High Performance Video Application Engineer

About SiFive

As the pioneers who introduced RISC-V to the world, SiFive is transforming the future of compute by bringing the limitless potential of RISC-V to the highest performance and most data-intensive applications in the world. SiFive’s unrivaled compute platforms have enabled leading technology companies around the world to innovate, optimize, and deliver the most advanced solutions of tomorrow across every market segment of chip design, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, automotive, datacenter, mobile, and consumer. With SiFive, the future of RISC-V has no limits. For more information, please visit www.sifive.com.

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  • Responsible for delivering highly integrated and optimized applications for SiFive RISC-V CPU core, leveraging the vectorized software, and compiler.
  • Work closely with toolchain, algorithm and runtime engineers through worldwide collaboration.
  • Enjoy working on analyzing and optimizing the performance of applications.


  • Bachelor and master degree in computer science, or a related field.
  • Familiarity with camera architecture, image/video processing including (not limited to) H.264/H265,mpeg4/2, VP9.
  • Excellent knowledge of optimization in assembly-level, vector ISA intrinsic (RISC-V vector ISA or NEON optimization is preferred).
  • Experience on multimedia application integration and development such as ffmpeg, gstreamer.
  • Experience in measuring CPU and thread performance.
  • Excellent C/C++ coding skill in embedded environments.
  • Excellent multi-core parallel programming.
  • Experience on open source development.
SiFive is proud to be an equal employment opportunity workplace. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes flexible paid time off, health benefits, employee stock option program, and much more. In addition to these, in the Taiwan office, we provide regional benefits including team-building events, annual physical examination, and education reimbursement.
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If you yearn to be challenged and wish to work in an environment where the boundaries of your creativity and skills will be tested, then SiFive is the place for you!
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