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Senior RTL Designer


Montbonnot / Full time

Senior RTL Designer


Kalray is one of the most promising and innovative French Deep Tech companies. A spin-off of CEA French lab, one of Europe’s most prestigious research laboratories, Kalray is a leading provider of hardware and software technologies for high-performance, data centric computing markets, from cloud to edge. The company provides a full range of products to enable smarter, more efficient, and energy-wise data-intensive applications and infrastructures. Its offers include its unique patented DPU processors, acceleration cards, software-defined storage and data management solutions, for growing sectors such as Datacenters, AI, Media & Entertainment, Life Sciences, Scientific Research, Edge Computing, Automotive…

Kalray is a fast-growing company with more than 200 employees. The company is present in France, UK, Germany, US, Japan, and has a number of leading investors such as Alliance Venture (Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi), NXP Semiconductors, CEA and Bpifrance. Kalray is also listed on Euronext Growth (FR0010722819 – ALKAL).

Kalray is first and foremost a team of passionate, enthusiastic and supportive people, who put excellence and collaboration at the heart of their daily work. Whether you are an expert in your field or a recent graduate, you will find your place and blossom in Kalray’s agile and dynamic environment, where you will be able to fully express your talent and contribute to the company’s success. On the agenda: exciting challenges with friendly and collaborative ambience, within an office set amongst panoramic mountains and vibrant nature… and much more!

To support our growth, we are recruiting a Senior RTL Designer for our Hardware Team. Join the adventure!


You will be part of the Hardware CPU team, in charge of the full development of the new generation of high-performance processors in very advanced technology nodes. Your role will encompass CPU specifications, micro architecture, design, power optimization, synthesis and you will support the physical design and verification teams. 



  • Minimum 3+ years of relevant industry experience. 
  • Should possess direct CPU RTL experience. 


  • Deep knowledge of microprocessor architecture, including expertise in one or more of the following areas: instruction fetch, decode and scheduling, integer and floating-point execution, load/store execution, cache and memory subsystems. 
  • Knowledge of power optimization techniques  
  • RTL design (VHDL or Verilog)  
  • Fluent in technical English  
  • Good communication / reporting skills


  • Curious, autonomous, rigorous
  • Strong teamwork skills

Type of contract: Permanent , full time

Advantages: Meal vouchers, Health Insurance, soft mobility rewarded, lot of events

Location: Montbonnot (Grenoble area, France) or Sophia (Nice area -France) 

Annual Salary: Depending on profile and experience 


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