Edgecortix Inc.

Design Verification Engineer

About Edgecortix

At Edgecortix we are a deep-tech startup revolutionizing edge computing with artificial intelligence and novel high efficiency silicon on chip design. Originating from multiple years of research, our unique AI hardware & software co-design principle and the Dynamic Neural Accelerator ® AI processor IP are geared towards positively disrupting the rapidly growing artificial intelligence edge hardware space and bring the power of AI and machine learning to all kinds of devices. Our operations are headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices in Singapore, Virginia, and California in the US.

The Team

As an engineering driven company we are working to define and solve the hardest problems in AI including computer vision, speech, and natural language, geared towards real-time capabilities on small to medium form factor devices. We originated out of multiple years of research, as such at our core we value learning, intellectual curiosity, and self-starters. We have the ambitious goal of enabling cloud-level performance with significantly better energy-efficiency for AI inference at the edge.


Role and responsibility:

This role is part of the EdgeCortix Artificial Intelligence Hardware Accelerator Team

  • Working closely with the design architecture team and contributing to IP, performance and SoC related verification.
  • Playing a key role in development of verification infrastructure, which would involve VIPs, different memory models, monitors, etc.
  • Writing configurable testbenches in SystemVerilog/UVM and testbench automation.
  • Writing System verilog assertions and maintaining them.
  • Writing functional coverage and overall functional and code coverage analysis.
  • Working on ASIC power estimation and power-aware verification.
  • Automating tool flows and creation of result reports.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 6-7 years of experience in functional verification of blocks/systems using SystemVerilog/UVM.
  • Strong understanding of verification techniques including assertions, metric-driven and coverage-driven verification.
  • Experience in developing full verification infrastructure from scratch.
  • Experience with verification of systems which involve high-speed buses such as AXI4.
  • Experience with gate level simulations and delay modeling.
  • Experience with constraint random verification.
  • Experience with writing functional coverage and overall code coverage analysis.
  • Experience with coverage-driven verification methodology.
  • Experience in writing and debugging System Verilog assertions.
  • Strong experience in debugging RTL and testbenches.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Prior experience in working with VIPs and verification environments which involve VIPs.
  • Prior experience in verifying IPs/systems which include PCI-E/DDR (any) protocol.
  • Experience with SoC level verification.
  • Experience in using Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins, Gitlab CI, Circle CI.
  • Experience with synthesis tools such as Cadence Genus.
  • Experience with power analysis tools such as Cadence Joules.
  • Experience with equivalence checking tools such as Cadence Conformal.
  • Prior Experience in working with Standard Cell libraries.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as perl/python.

Ideal candidate is a person who is personable, self-motivated and has excellent written and verbal communication skills.

What’s in it for you?

Make a difference: you will have the opportunity to join a well-funded startup that is disrupting the AI software and hardware co-design space. Be an integral part of its growth and momentum.

Benefits and Perks

· Competitive salary and Employee stock options

· Flex work time

· Full remote work possibility

. Tons of growth opportunity in a fast paced startup environment