Lead Design Automation Engineer - CI Architect/Devops

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.

As a Design Automation Engineer, you will lead a small team to architect, build and maintain continuous integration systems that allow verification of SiFive’s generated RTL code and software across multiple targets including RTL models, physical design flows, performance models and FPGAs, both in our datacenter and on the cloud. You will work closely with multiple groups within the company to ensure that their continuous integration needs are met on an infrastructure and flow level. This is the perfect opportunity for a tool-focused devops or software engineer looking to expand their horizons and become more directly involved in developing innovative products in silicon.

Lead a team designing, deploying and supporting mission-critical infrastructure including: Continuous integration framework, Automated test-regression sub-systems, Grid compute system, Cloud compute environment.
Develop modular, reusable and scalable flows with a high level of automation to support design and verification of SiFive’s RISC-V Core IP product
Create, deploy, support, and maintain frameworks for automating generation of CPU core performance data and other collateral

BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering
Languages: Groovy, Python, Bash
Concepts: Continuous Integration, filesystems, data-mining, optimization, webhooks
Tools: Jenkins, Git/Github, Slurm, Saltstack/Ansible
Interest in building modular, scalable and resilient flows and tools.


SiFive is proud to be an equal employment opportunity workplace. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes flexible paid time off; flexible work environment; 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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