Software Engineer - Developer Workflows

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 Software Engineer in the Platform Engineering team, you will understand and implement key business logic and data movement within our product design, verification and delivery workflows.  You will use your understanding of functional programming to architect and maintain the systems that allow SiFive to design and deliver our primary product to our customers.


  • Interface with design, verification and other teams within SiFive to learn their workflows and then define the next generation of flow automation.
  • Develop supporting libraries in our functional build flow language (Wake).
  • Maintain and incrementally improve the current codebase. 
  • Write automation for workflow tools, CI tools, release tools, and build systems in a functional language to enable development and delivery of SiFive’s RISC-V core IP product.



  • 3+ years of experience designing and automating workflows 
  • BS or MS in CS, EE, Physics, or other engineering discipline
  • Fluency in at least one functional programming language: Haskell, or OCaml, or Scala, or F#, or Erlang, or Elisp, and so on. 
  • Proficiency in a scripting language (Python preferred) 
  • Experience developing code in a Linux environment 
  • Ability to work and learn independently in a remote environment

Nice to have:

  • Experience defining build rules in a build system


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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