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Join our team

Are you passionate about building new customer-centric products for machine learning applications? If your answer is yes, come join our team and help us create groundbreaking AI solutions for Syntiant’s award-winning neural accelerators that literally are changing the way people interact with technology. 

Audio Systems AI Engineer

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2578698704/

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team to deliver state-of-the-art far field voice quality and speech recognition performance

  • Design and implement machine learning models on frontend audio tasks, such as noise suppression, voice enhancement, voice activity detection, speaker recognition

  • Port to different platforms and optimize speech processing algorithms for voice communications and speech recognition

  • Evaluate and integrate vendor hardware and software stacks

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Acoustics, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Physics, or related field

  • 5+ years of experience in speech and audio signal processing

  • Experience with consumer hardware

  • Experience with voice quality measurement using HATS, GRAS, and Head Acoustics

  • Experience with acoustic testing, such as AVS testing, cellular handset testing, headset/earbud testing, 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters or PhD degree in Acoustics, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Physics, or related field

  • 7+ years conceiving, deriving, implementing, and porting algorithms for acoustic echo cancellation, noise suppression, speech enhancement, beamforming, source separation, voice activity detection

  • Knowledge of ASR (Automatic Speech Recognition), word spotting, acoustic event detection

  • Knowledge of acoustic design, such as formfactor, microphone placement, speaker placement

  • Machine learning/deep learning applied to classical speech and audio signal processing problems

  • Authorized to work lawfully in the United States

  • Generally able to work Pacific Time zone business hours

*To apply, send your PDF resume to join (at) syntiant (dot) com with the subject line "Audio Systems AI Engineer".

ML Applied Scientists and Engineers 

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2566989908

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team to design and implement novel AI solutions for edge devices

  • Research state-of-the-art modeling and training techniques

  • Propose, prototype, and validate hypotheses to lead our business and product roadmaps

  • Gather and analyze data to build generalizing ML applications

  • Work with software engineers on detailed requirements, technical designs, implementation, and testing of end-to-end solutions

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree and 5 years of experience or PhD degree and 2 years of experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field

  • Breadth and depth of knowledge on Speech Recognition, Natural Language Understanding, and/or Computer Vision

  • 4+ years of experience on machine learning algorithms, DL frameworks and compilers, such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, TensorFlow Lite, TVM

  • 2+ years of professional experience building machine learning solutions applied to real-world problems

  • 4+ years of experience with a high-level programming language, such as Python and C++

  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences in relevant fields, such as ICML, ICLR, NeurIPS, ACL, InterSpeech, and CPVR

  • Authorized to work lawfully in the United States

  • Generally able to work Pacific Time zone business hours

*To apply, send your PDF resume to join (at) syntiant (dot) com with the subject line "ML Applied Scientists and Engineers".

Embedded Software Development Engineer

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2566994038

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Research, prototype, design, and implement components at all layers of the system, for instance, kernel, synchronization primitives, resource allocators, security, persistence

  • Participate in design reviews, SDK development, and documentation

  • Bring up new devices and lead performance measurement and debugging initiatives

  • Take full ownership of driving our partners on active engagements

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field

  • 5+ years of experience with C/C++ in embedded systems

  • 3+ years of professional experience in building frameworks for Linux--based embedded systems in C/C++

  • 4+ years of experience with software and hardware platforms in Linux, Android, RTOS

  • Proficient in Python, shell scripting, Git, CI/CD tools

  • Experience with SPI, I2C, I2S, etc. peripherals

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills

  • Passionate about Machine Learning solutions on edge devices

  • Authorized to work lawfully in the United States

  • Generally able to work Pacific Time zone business hours

 

*To apply, send your PDF resume to join (at) syntiant (dot) com with the subject line "Embedded Software Development Engineer".

ML Infrastructure Engineer 

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2566990966

Key responsibilities:

  • Design and build scalable machine learning infrastructure

  • Develop data pipelines and modern big data processing systems

  • Design and build an elastic infrastructure for continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD)

  • Select and configure data storage for efficient ML data management

  • Implement MLOps/DevOps best practices for deployment and monitoring of services

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field

  • 2+ years of professional experience with Amazon Web Services or other cloud providers

  • Experience designing and implementing web and cloud services

  • Experience with modern MLOps tools, such as MLflow, Kubeflow, Airflow, Neptune, Optuna, DataRobot

  • Experience with streaming data and event-driven systems and tools such as Kinesis, Kafka, Flink, Spark

  • Experience with cloud native software delivery and infrastructure as code

  • Passionate about Machine Learning infrastructure

  • Authorized to work lawfully in the United States

  • Generally able to work Pacific Time zone business hours

*To apply, send your PDF resume to join (at) syntiant (dot) com with the subject line "ML Infrastructure Engineer".

ML Frontend Engineer 

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2566990876

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Design and build scalable frontend ML applications

  • Follow solid coding practices and standards including peer reviewing, unit testing, and performance testing

  • Communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders across all levels of the company

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field

  • 4+ years of professional experience working with relevant frontend frameworks, such as Angular, React, Ember, Vue.js, Thymeleaf and test frameworks, such as Jes, Mocha, Jasmine, Selenium

  • 4+ years of experience working with SQL and NoSQL database engines, such as PostgreSQL, MySQL and MongoDB.

