Power Management Software Engineer
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.
As SiFive brings RISC-V to the highest end designs the hardware and software engineering teams are integrating larger and more complex SoC features. The SiFive System Software group develops critical software components for our Core and Intelligence processors, from firmware and bare-metal to high-level OS and AI runtime code. The team is global, spanning several worldwide sites, working together as one group. We believe that engineers create most of the value for the company. Our management chain has a strong engineering and software development background. We believe in open, honest, and direct communication; mutual respect; and seek strong communicators and listeners.
SiFive is looking for an excellent embedded software engineer with expertise in Power management software and architecture. In this role, you will work with Power Architecture and Hardware engineering teams to help evaluate and design the Power architecture for CPUs, interconnects and related IP blocks. You will develop the low Power management software and firmware for SiFive’s RISC-V architecture.
- Design, and develop the low Power management software and firmware for SiFive’s RISC-V architecture.
- Engage with Power Architecture, Hardware engineering, and other software engineering teams to design, review and define features.
- Collaborate with teams in the US, Taiwan and Europe to drive forward the SiFive Power management software roadmap and the “one team” philosophy.
- 5+ years of experience developing embedded software or device drivers in C for complex SoCs required.
- Very good understanding of Operating systems and processor architectures (cores, caches, memories, buses, etc) required.
- Experience developing for complex multicore, multiprocessor SoCs required.
- Experience with debugging tools like GDB, JTAG, OpenOCD, required.
- Knowledge of Linux power management frameworks.
- Experience developing power management software for embedded SoCs.