Senior Manager, Software Verification

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.

We at SiFive are expanding our software offering to develop tools and frameworks for our Essential, Performance, and SiFive Intelligence processors. The software team is building components, contributing to the RISC-V open-source ecosystem, and developing vertical solutions to enable SiFive capable cores and to provide customers with software that is integrated in the final products. Applying continuous testing and novel validation methods is a core piece of building robust and scalable software products that adds value to the SiFive product offering. 

We are now looking for a passionate leader for our software testing efforts. The candidate should demonstrate the ability to grow and lead the software test and validation efforts, work with others organizations to build state of the art build and test automation infrastructure across hardware and software. As the software test and validation leader, you are expected to work with other leaders to coordinate the development of modern, scalable, and efficient software build and test solutions across SiFive software organization. You will have the unique opportunity to work on the innovation and creation of state-of-the-art software verification solutions.


  • Leading and building a software validation team.
  • Developing large-scale production software validation and continuous build & testing solutions.
  • Develop testing methodologies for RISC-V software components including: Linux kernel and BSPs, bare-metal SDKs, toolchain and high performance math libraries. 
  • Closely collaborating with geographically distributed software and engineering teams.
  • Working with other cross-functional leaders from hardware, platform, and software to understand requirements, set priorities, communicate direction and plan for long-term validation infrastructure needs.
  • Fostering career growth and strong team culture.
  • Recruiting, mentoring, and coaching technical staff.


  • 5+ years of experience in technical leadership in software test and validation.
  • 5+ years of experience in validation and/or testing in one of the following areas: Linux system software, toolchain, libraries, drivers or BSPs.
  • Experience with building, testing and releasing large scale software projects. 
  • Experience with using modern automation tools.  
  • Experience with hardware tests 
  • Experience with software release management process.
SiFive is proud to be an equal employment opportunity workplace. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes flexible paid time off; health, vision and dental benefits; 401(k) plan; employee stock option program, and much more.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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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