Quality Manager

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. 

Are you ready?  

To learn more about SiFive’s phenomenal success and to see why we have won the GSA’s prestigious Most Respected Private Company Award (for the fourth time!), check out our website and Glassdoor pages.

Job Description:


With the widespread interest in SiFive solutions and the RISC-V architecture across the industry, the demand is strong and increasing for use of SiFive's products in numerous markets, with commercial and quality expectations. As SiFive continues to grow, the position of Quality Manager is being established to address the needed scale and emphasis for the company in this area.

The Quality Manager role will be within the Product Office reporting the to Director of Quality, Functional Safety, and Cybersecurity. As a Quality Manager at SiFive, you will work with engineers passionate about designing industry-leading CPU cores, the tools, software and infrastructure to realize that mission to create the best computing solutions in the world. You will also work with program and product managers and marketing personnel defining planning and tracking products and programs with business goals and metrics. SiFive is a fast-paced, dynamic environment with lots of opportunity, and we are looking for people who are as excited as we are about bringing new IP and complete solutions to market quickly, with high quality, and exceptional performance.


  • Continuously improve the SiFive Management System(SMS) which is a combination of a Quality Management System (QMS), Functional Safety (FuSa) Management Process, and Cybersecurity Governance Process, to ensure product excellence, predictable execution, and outstanding customer support to our customers

  • Ensuring company-wide understanding and compliance with SMS.

  • Supporting program gate reviews, checkpoints reviews, and design reviews as part of the product development process to make sure all products meet consistent standards

  • Identify, document, and escalate quality issues for resolution

  • Facilitating external quality, functional safety and cybersecurity assurance audits and assessments.

  • Developing internal audit schedules, building a team of internal auditors, providing training, and performing internal audits.

  • Facilitating corrective action resolution

  • Gathering and reporting on Key Performance Indicators to support management review.


  • Practical experience in the implementation and application of ISO 9001 in an IP, software, or semi-conductor company 

  • ISO 9001 internal auditor certification

  • Thorough knowledge of the development lifecycle in IP, semiconductor or software industry e.g. V-Model or agile development 

  • Knowledge of requirements, design, and verification engineering fundamentals related to IP, semiconductor or SW industry

  • Experience facilitating root cause analysis sessions and knowledge of problem-solving techniques like 5Y, 8D, etc

  • Strong attention to detail, organizational, communication, presentation facilitation, and project management skills

  • A process-oriented individual who can establish and drive methodology, quality improvement

  • Strong interpersonal skills to help develop relationships and network with internal customers and champion quality culture.

  • Familiarity with the ISO9001 standard and Track record of driving quality management and improvements

  • Working experience with Jira, Confluence

  • Bachelor’s degree in EE or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience

  • Desire and aptitude to expand the role to support Functional Safety (ISO 26262, IEC 61508) and Automotive Cybersecurity (ISO/SAE 21434) Management. 


  • ISO 9001 Lead auditor certification

  • Knowledge of IATF16949

  • Knowledge of capability assessment techniques such as ASPICE,  CMMI

  • Knowledge of ISO 26262, IEC 61508, DO-254, DO-178C, etc.

Compensation Range:



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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