Senior Software 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.


  • Writing automation for workflow tools, CI tools, release tools, and build systems in a functional programming language to enable development and delivery of SiFive’s RISC-V CPU core IP product.
  • Maintaining and incrementally improving the current codebase.
  • Interfacing with design, verification and other teams within SiFive to define the next generation of flow automation.  


  • BE or Master’s degree with 7+ years of applicable experience.
  • Fluency in at least one programming language such as C/C++.
  • Experience on large software development and good knowledge of software development cycle.
  • Experience with data structures and algorithms.
  • Experience on developments of EDA Tools and having knowledge of semiconductor design flow.
  • Experience with Linux operating systems and internals.
  • Experience in shell programming, Python.
  • Experience defining build rules in a build system Excellent communication, problem-solving, analytical skills and teamwork.
  • Knowledge of functional programming in Scala or Haskell is a plus but not a requirement.
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