Principal Hardware Product Validation Engineer
Posted on 9/26/2023
INACTIVE
Lightmatter

51-200 employees

Photonic AI computing company
Company Overview
Lightmatter is a pioneering company that is at the forefront of developing photonic computers, which have the potential to outperform traditional electronic computers in speed and energy efficiency. Their work culture encourages curiosity and exploration, fostering an environment where employees can push the boundaries of what is technologically possible. As industry leaders in this emerging field, they offer a unique competitive advantage and the opportunity to be part of a team that could redefine computing.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
B2B

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$422.2M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

21%

1 year growth

41%

2 year growth

71%
Locations
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
CategoriesNew
Hardware Engineering
Requirements
  • BS or higher degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or other related fields
  • At least 15 years of industry experience and at least 10 years of silicon and system validation experience
  • Min 5 years of validation content and script development using Python, C++
  • Ability to design and implement process improvements
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data to identify trends and areas for improvement
  • Ability to work and lead cross functional teams at project level
  • Experience with silicon photonics architecture and solutions
  • Experience in laser and photonics architecture and validation
Responsibilities
  • Lead product silicon and system (platform) validation strategies, requirements and plan for our highly integrated photonics-based AI platform and our photonics chiplet communication fabric
  • Architect, develop and define silicon and system validation environment, test framework, test contents and telemetry data collection plan
  • Understand the Silicon and System architecture and requirements to identify risk design, integration and margin related gaps that need to be validated
  • Responsible for execution of validation plans and debug failures discovered from the test
  • Work closely with Si, Package and System design and Software teams to ensure validation plans cover the right scope, requirements and marginality issues
  • Partner and influence design teams (hardware, software) during pre-silicone target to ensure Pre-Si simulation meets specifications and milestone criteria. As needed, work with the design team to include validation hooks, telemetry sensors etc on Si, test vehicles and reference systems for comprehensive post Si validation and monitoring
  • Drive validation automation (both hardware and software) to improve efficiency of validation processes