AI Silicon Circuit Simulation Engineer

Sunnyvale, CA

Cerebras has developed a radically new chip and system to dramatically accelerate deep learning applications. Our system runs training and inference workloads orders of magnitude faster than contemporary machines, fundamentally changing the way ML researchers work and pursue AI innovation.

We are innovating at every level of the stack – from chip, to microcode, to power delivery and cooling, to new algorithms and network architectures at the cutting edge of ML research. Our fully-integrated system delivers unprecedented performance because it is built from the ground up for deep learning workloads.


In this exciting role, you'll be responsible for a wide range of circuit design tasks including clock design, power simulations, IO design, ESD, aging simulations, memory evaluations, datapath, and standard cell customizations. You'll also have the opportunity to design and analyze custom circuits. We're looking for a circuit generalist with diverse experience in circuit design to join our close-knit physical design team. Your primary focus will be on circuit analysis of our wafer scale engine.  

Skills & Qualifications
  • 10+ years of circuit design and analysis experience .
  • Strong knowledge of leading edge CMOS FinFet technology and transistor behavior.
  • Expert at running circuit level simulations across a variety of design types
  • Expert with Hspice and Finesim type simulation tools
  • Good understanding of techniques for optimizing clock distribution
  • Good understanding of power supply distribution, IR drop problems and how to analyze them   
  • Experience running aging simulations & knowledge of NBTI ,PBTI, HCI
  • Good understanding of IO circuits, ESD circuits and their analysis
  • Experience with analyzing power dissipation and making recommendations for optimizations .
  • Strong ability in scripting languages like Tcl and Python.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functionally to resolve problems
  • Excellent analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate effectively are essential qualities for success in any team.
  • Extremely self-motivated and eager to solve problems
  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
Why Join Cerebras

People who are serious about software make their own hardware. At Cerebras we have built a breakthrough architecture that is unlocking new opportunities for the AI industry. With dozens of model releases and rapid growth, we’ve reached an inflection  point in our business. Members of our team tell us there are five main reasons they joined Cerebras:

  1. Build a breakthrough AI platform beyond the constraints of the GPU
  2. Publish and open source their cutting-edge AI research
  3. Work on one of the fastest AI supercomputers in the world
  4. Enjoy job stability with startup vitality
  5. Our simple, non-corporate work culture that respects individual beliefs

Read our blog: Five Reasons to Join Cerebras in 2024.

Apply today and become part of the forefront of groundbreaking advancements in AI.

Cerebras Systems is committed to creating an equal and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate different backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe inclusive teams build better products and companies. We try every day to build a work environment that empowers people to do their best work through continuous learning, growth and support of those around them.

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