Fellow, High Performance Compute Architect

Post Date

Jan 31, 2024



ZIP/Postal Code

Sep 13, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Architect (Engineering)

Req #


Pay Rate

$240k - $360k (estimate)

Job Description

Insight Global is hiring a High Performance Compute Architect for a leading Semiconductor company's microcontrollers and microprocessors digital IP team. The digital IP team develops best in class digital IPs for Automotive business and Advanced microcontrollers which offer sensor and processing technology that drives all aspects of the secure connected cars of today and the autonomous cars of tomorrow. This Architect will drive processor architecture definition, micro-architecture analysis and definition of a super-scalar, out-of-order RISC-V core. You will work in conjunction with the Systems Architects, Performance Modeling, and working with the cross functional teams both on Design, Verification, Validation, and supporting SW/FW teams.


- Drive compliance testing, assure quality, meet KPI's, and target power and performance.

- Drive high performance compute processor development from Micro-Architecture and oversee execution of the design and implementation working with regional functional managers.

- Hands on involvement in IP & compute domain subsystem digital design/Integration.

- Translate Micro-Architecture specification to Implementation specification.

- Actively drive in technical challenges discussion and decision making within compute domain scope.

- Delivery of processor with first time right quality meeting project schedule.

- Responsible for identifying candidates (internal & external) in the immediate short term with strong backgrounds to lead the architecture, performance modelling, logic design and verification.

- Raise the bar in terms of power and performance KPIs. Works across the BLs (marketing & software) and SOC architecture to ensure PPA targets are identified and achieved throughout the program.

- Coach the team to ensure the next level of technical leaders and managers.

- Will be the technical driver for high performance compute across the entire company; participates in Business roadmap/strategy.

- Influence technical strategy to drive innovation, e.g., products, technology and/or patents) that consistently contributes to significant revenue and profit. Enables new business opportunities.

- Accountable for the creation of current or future value through research, development, profitability/cost improvement, and/or capital avoidance that influences the Business group.

We are a company committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments where people can bring their full, authentic selves to work every day. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that believes everyone matters. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic factors, age, disability, protected veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to HR@insightglobal.com.

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Required Skills & Experience

- BSEE required, MSEE preferred with 20+ years of industry related experience.

- Prior experience with SoC Processor based architectures.

- Exposure to Low-power design.

- Hands on front-end design of complex multi clock domain blocks.

- Fluency in design and verification languages such as VHDL, Verilog, C, and System Verilog.

- Experience in Spyglass for lint and CDC checks.

- Experience in using synthesis and LEC flow.

- Knowledge on Verification Methodologies to actively participate in Debug Analysis.

- Develop new IP and enhance existing IP and sub-systems.

- Develop both foundation IP and differentiating/market-oriented IP and maintain forward looking roadmaps.

- Soft Skills:

- Ability to lead and motivate technical teams to develop industry-leading IP using cutting-edge methodologies.

- Self-driven and capable for independent work and decision making.

- Be recognized as an industry wide thought leader and technical authority with advanced knowledge of theories and concepts to evaluate and integrate critical information from different functions to inform the development of strategy and commercial objectives.

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

- Experience with ARM/RISC-V.

- Exposure to System Security.

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.