Executive Assistant

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.

SiFive is looking for a professional and experienced Executive Assistant to primarily support our SVP of Business Development, Customer Experience, and Marketing, as well as the Sales and Product team. As an Executive Assistant at SiFive, you will be working very closely with the rest of the Executive Team to ensure they are set up for success. You will have the unique opportunity to work in a rapidly growing semiconductor "startup" and to work with a fun and engaging team. The successful candidate will work out of our Santa Clara, CA office.

The Challenge

  • Performing various tasks in administrative support at the senior executive level. These tasks may include, but are not limited to, scheduling executive appointments and meetings, maintaining calendar, preparing expense reports, preparing/editing executive presentations, scheduling travel arrangements;
  • Being proactive,  work independently with little to minimal supervision;
  • Coordinating, arranging, and running logistics for staff meetings and a variety of other meetings;
  • Planning and coordinating employee and client events;
  • Liaising with senior partners, executives, customers, investors and the Board;
  • Partnering with other EAs to make effective scheduling decisions;



Who you are and what you bring to the challenge

  • 5+ years of experience as a successful Executive Assistant supporting senior levels;
  • Previous experience supporting executive leaders with global presence;
  • Used to pace/high growth/dynamic environments;
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy even in a pressurized environment;
  • Used to working with highly confidential information;
  • Highly proficient in GSuite and Microsoft Office 365 applications;
  • Strong decision-making skills and willingness to act on your own initiative;
  • Strong time management, process management and productivity to solve scheduling conflicts and optimize calendars;
  • Highly organized with exceptional eye for details;
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Confident in dealing with all levels and types of audience including Board Members, C-Level executives and Customers;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work with many personalities;
  • Positive and adaptable can-do attitude;
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends when needed.
  • Ability to read/write/speak Mandarin Chinese a huge plus but not strictly necessary
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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Thank you for your interest in SiFive Inc. Please note that SiFive does not accept unsolicited resumes from external agencies unless contracted to fill a specific position. Agencies are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact SiFive employees directly in an attempt to present candidates – all applications must go through SiFive's internal recruiting team. Any third-party resume forwarded by agencies/external recruiters to a SiFive mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to SiFive employees, or to SiFive's resume database will be considered property of SiFive Inc and treated as a direct application. This exchange does not constitute an agreement between SiFive and the agency/external recruiter. SiFive reserves the right to contact the candidate directly. Employment agencies/external recruiters will receive no compensation from SiFive or its companies.