SoC Verification Engineer

Axelera AI
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About Us

Axelera AI stands at the forefront of the semiconductor industry, driving advancements in artificial intelligence acceleration.

In just over 2 years, we’ve assembled a team of over 140 brilliant engineers, developers, and business experts from across the globe. Guided by the brightest minds in the AI sphere and supported by renowned innovation leaders like IMEC, we've secured a total of US$50 million in funding.

Our unwavering commitment to innovation has firmly established us as a global industry pioneer.

Position Overview

We are seeking an experienced SoC Verification Engineer with 8-10 years of hands-on experience to join our esteemed team. As a SoC Verification Engineer at Axelera AI, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the reliability, functionality, and performance of our cutting-edge AI-driven solutions. Leveraging your expertise in C, SystemVerilog, and Python, you will spearhead the verification processes, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration and optimal performance.


We offer a flexible working arrangement, with the option to relocate near an Axelera AI office (currently in Eindhoven/NL, Bristol/UK, Florence/IT) or work remotely from any European country.


  • Verification Architecture and Design:

Devise and execute verification strategies, architecting and implementing robust test benches and verification environments for complex System-on-Chip (SoC) designs.

Define and develop verification plans, ensuring comprehensive coverage of system requirements.

  • Verification Execution and Analysis:

Execute functional and performance verification of SoC designs, including test plan development, test case creation, and results analysis.

Conduct in-depth analysis of verification results, identify discrepancies, debug failures, and drive resolutions.

  • Collaboration and Integration:

Collaborate closely with hardware and software teams to facilitate the seamless integration and verification of AI-driven solutions.

Participate in design reviews, providing verification insights and ensuring compliance with specifications.

  • Debugging and Optimization:

Investigate and resolve complex design issues, optimize verification methodologies, and propose enhancements for increased efficiency.

  • Documentation and Reporting:

Prepare comprehensive verification documentation, reports, and metrics, documenting test procedures, results, and recommendations.

  • Continuous Improvement:

Contribute to the enhancement of verification methodologies, tools, and processes to elevate the overall verification efficiency and effectiveness.


  • 8-10 years of proven experience in System-on-Chip (SoC) verification in a professional environment.
  • Proficiency in C, SystemVerilog, and Python for verification purposes.
  • Familiarity with Universal Verification Methodology (UVM), firmware development, and experience in bring-up and validation processes.
  • Strong understanding of ASIC design flow and familiarity with industry-standard EDA tools.
  • Strong analytical skills with a keen eye for detail, able to debug and troubleshoot complex issues efficiently.
  • Excellent communication skills, adept at collaborating with cross-functional teams and conveying technical concepts effectively.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related technical field.

What we offer 

This is your chance to shape and be part of a dynamic, fast-growing, international organization. We offer an attractive compensation package, including a pension plan, extensive employee insurances and the option to get company shares. 

An open culture that supports creativity and continual innovation is awaiting you. Collaborative ownership and freedom with responsibility is characteristic for the way we act and work as a team.

Company Info.

Axelera AI

Axelera AI is developing a game-changing hardware and software platform for AI. Incubated in by the emerging technologies leader Bitfury and by the leading nano-technology group imec, Axelera AI launched as a new company in 2021. Headquartered in the AI Innovation Center of the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, Axelera AI has R&D offices in Belgium, Switzerland, and Italy. Its team of experts in AI software and hardware hail from top AI firms and

  • Industry
    Artificial intelligence,Computer software
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    Eindhoven, Netherlands
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