Staff 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 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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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:



  • Hands on system Verilog/UVM development work for modern high performance CPU verification.
  • Work will involve writing test cases, using test generators to generate targeted tests for RISCV CPU verification.
  • Working with internal test generators to target coverage/test-plan scenarios.


  • 7-12 years of experience in DV preferably in CPU verification.
  • Proficiency in System Verilog and UVM methodology.
  • Very good object-oriented programming skills.
  • Any CPU architecture knowledge (x86, ARM or RISC-V) with test writing/test plan implementation experience.
  • Any scripting knowledge, preferably python.
  • Bus interface knowledge like AXI or PCIE
  • Integration experience with third party VIPs like bus VIPs.
  • CPU micro-arch knowledge.

Additional Information:

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


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.

SiFive is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.