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Chief Architect - San Jose/Austin

OPENEDGES develops AI Edge Computing semiconductor IPs,

so that more people can enjoy AI technology closer.

📍 Location: San Jose, CA, USA or Austin, TX, USA

📍 Position: Chief Architect

OPENEDGES is world's the only total memory system and AI platform IP solution company that has delivered NPU, memory controllers, DDR PHY, and on-chip interconnect IPs all together in one place since 2017.

Roles & Responsibilities:

OPENEDGES is building a team in the US to develop a configurable cache-coherent NOC to add to its portfolio enabling AI SOCs. It is a significant opportunity to work on a design from scratch that will enable high performance, highly efficient AI designs requiring cache coherency. This role can be in San Jose, CA or Austin, TX with Hybrid/Remote work a possibility.

As Chief Architect, you will be involved early in the product requirements for the configurable cache coherent NOC IP for the edge environment. You will participate in discussions for market requirements and customer needs. From these requirements, you will do pathfinding, scoping and development of the architecture which results in architecture specifications. You will work with hardware and software design leaders to develop implementation specifications and microarchitectures. You will be the guiding expert in realizing a configurable cache coherent NOC IP that meets functional, performance, usability, performance, and implementation constraints.

  • Architect of configurable Cache Coherent NOC

  • Interact with Alpha Customers and collaborate with internal teams to write roadmap and milestones for product development and decide the specifications and major features

  • High-level architecture design

  • Advisor for micro-architecture, RTL design, verification, and software

Job Requirements:

  • 12+ years of experience as a hardware engineer or architect

  • Experience translating market and customer requirements into a competitive architecture

  • Experience in defining micro-architecture from a given cache coherency protocol specification on a CPU memory unit and on a system interconnect

  • Experience in cache-coherence hardware design to silicon proven production


  • Experience/familiarity with the memory and compute challenges of neural network workloads

  • The ability to work in an entrepreneurial environment that fosters a collaborative/team atmosphere

  • Experience with startup environments or venture backed firms

  • A self-starting orientation with the intense desire/drive to “make things happen.”


  • Medical Plan

  • Dental & Vision Benefits

  • Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • 401K


  • 2540 N.First Street, Suite 101, San Jose, CA, US (On-site/Hybrid/Remote)

  • Austin, TX (office coming soon)

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