ASIC Engineering Program Manager
Posted on 9/26/2023
Astera Labs

201-500 employees

Semiconductor-based connectivity solutions for cloud-scale data
Company Overview
Astera Labs stands at the forefront of semiconductor-based connectivity solutions, specializing in the optimization of accelerated computing platforms for AI applications. Their pioneering products, based on PCIe, CXL, and Ethernet technologies, address the growing demand for efficient data processing, transfer, and storage in today's data centers. With a focus on enabling intelligent data infrastructure at cloud-scale, Astera Labs is a key player in supporting the vast majority of organizations investing in big data and AI initiatives.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding





Santa Clara, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Santa Clara, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelors' or Masters' Degree in Electronics/Electrical/Computer Engineering · 10 or more years of relevant ASIC product experience in an electronics product or semiconductor company
  • Proficiency in ASIC development workflow including hands-on experience in one or more the following domains: Architecture, RTL/Analog design, Design Verification, Physical Design, Layout, post-silicon Validation/Characterization, Product or Test Engineering · Experience in solving technical problems in pre-silicon or post-silicon environment
  • Experience building new ASIC products in advanced technology nodes (< 10 nm)
  • Experience working on ASICs for PCI-E, memory or data communication products · Technical appreciation of ASIC engineering flows (front end and backend development processes, product and test engineering, char and validation, hardware/firmware/software design)
  • Program management and analytical skills, ability to organize information for internal and external consumption
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project , Atlassian Tools and JIRA Scrum Methodologies as well as using work breakdown structure to identify objectives and milestones
  • Able to motivate and energize teams and lead by influence in a matrixed organization
  • Able to take timely decisions with limited or incomplete information
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to keep calm and make progress in high stress situations
  • Ability to travel to Astera Labs' sites as required
  • Be the point of contact within Astera for all matters relating to ASIC programs
  • Own the on-time, on-spec, on-budget and with high-quality delivery of ASIC products from concept through production (architecture, RTL design, verification, physical design, tapeout, validation, customer evaluation, qualification, RTM)
  • Program planning, schedules, budgeting, risk assessment, resource planning and management, and tracking related program activities
  • Review, disposition and communicate changes in scope / schedule / expense
  • Conduct regular meetings to ensure cross-functional teams are clear on expectations and problem-solving actions are in place to address issues in a timely manner
  • Maintain adequate technical depth and managerial skill to address program and product issues
  • Be the champion of your programs and maintain management and key stakeholder alignment
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure customer expectations are exceeded
  • Actively contribute to organizational development and process improvement initiatives
Desired Qualifications
  • 5 or more years of experience as an ASIC Program Manager, PMP certification is a plus