NVM Circuit Design Engineer - 186

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About us:
Mythic has developed a unified hardware and software platform featuring its unique Mythic Analog Compute Engine (Mythic ACE™) to deliver revolutionary power, cost, and performance that shatters digital barriers preventing AI innovation at the edge. The Mythic Analog Matrix Processor (Mythic AMP™) makes it much easier and more affordable to deploy powerful AI solutions, from the data center to the edge device. The company has raised over $165.2 million to date, has over 120 employees, and has offices in Redwood City, CA, and Austin, TX.

About the role:
The NVM design team is responsible for designing all of the NVM-related blocks of Mythic’s AI chip. Mythic products require very high quality, high performance, and low power Non-Volatile Memory design. Working as an NVM designer, you will be involved in defining the new architecture and NVM chip operation to support the AI system applications. The NVM design team also works with the analog design team, the layout team, the logic design team, the firmware team, the post-silicon testing team, and others.

Here's what you will do:

  • Participate in design and verification of complete IP macros for Mythic's NVM-based product architecture, utilizing the available NVM technologies from foundries
  • Participate in the design of NVM grid architecture for optimum performance and area
  • Design and verify novel circuits to handshake with the analog computation blocks
  • Optimize and verify high voltage generator blocks
  • Verify functional blocks interfacing with the NVM design
  • Work closely with validation engineers to expedite the silicon bring up and evaluation process
  • Work closely with backend teams for the production qualification releases

Here's the background we hope you have:

  • Hands-on experience in NVM embedded or product design and verification
  • Familiar with all memory circuit block design: decoder, high voltage switches, charge pumps, HV and LV regulator, bandgap, high-performance low-power sense amp
  • Good understanding & knowledge of semiconductor device physics and advanced process technology
  • Fluent in scripting languages such as Python and all major CAD tools: SPICE, Verilog simulation software
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work well across multi-functional teams
  • Experienced in layout supervision, chip planning, silicon debugging
  • Must be a self-starter and detail-oriented
  • Ph.D. or MS degree in EE or related
  • 3+ years of industrial experience in IC design engineering

The following would be nice to have, but is not required:

  • Experience working at startups
  • Experience in process integration, semiconductor reliability, and product qualification of NVM technology
  • Experience with Emerging Non-volatile Memory Technologies such as ReRAM, MRAM, and others
  • Experience in cross-functional team development with a multi-technology foundry environment

At Mythic, we pride ourselves in creating a culture where all employees feel valued and appreciated for the diverse perspectives and backgrounds they bring to the team. We aim to hire smart people, give them the resources they need to do their job well, and then leave the rest up to them. We celebrate individual differences and encourage people to be comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. At the end of the day, we are committed to building a diverse workforce where everyone belongs.

Mythic is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It ensures equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We look forward to reviewing your application!

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How do you empower your team to be more creative?

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Mythic Benefits Overview

At Mythic, we strongly believe in having an employee-first culture. We offer a wide range of competitive perks and benefits that demonstrate out commitment to fostering a great employee experience.

Volunteer in local community
Mythic has hosted several volunteer events, including canned food drives, service at homeless shelters, building of new hiking trails, and more!
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Mythic's Culture Committee plans fun events for employees throughout the year, including our annual summertime picnic and annual holiday party.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
As part of Mythic's commitment to ensuring an inclusive workplace, all employees are required to go through an Unconscious Bias training within the first quarter of hire.
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Mythic Ladies is the first employee affinity group created in the company - monthly roundtables are hosted by a different member of the group covering varying topics of interest.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We invest time in building out a standardized interview process for each open role to minimize the potential for any bias. This includes all job descriptions screened for gender biased language.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Mythic provides both short term and long term disability coverage.
Dental Benefits
Mythic covers 100% of employee premiums and 70% of dependent premiums.
Vision Benefits
Mythic covers 100% of employee premiums and 70% of dependent premiums.
Health Insurance Benefits
Mythic covers 100% of employee premiums and 70% of dependent premiums for all health plans. Coverage is provided through either Cigna and Kaiser and includes HMO, PPO, and HDHP options.
Life Insurance
Mythic provides default coverage of 100% of one's annual salary, up to a maximum of $275,000.
Wellness Programs
Employees receive a reimbursement of up to $150/quarter for eligible fees to contribute to an employee's physical, emotional, and/or mental well being.
Mental Health Benefits
Mythic offers an Employee Assistance Program which covers up to 3 sessions/topic/year with a professional counselor for each individual in a household.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Mythic provides 12 weeks of full pay for both primary and secondary caregiver leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
We measure output based on results - not on the number of hours of work logged.
Remote Work Program
Even post-COVID, we will retain our remote flexibility across the company and only ask employees to come into the office for important meetings.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Our annual summertime picnic is a big hit for families - kids and loved ones are invited to a company hosted offsite. In 2021, we rented a private suite for a local baseball game!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Mythic provides a $100 stipend/month to help cover commute related costs incurred from utilizing mass transit and/or parking expenses related to work.
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Pet Friendly
We love our canine companions!
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Up to $750 is provided to help a remote employee set up their home office.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Every 2 weeks, a Mythic employee will host a lunch & learn covering a topic of their choice. All in the company are welcome to attend to further their own learning.
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Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Mythic provides an annual reimbursement of $500 for continued learning opportunities.

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