ASIC Architects and Hardware Engineers at D. E. Shaw Research
D. E. Shaw Research (DESRES) is a New York-based drug discovery and computational biochemistry research company developing and using advanced computational technologies to understand the behavior of biologically and pharmaceutically significant molecules at an atomic level of detail, and to design precisely targeted, highly selective drugs for the treatment of various diseases. We have designed and built three generations of the ANTON® special-purpose supercomputer, as well as a variety of simulation tools that run on commodity clusters and GPUs. We are now seeking additional chip designers and VLSI engineers to join our interdisciplinary New York–based team of talented engineers and scientists. These hires will focus on continuing to develop state-of-the-art technology in support of our mission, and will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues across our group who have a variety of technological and scientific backgrounds.
Expertise in the architecture, analysis, or implementation of hardware solutions is required. Particularly relevant experience would include high-speed (multi-GHz) ASIC design, current custom chip technologies, parallel computation, microprocessor architecture, machine learning acceleration, hardware/software co-design, computer arithmetic, high-speed interconnection networks, and digital systems simulation. Excellent analytical and communication skills are required. We are looking to add innovative contributors who share our commitment to fostering a stimulating, positive, and collaborative work environment. In addition, we strive to support the personal and professional needs of our team members by offering generous benefits, opportunities for community engagement, and a variety of learning and development programs. We also provide generous relocation and immigration assistance to new hires.
To submit an application, please use the link provided below: (We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the calendar year)
D. E. Shaw Research is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a diverse workforce. We embrace diversity along all dimensions, and respect and value the unique qualities, perspectives, and identities of every person in our group. We welcome inquiries from all exceptionally well-qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief, caste, gender identity, pregnancy, caregiver status, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, disability, or status in any other category protected in this regard by law in any jurisdiction in which we operate.
The expected annual base salary for this position is $200,000–$500,000. Our compensation package also includes variable compensation in the form of sign-on and year-end bonuses, and generous benefits. The applicable annual base salary paid to a successful applicant will be determined based on multiple factors including the nature and extent of prior experience and educational background.