Software Quality Engineer

Cerebras is developing 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 the deep learning workload.

Cerebras is building a team of exceptional people to work together on big problems. Join us!

The Role

In this position as a Software Quality Engineer, you will use your knowledge of testing and testability to influence better software design, promote proper engineering practice, bug prevention strategies, testability, scalability and other advanced quality concepts. You will write scripts to automate testing and create tools to allow easy development of software regression tests.  You will help identify weak spots and potential customer pain points and drive the software organization towards customer focused quality metrics.  You will implement creative ways to break software and identify potential problems. The position will play a huge role on the quality of Cerebras software. We are looking for Software Quality Engineers that have a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle the biggest at-scale problems in HW-based deep learning accelerators.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience with 5 years of industry experience
  • Experience in developing automated tests for compute / machine learning or networking systems within a large-scale enterprise environment.
  • Ability to take responsibility for monitoring product development and usage at all levels with an end goal toward improving product quality
  • Strong knowledge of software system design, C++ and Python
  • Contribute to developing requirements specifications with a focus on developing verification tests

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science with 3 years of industry experience
  • Strong software testing experience with a proven track record in scaling highly technical teams
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UNIX/Linux and Windows environments
  • Knowledge of neural network architecture and ML/AI deep learning principles
  • Prior experience in designing and developing test automation for HW systems involving ASICs or FPGAs
  • Prior experience working with live hardware systems and debug tools operating in a real time environment such as networking devices or live computing systems
  • Understanding of fundamental considerations of building hardware in development and volume production stages


Our cozy and well-appointed headquarters are in the heart of Silicon Valley near downtown Los Altos, California.

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