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Jobs at ExpectedIT

Ready to be a part of something extraordinary?

We are currently hiring passionate (senior / junior) chip designers and hardware developers who want to co-create a new category of super servers and leave a dent in the AI and datacenter universe.

⭐  You are passionate about chip design for high-performance and cutting edge datacenters?

⭐  You want to be part of a solution with significant cost and sustainability benefits?

⭐  You thrive in a dynamic, forward-thinking environment?


That's fantastic!  We want to hear from you!

Why ExpectedIT?


🔗   Industry-leading cost-to-performance ratio

🌱   Groundbreaking sustainability benefits (Energy, Carbon Footprint, Water, Waste)

🌈   Dynamic and collaborative work environment

🚀   Opportunity to shape the future of datacenters

Our innovation comes at the perfect time as booming AI and LLMs are data, hardware and energy hungry monsters to be tamed by you working in a great team of like-minded, smart and talented engineers and architects.

Explore exciting opportunities to contribute to the future of datacenters and be a part of a team that is driving positive change.

Silicon Digital Design Engineer

Join the Future of Datacenters! 

Are you ready to embark on an exhilarating journey at the forefront of technological innovation? Look no further! 

We are ExpectedIT. We make the future of AI and datacenters fast, green and cost-efficient. 

We are a dynamic, well-funded startup, founded in 2021 by a powerhouse team of visionaries - two former IBM engineers, the former Chairman of Mercedes Financial Services and Mobility AG, and the former General Manager of Airbnb DACH. At the forefront of innovation, our mission is to redefine the datacenter landscape, and revolutionize the way AI, cloud, and traditional workloads will be moved in the future. 

What sets us apart? Our highly compatible technology comes with an unparalleled cost-to-performance ratio in times where hardware costs are skyrocketing and energy for datacenters becomes a critical bottleneck. 

Our solution goes beyond and addresses the significant sustainability challenges of the industry. Thus, our cutting-edge technology not only optimizes performance but also significantly reduces global datacenters’ energy consumption, carbon footprint, water usage, and waste. We believe in harnessing the power of technology to not only drive business success but also contribute to a more sustainable future.

As we embark on this exciting journey, we are on the lookout for top-tier talent to join our dynamic team. If you are passionate about pushing the boundaries of what's possible, thrive in a collaborative environment, and are eager to shape the future of data centers, we invite you to be a part of our trailblazing venture. Come be a catalyst for change, where innovation meets performance and sustainability. Your opportunity to make a lasting impact begins here!


#JoinTheRevolution #AiInfrastructure #TechInnovation #SustainableFuture #CostPerformance


  • Develop digital circuit design on an advanced process node in one of the following areas: Cache-coherence, On-chip networks and Chip-to-chip link protocols

  • Work in a Microarchitecture team to drive design of logic components

  • Drive design and architecture choices for power, performance and scalability requirements

  • Perform RTL coding and simulation. Partake in and work with verification engineers to bring Logic components to mature, parametrized and stable IP components

  • Verify synthesizability of RTL implementation and work with physical design team for timing closure


  • Diplom-Ing, Bachelor, Masters or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics or related field

  • Excellent analytical skills, technical leadership and self-motivation and ambition

  • Experience with digital RTL design and fluency in VHDL, Verilog or SystemVerilog (interest in Risc-V EDA ecosystem, e.g. Chisel, ChipYard, etc. is an asset)

  • Experience with verification and verification methodologies (e.g. UVM)

  • Experience with formal verification (assertion-based testing) is a great asset

  • Experience with adjacent areas of the SoC development process (e.g. synthesis, static timing analysis, formal equivalence checking, etc.)

  • Background with computer Microarchitecture and Microprocessor SoC in one or more of the following areas:

    • Cache-coherence

    • On-chip networks

    • Chip-to-chip link protocol


  • VHDL, Verilog, SystemVerilog, SystemC, Chisel, UVM, Formal verification

  • ASIC, SoC, FPGA, ChipYard, Digital Design, computer architecture, micro-architecture

  • Risc-V, ARM, cache-coherence, on-chip networks, network-on-chip (NoC), chip-to-chip link, Amba CHI, TileLink

  • Synthesis, Design compiler, RTL compiler, place-and-route, timing closure

What we offer

  • We value your participation in ExpectedIT's success and complement your competitive cash compensation with a package of employee stock options (ESOP)

  • We offer a wide range of possible work models that are ranging from onsite to hybrid to fully remote in order to best fit YOUR preferences on how to live and strive professionally. (Travel might be required for few onsite meetings.)

  • Flexible working setup to get the most of your working hours: We don’t count ‘buts-in-seats-hours” rather than try to enable you to change the industry together

  • We support all the diverse communities that make us ExpectedIT. In our team we have team members from many geographies and backgrounds

  • Dog-friendly office: we and our two labradors can’t wait to meet your furry friend!

Contact us now if you are in Chip Design and Hardware Development and want to put yourself behind a technology that will change the world of datacenters.


Simply apply by adding your CV to the email and we will be in touch soon. 

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