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Founding Analog IC Designer - Astrus

Who Is Astrus & How Are They Changing the World?


Astrus uses AI to automate microchip design, starting with the biggest bottleneck, analog layout. Astrus is on a mission to radically improve global computation and empower chip designers to create the world's most advanced microchips with AI.


Astrus is backed by top-tier VC firms: Khosla Ventures and 1517 Fund.

How Will I Make An Impact?


As an Analog IC Designer, you will provide vital expertise that will help shape the future of Astrus’s AI-driven chip design software. Your understanding of analog IC design and layout will help guide the development of AI algorithms and ensure that their software meets the needs of professional chip designers.

Your role will be highly collaborative, working closely with AI and Product teams. You will have the opportunity to contribute to a groundbreaking product, playing a crucial role in defining the capabilities and functionalities of Astrus’ core product.

How Do I Know If This Is For Me?

  • You’re excited about working closely with an AI team to provide insights and guidance to the development of Astrus’ core AI system.

  • You’re eager to lead the establishment of the evaluation procedure of Astrus’ AI system by creating designs and layouts through their AI system.

  • You’re confident participating in customer discovery to gain a deep understanding of user needs and requirements.

  • You love collaborating with product teams to ensure software meets the needs of analog designers.

  • You have the capacity to grow into a leadership role at Astrus, gaining ownership and responsibility.

Our Ideal Candidate Looks Like:

  • You are aligned with Astrus’ core values and are excited about their mission

  • You have a strong background in analog IC design.

  • You have a Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering or a related field.

  • You have an up-to-date understanding of analog layout concepts and best practices.

  • You have the ability to work collaboratively with teams of engineers, scientists, designers, and product managers.

  • You have excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively and innovatively.

  • You have an advanced understanding of the semiconductor market.

  • You are excited about contributing to a new wave of AI-assisted EDA tools for designers.

  • Bonus for experience with programming or desirability to learn programming.

The Process:

As your Artemis Canada Recruitment Consultants, Ashley and Steph will work closely with you through every step of the process.


We understand, accept, and value the differences between people of different backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, ages, beliefs, and abilities.  We aim to create an inclusive environment and encourage diverse individuals to apply.

I’d love to hear from you - even if you don’t meet 100% of the requirements. Send me a note at if you or someone you know is interested!


Does this sound exciting to you?
Get in touch with Ashley!

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