Senior Product Director - AI

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 are continuing to enable 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, data center, mobile, and consumer. With SiFive, the future of RISC-V has no limits.

At SiFive, we are always excited to connect with talented individuals, who are just as passionate about driving innovation and changing the world as we are.  

Our constant innovation and ongoing success is down to our amazing teams of incredibly talented people, who collaborate and support each other to come up with truly groundbreaking ideas and solutions.  Solutions that will have a huge impact on people's lives; making the world a better place, one processor at a time. 

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Job Description:

 

SiFive is looking for a senior director-level product marketing manager who is passionate about defining products to meet customers needs.  This person will own the AI product line at Sifive, covering hardware and software. SiFive already has numerous design wins for our AI solutions, but AI is a fast changing market and there is a need to be dynamic in our offering to build on this.  The role requires someone who is very outward facing who can engage with customers and ecosystem partners to understand exactly what they need to maximize their success.  

The open standard model of RISC-V is fundamentally changing the way the industry is thinking about CPUs and compute.  As the leading provider of IP based on RISC-V, SiFive is one of the key players driving this change working with many leading companies across the semiconductor industry.  As a member of the product team at SiFive you will become the face of your products externally and internally making this a highly visible & impactful role.

Responsibilities:

  • Cradle to grave product management for SiFive’s AI family of products - both hardware and software. 

  • Demonstrate thought leadership in the AI space to evolve SiFive’s AI strategy and enhance SiFive’s reputation as an AI leader

  • Engage with customers and strategic partners to both understand their requirements and to drive design wins for SiFive

  • Create compelling go-to-market and sales collateral demonstrating the value of SiFive’s products and enabling field teams to win business.

  • Provide market requirements to internal teams to define future product needs

  • Manage products through the development lifecycle


 

Requirements:

  • 15+ years in technology industry 

  • 10+ years in customer facing role such as Product Management and Marketing, Segment Marketing, Business Development, Field Applications engineering

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

  • Strong knowledge of AI, especially software requirements and market trends.  Understanding of compute workloads within different AI models. 

  • Fluent in semiconductor SoC architectures for high performance compute markets.  Understanding on how AI workloads are being deployed today on different SoCs in different markets.   

  • Balanced marketing & technical credibility - able to understand technology and then articulate its value to customers.

  • Public speaking in front of a diverse audience ranging from 5 – 100+ people and a mix of technical and business audience. Ability to crisply articulate and communicate highly complex concepts and arguments 

  • Ability to enable sales to drive large complex opportunities from concept to closure

  • Ability to work in a fast-moving, diverse work environment

Nice to Have:

  • Understanding of CPU microarchitectures.  This is secondary to understanding SoC architectures and how AI compute can be distributed across the different processors

  • Good knowledge of Arm and/or RISC-V architectures

  • Previous experience in IP licensing, especially in processors & surrounding IP

Compensation Range:

 

$267,665-$362,135

Additional Information:

This position requires a successful background and reference checks and satisfactory proof of your right to work in

United States of America

Any offer of employment for this position is also contingent on the Company verifying that you are a authorized for access to export-controlled technology under applicable export control laws or, if you are not already authorized, our ability to successfully obtain any necessary export license(s) or other approvals.

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