  • 3+ years delivering code and assets to a browser or device with lazy loading assets using CDNs, caching, compression, etc.

  • 2+ years of experience with view layout and rendering technologies

  • 2+ years of experience with continuous integration tools, such as Jenkins

  • Passionate about Machine Learning systems

  • Authorized to work lawfully in the United States

  • Generally able to work Pacific Time zone business hours

*To apply, send your PDF resume to join (at) syntiant (dot) com with the subject line "ML Frontend Engineer".

Member of Technical Staff for Multiple Software positions

Syntiant Member of Technical Staff positions are for experienced and innovative practitioners of several software and machine learning disciplines. Example problem areas are in neural network optimization, cloud orchestration, sound/speech problems, full stack web development, and embedded software.

 

All candidates should meet the following minimum requirements:

 

  • Strong fundamentals in software development practices (e.g., Git, continuous integration, testing, GitLab, etc.)

  • Comfortable at the Linux command line

  • Experience working with AWS, Google Cloud or similar development and deployment environments

  • Competence in high-level scripting languages (e.g. Python)

  • 4+ years experience with Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. education

 

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*To apply, send your PDF resume to join (at) syntiant (dot) com with the subject line "Member of Technical Staff".

Sr. Product Engineer

Primary responsibility to bring IC products to high-volume production. Primary interface to internal design teams, primary interface to suppliers and other 3rd party contractors and interfacing with customers regarding any and all production related issues. Responsible for the product from product inception all the way through end of life of the product.

 

Main duties for this role include but are not limited to:

  • Interface with design groups to ensure manufacturability of the product, including testability, yield, and quality

  • In case 3rd party IP is integrated with the product, ensure manufacturability, yield and testability of 3rd party IP

  • Close interaction with quality to ensure necessary quality requirements are properly implemented

  • Deliver production test program for the product, including HW development and bench correlation

  • Manage test program transfer to overseas test-house

  • Execute on product qualification of the product, including selection/qualification/interfacing with necessary 3rd party partners (HTOL, ESD, LU), package qualification and board qualification

  • Define and deliver package for the product

  • Drive product qualification schedule

  • Deliver required product qualification documentation

  • Maintain traceability of production flow

  • Drive ongoing cost reduction for the product (test time reduction, yield optimization)

  • Day to day management of foundry partner(s)

  • Day to day management of test partner(s)

  • Day to day management of packaging partner(s)

  • Own tape-out process including check-list

  • Manage field returns

  • Manage production release process

  • Manage product qualification budget

  • Own cost model and manage over-all cost trade-offs during product development process

  • Planning of test-chips, engineering samples and early production ramp

 

Minimum qualifications:

  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience

  • B.Sc, M.Sc in EE preferred

  • Candidate has been responsible to drive silicon products into high-volume production with tier-1 customers

  • Experience with auto-motive products is a plus

  • Experience with embedded flash technology is a plus

  • Delivered products in advanced CMOS process nodes

  • Thorough understanding of industry requirements for high-volume Si product qualification and involvement with standards bodies (JEDEC)

  • Excellent network with tier-1 suppliers in the entire silicon supply chain

  • Fluent with Teradyne or Advantest test platforms

  • Proven debugging skills

  • Proven program management skills

  • Great team player, communicator and collaborator

  • Role is based in Irvine and will require occasional travel to meet with customers and suppliers

*To apply, send your PDF resume to join (at) syntiant (dot) com with the subject line "Sr. Product Engineer".

IC Flow and Back-End Engineer

IC and system-on-chip flow expert, proficient in hardware synthesis, placement, routing, along with timing flows to delivery GDS to a foundry.

  • Assemble and build synthesis flows for padring + digital subsystems

  • Analog + memory MACRO placement and floorplanning

  • Handle SDC constraints for multi-clock designs

  • Generate speed/area/power reports for design verification and timing signoff

  • Handle DFT, scan insertion, clock tree

  • Final physical verification on LVS + DRC + fill

  • ECO flows

  • Process evaluation and target libraries, technology selection

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience

  • B.Sc, M.Sc in EE preferred

  • Direct involvement in tools flow development for high-volume production designs

*To apply, send your PDF resume to join (at) syntiant (dot) com with the subject line "IC Flow and Back-End Engineer".

Sr. ATE Engineer

Primary responsibility to work on all aspects of hands-on test development, test hardware design, yield enhancements, debugging, characterization, production implementation and high-volume ramp-up of IC products. Responsible for the product test solution from product inception all the way through end of life of the product.

 

Main duties for this role include but are not limited to:

  • Interface with design groups and product engineering to ensure manufacturability of the product, including testability, yield, and quality

  • First silicon verification and device bring up using ATE tools and bench equipment

  • Develop test methods and generate/convert test vectors to support product validation, bench correlation, characterization, and production release.

  • Deliver qual program including Burn-In vector generation, validation, and conversion to be used at 3rd party Burn-In vendor.

