on Wednesday, June 9, 2021


We are looking for a candidate to join our next generation Systems on a Chip (SOC) RTL design team. The candidate will be a part of the I/O design team responsible for specifying, implementing and integrating Verilog RTL IPs into our custom high performance, energy efficient AI processor.


  • Integrate 3rd party vendor’s Verilog IP into standard bus protocols
  • Write microarchitecture specifications
  • Work with design verification team to draft test plans, debug test failures and to ensure functional correctness
  • Synthesize RTL to logic gates using standard CAD tools and build timing and area constraints
  • Interact closely with physical design team to guarantee proper backend implementation
  • Support Silicon bringup and diagnostics
  • Evaluate potential new vendor’s I/O IP for use in next generation design


  • BS in EE or related technical field
  • +5 years in ASIC/SOC design and Verilog RTL coding experience
  • Completed ASIC/SOC design projects with successful tapeouts
  • Experience in industrial standard ASIC/SOC CAD tools for simulation, synthesis, debug, timing analysis and power estimation
  • Experience with PCIe Controller and PHY IPs
  • Experience with AXI interface
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional Success Factors

  • Knowledge of I/O protocols such as SMBus, PCI Express, UART
  • Previous projects using Synopsys CAD tools
  • Experience in ASIC/SOC designs with multiple power and clock domains, and integrating UPF into design flow
  • Experience in low-power SOC design
  • Knowledge of scripting and automation in Linux environment
  • Strong planning, organizational, problem solving and analytical skill set; supported by critical thinking and attention to details, and be able to negotiate, assert and communicate effectively.
  • A team player in a chip design startup environment who is able to interact with sites in different geographical locations and time zones.


  • Base salary range is $100,000 - $300,000
  • The actual salary of a successful applicant may vary from the posted range based on a candidate’s experience, training, education, location and/or other legitimate business reasons.
  • You will also be eligible for stock options and benefits.