Performance Benchmarking Engineer

EngineeringHybrid Remote, Bengaluru, India


Ventana Micro Systems is at the forefront of the two hottest trends that are revolutionizing the semiconductor industry: RISC-V and Chiplet Architecture. Check out our CEO talking with global tech analyst Patrick Moorhead about how Ventana combines the extensibility of RISC-V with chiplet technology to create customer-driven innovation for best-in-class solutions for the data center.

Ventana is well-funded and backed by some of the largest strategic investors in the industry with the goal of building best-in-class CPU cores for cloud, enterprise, 5G, and Edge computing. We invite you to join the revolution and contribute to one of the Hottest Semiconductor startups in the industry.

Performance Engineer


  • 8+ years of software development with C/C++, Python
  • 8-12 years of hands-on experience in performance benchmarking, performance tools, scripting, automation, and fault isolation on multi-core systems
  • Recent first-hand experience running, profiling, and performance optimization of benchmarks like Dhrystone, Coremark, LMBench, STREAM, SPECCPU2017, SPECjbb2015, EEMBC...running in a Linux environment
  • Hands on experience running, profiling, analyzing system bottlenecks and performance optimization of cloud workloads like Memcached, NGINX, MySQL, Redis, Cassandra, HBase etc. running in a Linux environment
  • Linux application and kernel performance optimization - knowledge of perf, oprofile, flame graphs and getting visibility into performance bottlenecks
  • Knowledge of competitive benchmarking workloads across Intel, AMD & ARM64 platforms
  • Real world experience with GNU/LLVM tool chain & debuggers like GDB
  • Capable of working independently with across geos and functional disciplines (hardware, SQA & product management teams)
  • Excellent debugging skills
  • Strong communication skills, technical fluency, empathy, humility and an appreciation for and understanding of lean startup
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in computer science or related engineering fields

Skills & Qualifications Desirable:

  • Good understanding of CPU architecture, ARM or X86. RISC-V architectural knowledge would be an added plus
  • Experience in performance optimization at the firmware, bios, kernel, and application layers including hardware accelerators
  • Experience working in multi-core, multi-process/thread environment
  • Knowledge of open-source Linux, git repository maintenance and source code management


Ventana is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and uphold an inclusive environment where all people feel that they are equally respected and valued. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other category protected by law.


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