  • Work with planning and product engineering to support customer sampling requirements

  • In case 3rd party IP is integrated with the product, ensure manufacturability, yield, and testability of 3rd party IP

  • Deliver production test program for both wafer and package level test programs

  • Design and develop required test hardware – Load board, bench board, and the probe card.

  • Manage test program transfer to overseas test-house

  • Maintain traceability of production test program flow

  • Drive ongoing cost reduction for the product (test time reduction, yield optimization)

  • Ensure reliable FA flow is supported to close potential test holes

  • Day to day management of test partner(s)

Minimum qualification for this role:

  • 6-10 years of professional work experience as a test engineer in the fabless semiconductor industry, shipping volume production

  • B.Sc, M.Sc in EE preferred

  • Fluent with Teradyne or Advantest test platforms

  • Ability to independently lead the test-development efforts

  • Experience with ATPG and SCAN/MBIST bring-up, validation, and debug on ATE tester

  • Technical skills in evaluating/debugging digital and analog/mixed-signal circuits

  • Experience with bench and system-level testing is a plus

  • DFT experience is a plus

  • Candidate has been responsible to drive silicon products into high-volume production with tier-1 customers

  • Experience with automotive products is a plus

  • Experience with embedded flash technology is a plus

  • Delivered test solutions in advanced CMOS process nodes

  • Proven debugging skills

  • Great team player, communicator, and collaborator

  • Role is based in Irvine and will require occasional travel to meet with customers and suppliers

*To apply, send your PDF resume to join (at) syntiant (dot) com with the subject line "Sr. ATE Engineer".

Verification Engineer

Member of Technical Staff position is for experienced SoC verification engineer responsible for pre-silicon RTL verification at the block and top-level SoC.  

  • Expertise in HDL languages, Verilog and SystemVerilog, SystemC is desired

  • Skilled in many aspects of digital verification such as constrained random verification process, functional coverage, code coverage, assertion methodology & philosophy

  • Solid verification skills in problem solving and debugging

  • Programming experience in C/C++ as well as Python

  • Exposure to UVM is desired

  • Work on HW/SW emulation platforms

 

Minimum qualifications:

  • MS degree in EE, 5+ years relevant experience in SoC verification

*To apply, send your PDF resume to join (at) syntiant (dot) com with the subject line "Verification Engineer".

Design for Test Engineer

Member of Technical Staff position is for experienced SoC verification engineer responsible for pre-silicon RTL verification at the block and top-level SoC.  

  • Expertise in HDL languages, Verilog and SystemVerilog, SystemC is desired

  • Skilled in many aspects of digital verification such as constrained random verification process, functional coverage, code coverage, assertion methodology & philosophy

  • Solid verification skills in problem solving and debugging

  • Programming experience in C/C++ as well as Python

  • Exposure to UVM is desired

  • Work on HW/SW emulation platforms

 

Minimum qualifications:

  • MS degree in EE, 5+ years relevant experience in SoC verification

*To apply, send your PDF resume to join (at) syntiant (dot) com with the subject line "Design for Test Engineer".

Product Line Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with and document updates to product information from Syntiant engineering teams and operations teams

  • Monitor and review product phases from prospect through to production, holding regular reviews

  • Contribute to and execute marketing activities, such as preparing products and collateral for domestic and international conferences 

  • Effective marketing and promotion of Syntiant Neural Decision Processor products and Syntiant AI technology

  • Develop and maintain up to date knowledge of the relevant markets. Understand and interpret market requirements / trends and provide clear direction for the company

  • Develop and demonstrate Syntiant leadership and differentiation in the market with a targeted marketing plan

  • Regularly review customer forecast and revenue projections against plan

  • Work with Syntiant sales and customer support teams to identify, develop and secure design wins 

  • Ensure sales and customer support teams are up-to-date with the latest platform and product information and are aligned on strategic and commercial goals 

  • Continuously monitor and analyze competitor activities within the market and our customers

  • Identify and justify new platforms, product and market opportunities to enhance the near-term and long-term competitiveness of the roadmap 

  • Will be measured by meeting/beating revenue and market share targets for the relevant market segments

  • Will regularly review and report progress to the VP of Product and Business Development

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science

  • 5-10 years technical marketing experience gained in an applications, product marketing or sales role within the semiconductor industry. 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA

  • Extensive experience with technology in consumer products, with demonstrated multimedia or audio expertise

  • Extensive customer facing experience

  • Demonstrated track record of defining differentiated technical offerings and communicating them to customers.

  • Demonstrated ability to consult with customers and deliver targeted solutions

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Effective and proven interpersonal skills

  • Outgoing, confident and decisive personality

  • Experience in neural networking technology with experience in bluetooth audio and/or expertise

  • Familiarity with Syntiant customer base at a technical and commercial level

  • Experienced commercial background including working with customers, partners and manufacturers in audio and/or consumer electronics segments

  • Track record of growing revenue or market share in a marketing or sales role

  • Knowledge of audio/multimedia and AI technologies strongly desired

  • Knowledge of bluetooth and/or wi-fi connectivity technology desired 

 

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's

  • Preferred: Master's, Business Administration

*To apply, send your PDF resume to join (at) syntiant (dot) com with the subject line "Product Line Manager".