Embedded Software Applications 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.


  • Supporting customers using SiFive IPs and resolve software issues with running simulations, using toolchains, and bringing up firmware/OS. 
  • Responsible for all levels of support and escalation for customer issues, including on-site customer support.
  • Collaborating with the engineering, marketing and sales teams to demonstrate SiFive products and values to customers, resolve technical issues, and represent customer needs internally.
  • Delivering customer trainings.


  • BSEE or equivalent, with up to 4 years of applicable experience. New college graduates will be considered.
  • Strong background in computer architectures or embedded software. 
  • Knowledgeable on software development with C/C++/assembly language in an embedded environment.
  • Familiarity with GNU tools, debug probes, Linux kernel and at least one RTOS.
  • Experience with development environments such as Linux, Git, Jira and Confluence.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to deliver customer training.
  • Self-starter, fast learner, strong problem-solving skills 


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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