BHW-2021-J-16 – Senior Board Designer

Kalray is one of the most promising and innovative French Deep Tech companies. A spin-off of CEA French lab, one of Europe’s most prestigious research laboratories, Kalray is a fabless semiconductor company pioneering a new generation of processors specialized in intelligent data processing. Kalray is targeting the fast growing Cloud, Edge Computing and AI markets, such as modern data centers, 5G networks, autonomous vehicles, healthcare equipment, industry 4.0, drones and robots …

Kalray is a fast-growing company with more than 100 employees in Grenoble and Sophia-Antipolis in France, offices in California and Japan, and a number of leading investors such as the Alliance Venture (Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi), Safran, NXP Semiconductors, the CEA and Bpifrance. Kalray is also listed on Euronext Growth (FR0010722819 – ALKAL).

Kalray is first and foremost a team of passionate, enthusiastic and supportive people, who put excellence and collaboration at the heart of their daily work. Whether you are an expert in your field or a recent graduate, you will find your place and blossom in Kalray’ agile and dynamic environment, where you will be able to fully express your talent and contribute to the company’s success.

On the agenda: exciting challenges with friendly and collaborative ambience, within an office set amongst panoramic mountains and vibrant nature… and much more!

To support our growth, we are recruiting a Senior Board Designer for our Boards & Systems Hardware team. Join the adventure!


The Boards & Systems Hardware team designs innovative boards for Kalray’s pioneer MPPA, which are used for production, demonstration and test with high-speed signals (25 Gb Eth, PCIeGen4 and DDR4 signals). In charge of all the steps from the conception to the manufacturing and industrialization, the team works as a central position between IC design, software development and customer business units.

As a member of this team, you will contribute to the development of our next generation of boards and systems while being responsible for projects within an agile organization. Your specific expertise will be valorized and needed for the different projects of the team.

As a multi-skilled engineer able to develop, validate and follow the production of industrial boards, you will be in charge of designing our next electronic boards (inc. 25 Gb Eth, PCIeGen4 and DDR4 signals), following PCB design and manufacturing, specifying test suites and boards validation automations tools, running tests, measurement and validations, interfacing with partners, suppliers and customers…



  • 10+ years’ experience in board design with high-speed interfaces (DDR4, PCIe Gen4, Ethernet 25 Gb)
  • Project Management including interface with foreign-based subcontractors


  • Strong knowledge in high-speed board design
  • High-speed measurement
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Coordination of several stakeholders in project management
  • Languages: C / Python / VHDL will be appreciate
  • Fluent French, Technical English


  • Graduate Engineer or equivalent
  • Autonomous

Starting date: As soon as possible

Type of contract: Permanent / full-time

Location: Montbonnot (Grenoble area – France)

Annual salary: Depending on profile and experience

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