VLSI Physical Design Engineer

Hailo (On-Site)


Hailo is a leading high-tech company, developing top-performing AI processors for edge devices in various industries. We combine an extensive understanding of the way neural networks operate, with our team’s expertise in SW and HW architecture, to develop products that transform the way we use machines to perceive and analyze the world around us.

Our company is led by a group of experts from a wide range of disciplines, combining experience from elite intelligence units as well as leading tech companies in Israel and abroad, with a track record of executing complex projects from the ground up.  As an AI chip company, we believe that AI can help us create a better, safer, more productive, and more convenient world. For this to happen, AI needs to be available at scale and on the edge. 

To this end, our team of hardware and software leaders is developing top-performing AI processors, dedicated to AI tasks on edge devices in a wide variety of applications and industries including smart cities, automotive, manufacturing, agriculture, retail, and many more. With hundreds of customer programs around the world, and a wide ecosystem of software and hardware partners, Hailo is leading the edge AI revolution.

About this position

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 that enable us to tape out our technology-leading 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 VLSI Physical Design: 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:

  • Experience in developing BE flows and scripts.
  • Experience with low power design.

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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