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AI Silicon Circuit Simulation Engineer

Cerebras Systems

Cerebras Systems

Software Engineering, Data Science
San Francisco, CA, USA · Sunnyvale, CA, USA · California, USA · United States
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023
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.

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


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

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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