Silicon Architecture and Design Engineer - Senior / Staff

US-MA-Westborough | US-MA-Westborough
2 months ago
Chip Design
Job Length


We are growing the processor design team at Mellanox (MLNX), a leader in end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand interconnect solutions for servers, storage, and hyper-converged infrastructure.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a creative, high-energy person to develop innovative products with nimble group of top-notch architects and designers. Our team is combining ARM cores with our unique mesh interconnectivity and specialized hardware accelerators to deliver unprecedented processor function and performance to target markets.





As one of our Processor Architects, you will play a significant role while working in a close-knit “startup like” environment within a successful public company. Here are some of the ways you can contribute to our processor development:

  • Working with customers, the CTO’s office, and Marketing to understand target market requirements which include servers and storage for data centers
  • Converting customer/market requirements into a product roadmap, and defining parameters for cores, networks, and memories and specialized hardware accelerator blocks
  • Contributing to and acting as a sounding board for microarchitecture development and chip/system verification
  • Teaming up with Verification and Physical Design teams to ensure quality design and silicon power/frequency targets
  • Defining our next generation processors, including ARM, RISC-V, and proprietary cores, and our next generation on-chip interconnect architecture
  • Working with the Software, Application, and Firmware teams to ensure delivery of complete HW/SW solutions and to specify features of the next-generation chip offerings



  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years digital logic design experience in deploying successful SoC with skill/background in:
    • Processor ISA
    • Memory Consistency and Cache Coherence
    • PCI Express / Ethernet
    • Hardware accelerators (for example, networking, compression, or cryptography)
    • Multicore boot and debug operation
    • Capabilities of physical implementation
    • System Software and Applications
  • Excellent teamwork skills


Company Description



About Us

Mellanox Technologies was founded in 1999 and has headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA and Yokneam, Israel. We are a leading supplier of innovative end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. We offer market-leading solutions that include adapter cards, switches, cables and software to support InfiniBand and Ethernet networking technologies. Our products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth and scalability. In addition, we serve a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise, data centers, cloud computing, big data and Web 2.0. We are constantly reinventing ourselves to stay ahead of the market and bring game-changing products and services to the industry.


About You

Mellanox is an incubator for talent. We are a strong believer in developing our people and giving them the tools to succeed. We have a very competitive compensation package as well as frequent internal product training to keep people updated on new technologies. We are a fast growing company with a positive energy that comes from our team members' internal drive to develop, market, sell and support cutting-edge products and services. Mellanox often promotes from within and there's a sense of family that comes from the top down. We are committed to the community and donate 1% of our annual profit to charity as well as participate in green initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint.



Mellanox Technologies offers a competitive benefits program including medical, dental and vision insurance, 3-weeks’ vacation, 10-paid holidays, sick leave, x2 annual salary Life Insurance/AD&D, 401K with company contribution, ESPP, and Stock (RSUs).  At Mellanox, the work of each individual makes an impact on the success of our company. If you are looking for a rewarding career, talented colleagues and a great environment where you can challenge yourself, grow and lead, Mellanox is the right place for you.



Additional Information

Equal Employment Opportunity


Mellanox is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic characteristics, gender identity/expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and all other terms and conditions of employment. If you need assistance to perform your job duties because of a physical or mental condition, please let our Human Resources department know.



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