Formal Verification Engineer

Hardware /
Full-time /
***Please note: While our engineering HQ is in Toronto, this is a remote opportunity and we welcome applicants from anywhere in North America.***

We’re looking for best in class engineers to join our existing top-notch team. When you join Untether AI, you will be part of the team that creates innovative hardware and delivers industry leading AI performance and efficiency. Utilizing non Von Neumann techniques, you will help propel sustainable AI inference.

As part of this talented team of engineers, you are able to - and are excited to - architect, implement, verify and productize custom hardware designs. Being on our team means collaborating with an extremely bright group of people while tackling tough and interesting problems at the intersection of AI and hardware.

This position is for a Formal Design Verification Engineer. The successful candidate will use formal verification technologies to perform functional verification of design blocks inside Custom Al IPs. Formal technologies include Formal Property Verification, Sequential Equivalence Checking and Data path Validation.


    • Drive Formal Verification Methodology on multiple components inside Custom AI Inference IP. This is not limited to creating and executing verification plan, debugging issues and coverage closure.
    • Evaluating various formal verification technologies and flows.

Preferred Skills & Experience

    • Knowledge of a property checking language such as SystemVerilog Assertion (SVA) and understanding of HDL languages such as SystemVerilog or Verilog.
    • Familiar with AMBA protocols such as AHB, APB and AXI.
    • Knowledge of Computer Architecture. Familiar with RISC-V ISA.
    • Able to use scripting languages such as Python.
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.
    • 3+ years' experience with hands-on design verification with 2+ years in formal verification.

What are some of the perks that you will receive being part of Untether AI? Aligned to Untether’s philosophy, our employees enjoy the same perks, regardless of role or level. In part, these include:

    • 20 vacation days
    • Strong health and extended health benefits
    • Unlimited sick days
    • Stock options
    • Building chips and software that will change the world

Thinking about applying?

    • We’re a pretty welcoming bunch of people. If we’ve piqued your interest, you’re passionate about the same things we are but you aren’t sure if you check all the boxes, please apply anyway. We’re a great place to work, an even better place to learn and we focus on both capability and potential!
    • Besides being a pretty friendly group, we’re also pretty diverse - ethnically, experientially and in our physical and mental abilities. If you are someone who needs accommodation during the interview process and/or in the workplace, please send a note along with your resume to and we’ll be in touch.
A little bit more about Untether AI:

Untether AI has developed a groundbreaking new architecture that brings neural net inference to new levels of performance and efficiency. We’ve already sold our product to smart clients who want to get in at ground zero.  We’ve done this while continuing to improve our technology creating ultra-efficient, high performance AI chips that eliminates the data movement bottleneck that costs energy and performance in traditional architectures. We’re a team made up of scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs and have the support of tier one investors. Join us to be part of something big - a chance to create the future of AI.