Director, 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 looking for a Verification leader to join our growing UK based team. SiFive is looking for someone with outstanding knowledge and skills in verification who can build and lead a Design Verification team.


  • Overall technical leadership of UK based design verification activities.
  • Recruit, build and manage the UK design verification team.
  • Contribute to SiFive’s overall verification methodology.
  • Take responsibility for the design verification of key RISC-V cores & projects.


  • Bachelor's, or Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a similar discipline.
  • Outstanding knowledge and skills in hardware verification, ideally including both formal and simulation based verification.
  • Team leadership experience.
  • Experience with basic CPU microarchitecture (and related technologies and algorithms).
  • Knowledge of automotive safety (ISO26262, ASIL-B & ASIL-D) is desirable.
  • Knowledge of at least one object oriented programming language is desirable.
SiFive is proud to be an equal employment opportunity workplace. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes a generous time-off policy, pension, 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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