Verification Engineer

PlanV is a young team, emerging at the forefront of chip design expertise.

We believe in leveraging open-source technologies to solve the chip design challenges of the future.

We believe that great teams produce great products. For us team work means great working relationships, relationships that are enriching as well as enjoyable, and the sharing of knowledge and expertise.

We are now specifically looking for contributors for our upcoming research projects in the areas of CPU design and verification.


  • Develop and execute comprehensive verification plans for RISC-V processor designs and associated hardware components
  • Implement and maintain verification environments using industry-standard tools and methodologies
  • Design and develop reusable verification components and test benches to accelerate verification efforts
  • Collaborate closely with the design team to identify and address functional issues and ensure design correctness
  • Analyze and debug failures to drive continuous improvement in verification processes
  • Stay updated on the latest advancements in verification methodologies and contribute to the adoption of best practices within the team
  • Contribute to the development of open source projects


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Solid understanding of digital design concepts, particularly related to processor architecture and hardware description languages (Verilog, SystemVerilog)
  • Experience with industry-standard verification methodologies (UVM, OVM, VMM) and tools (Questasim, VCS, ModelSim)
  • Experience with open source verification tools (Verilator, Cocotb) is desirable
  • Familiarity with RISC-V architecture and its ecosystem is desirable
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (Python, TCL) for automation and tool development
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities

We embrace an all-remote philosophy. This role must be filled by a German resident.

If you think you are a great candidate for this role, we would like to hear from you. Please send a cover letter and CV to

Do you want to become part of the team?