Principal SoC Architect
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 25, 2022
At Lightmatter, we are building chips for artificial intelligence
computing. Our architecture leverages unique properties of light to
enable fast and efficient inference and training engines. If you're
a collaborative engineer or scientist who has a passion for
innovation, solving challenging technical problems and doing
impactful work...work like building the world's first optical
computers, consider joining the team at Lightmatter!
We are seeking a motivated and dedicated hands-on Principal SoC
Architect to help develop an ASIC for our next-generation
artificial intelligence computing architecture alongside a team of
world-class scientists and engineers.
In this role, you will be defining the architecture components for
a ground-breaking AI accelerator with emphasis on delivering high
performance while maintaining a low power consumption. You will be
part of a team that integrates our high performance photonics
compute core into a custom machine learning accelerator SoC. You
will also work closely with our software and analog teams to define
and optimize the features needed to accelerate the next generation
of machine learning algorithms.
Join a tight-knit team where each individual's contributions
directly influence the success of the company and product. You'll
have the opportunity to build a new kind of computer from the
ground up and to solve groundbreaking challenges along the way.
Work with people who love to build and who thrive in technically
diverse environments where great ideas are prioritized.
Define the architecture for Lightmatter's products: Envise and
Author, review, and validate architectural specifications.
Actively collaborate with the hardware and software teams to
perform trade-off analysis between power and performance for AI
workloads on the proposed architecture.
With other architects, engage in problem solving and contributing
with novel architectural ideas.
MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical
8+ years of experience in ASIC architecture with emphasis on
Ability to lead and collaborate in cross-disciplinary team
Strong teamwork skills with the ability to collaborate with
multiple functional teams across a variety of fields
Ability to react to change and thrive in a fast-paced (startup)
Experience influencing decisions in a matrix environment
Meaningful deep knowledge of processor design, accelerators,
networks, and/or memory hierarchies
Demonstrate strong problem solving skills in problems that do not
have obvious solutions
PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical
Experience in leading a low-power architecture project from start
to commercial volume chip production in an advanced node
Experience in post-silicon measurement with the goal of correlating
with pre-silicon power forecast
Demonstrated technical innovations with impact on AI or
Comprehensive Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
Generous Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
Paid Family Leave
Short Term & Long Term Disability
Training & Development
Flexible, hybrid workplace model
Stock Option Plan
At Lightmatter, we have a flexible work structure; employees work
remotely and work from our physical offices located in Boston, MA
and Mountain View, CA
Lightmatter recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes
regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex,
disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as
required by applicable law.
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