Hardware Verification Engineer

Join a high-performing, close-knit team at a fast-growing technology startup in the Boston area. Dover Microsystems is commercializing a revolutionary hardware-based cybersecurity technology that empowers processors to defend against all network-based attacks. With technology based on a $100M DARPA research program, Dover was incubated and recently spun-out of Draper, and already has significant commercial traction with customers in the Industrial and Consumer IoT markets.

We are looking for a hardware verification engineer to join our growing team. Candidates should be comfortable working in a fast paced, dynamic environment.


  • Develop Universal Verification Methodology (UVM) test-benches and environments.
  • Develop functional verification requirements based on architectural specification, application knowledge and integration understanding.
  • Develop UVM agents, scoreboards, scenarios and tests to close functional coverage.
  • Analyze code coverage results to identify missing functional coverage elements.
  • Develop scripts to automate the verification and IP release flow.


  • System Verilog, System Verilog Assertions and UVM or OVM environment development experience.
  • Fundamental understanding of computer architecture.
  • Experience with RISC-V or ARM processors.
  • Some programming experience with assembly, C, and C++.
  • Scripting experience with Python, Perl, or TCL.
  • Self motivation and the ability to work with limited supervision and high level instruction.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for technical challenges.
  • Strong knowledge of cyber security principles and knows the cyber security ecosystem.
  • Able to work independently.


  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of UVM or OVM experience.
  • Experience working in a fast paced startup environment would be preferred.

Culture & Benefits

Dover Microsystems is located in a beautifully renovated factory building on the banks of the Charles River in Waltham, Massachusetts, just a short walk away from the Waltham Carter Street Commuter Rail stop. We have lots of drinks and snacks, plus access to free on-site fitness center, biking/walking paths, and kayak launches. We’re a small, tight-knit group that works in a relaxed, friendly and highly motivated environment.

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Comprehensive health and dental coverage.
  • A flexible take-what-you-want vacation policy, plus official holidays.
  • Flexible office hours and work from home options.
  • Participation in an Employee Stock Option Plan.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and a resume to careers@dovermicrosystems.com.