VLSI Physical Design Engineer

Tel Aviv-Yafo, IL


Hailo is a leading start-up developing a first-in-class deep learning inference processor for smart devices in various industries. Hailo offers a breakthrough processor uniquely designed to accelerate embedded AI applications on edge devices.  

We combine a fundamental understanding of the way neural networks operate with our team’s expertise in SW and HW architecture, to develop a product that has the potential to be a landmark in computer technology. The company is built from a mixture of experts from various fields, coming from the elite units of the intelligence community and the leading tech companies in Israel, with a track record of executing complex projects from the ground up.  

Hailo is looking to hire a talented VLSI Physical Design Engineer to join our VLSI group in Tel Aviv.

You will work alongside other talented engineers to develop our cutting-edge AI chips.


As part of our team, you will be involved in all phases of physical design activities, and you will take part in developing our special BE flows.



  • B.Sc./M.Sc. Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or related field from a leading university.
  • 3+ years of experience as a VLSI physical design engineer.
  • Experience with advanced process nodes.
  • Deep understanding of synthesis, implementation, STA, and PPA optimization methods.
  • Hands-on CAD tools, rtl2gds flows and signoff verification flows.


Experience in one or more of the following:

  • Low power physical design.
  • Full-Chip Layout (Floorplan, PG) and Physical Verification expertise.

We are passionate about building an inclusive and equitable working environment. 

We promote a flexible work environment that encourages work-life-balance. 

If you don't meet 100% of the requirements– no worries!  

Our DNA is characterized by openness to multi-disciplinary people, who bring great potential to grow with us, not just a skills set list. We encourage you to apply if you think this is a role that would make you excited about coming to work every day. 


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