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Chip Architecture Security Engineer



United States
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Tenstorrent is leading the industry on cutting-edge AI technology, revolutionizing performance expectations, ease of use, and cost efficiency. With AI redefining the computing paradigm, solutions must evolve to unify innovations in software models, compilers, platforms, networking, and semiconductors. Our diverse team of technologists have developed a high performance RISC-V CPU from scratch, and share a passion for AI and a deep desire to build the best AI platform possible. We value collaboration, curiosity, and a commitment to solving hard problems. We are growing our team and looking for contributors of all seniorities.

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Hardware Security Architect to join our dynamic team. As a Hardware Security Architect, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining security measures for our hardware systems. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of our hardware components, protecting against potential threats and vulnerabilities. This role is ideal for individuals with a strong background in hardware security and a passion for staying abreast of the latest advancements in the field.

This role is Remote, based out of United States.


  • Developing and maintaining security protocols for a wide range of product lines.
  • Defining security architecture and participate in design tasks.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in hardware security design and implementation.
  • Knowledge of cryptographic algorithms and protocols.
  • Familiarity with security standards such as ISO 27001, Common Criteria, and FIPS.
  • Proficiency in hardware description languages (HDL) such as Verilog or VHDL.
  • Experience with security testing tools and methodologies.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience with hardware security modules (HSMs) and secure element integration.

Compensation for all engineers at Tenstorrent ranges from $100k - $500k including base and variable compensation targets. Experience, skills, education, background and location all impact the actual offer made.

Tenstorrent offers a highly competitive compensation package and benefits, and we are an equal opportunity employer.

Due to U.S. Export Control laws and regulations, Tenstorrent is required to ensure compliance with licensing regulations when transferring technology to nationals of certain countries that have been licensing conditions set by the U.S. government.

Our engineering positions and certain engineering support positions require access to information, systems, or technologies that are subject to U.S. Export Control laws and regulations, please note that citizenship/permanent residency, asylee and refugee information and/or documentation will be required and considered as Tenstorrent moves through the employment process.

If a U.S. export license is required, employment will not begin until a license with acceptable conditions is granted by the U.S. government. If a U.S. export license with acceptable conditions is not granted by the U.S. government, then the offer of employment will be rescinded.