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Axelera AI /  Leuven (NL)

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Job description

Thrilled to develop high-end processors for AI? As Vector Digital Signal Processor (VDSP) architect in our deep-tech startup you are responsible for the selection and integration of both hardware and software of a high-end multi-core VDSP-subsystem.

Your role

Your primary role will be to architect all hardware-, software- and system-related aspects regarding the tight integration of a commercial VDSP processor into our AI accelerator.
* Select, configure and evaluate commercially available VDSP processor IP based on application and system-level requirements.
* Work together with software architects to integrate this VDSP into the existing software stack.
* Work together with hardware architects to integrate this VDSP into the existing computer architecture.


Axelera AI is a truly European deep-tech Start Up company which is developing a game-changing hardware and software platform for AI at the edge that will make the industry more integrated, efficient and accessible. Our mission is to spread artificial intelligence for a green, fair, trusted and safe world enabling new application of AI in diverse sectors like smart cities, retail and other markets. Our company is a spin-off from a multinational deep-tech group and is backed by a strong syndicate of institutional investors. We have an extraordinary and international team of top talented researchers and developers working in the headquarter in Eindhoven (NL) and in the branch offices in Leuven (BE), Zurich (CH), Pisa (IT) and Shannon (IE).


* M.Sc/PhD. in Computer Science/ Computer Engineering /Electrical Engineering
* At least 5-10 years of experience in hardware and software design for high-performance vector processors.
* Background in computer architectures, digital signal processing, computer vision or tele-communication.
* Excellent software and hardware development skills
* Excellent communication skills in English
* You are self-reliant, independent with high sense of ownership of your work and value freedom with responsibility

Conditions and benefits

Take the chance to become part of a dynamic, fast-growing, international organization. We offer an attractive compensation package, including a pension plan, extensive employee insurances and the option to get company shares.

An open culture that not only supports creativity and continual innovation is awaiting you. Collaborative ownership and freedom with responsibility is characteristic for the way we act and work as a team.

Application procedure

Great! We are looking forward to receiving your application! Feel free to contact us whenever you have any questions or for further information on For further information on Axelera AI please also have a look on our website:, * Email:, * Email:

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