Senior Engineer - Javascript VSC plugin

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:

 

The Role:

We seek an experienced front-end developer with five years of hands-on experience in Javascript, Typescript, VS Code plugin development, UI/UX design, and React. As a senior front-end developer, you will design and develop SiFive’s Visual Studio Plugin to access the SCD REST API to build the core ips. You will report to the Director of SCD, and work closely with the team developing SiFive Core Designer (SCD). 

This is a perfect opportunity for a front-end developer with good application development skills, looking to expand their horizons and become involved in developing innovative products used by SiFive’s customers to design state-of-the-art silicon for an emerging powerhouse in the RISC-V ecosystem.

Responsibilities

  • GUI and front-end Development:

    • Development of robust and responsive user interfaces using Javascript in VC Code plugin.

    • Mentor the team members in best practices for Javascript and VSC plugin development.

    • Stay abreast of the latest VS Code plugin trends, libraries, and best practices.

  • Code Optimization and Quality Assurance:

    • Write clean, well-documented, reusable, and maintainable code.

    • Conduct thorough code reviews and contribute to improving code quality.

    • Implement and maintain automated testing processes for front-end components.

  • Collaboration and Leadership:

    • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including designers, back-end developers, QA engineers, and customer support teams.

    • Provide technical leadership and guidance on front-end development best practices.

Requirements

    • BS or MS degree with five years of proven experience as a front-end developer with expertise in JavaScript, TypeScript

    • VS Code plugin development experience.

    • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills along with excellent communication skills.

    • Experience with version control systems such as Git and build tools.

    • Knowledge of containerization and orchestration technologies such as Docker, and Kubernetes.

    Nice to Have:

    • Familiarity with the React ecosystem, including React Hooks, Redux, and Context API.

    • Proficiency with front-end testing frameworks such as Jest, Mocha, Chai, and Enzyme.

    • Experience with end-to-end testing tools like Selenium, Cypress, or Puppeteer.

    • Familiarity with AWS, S3, REST, Security, and Kubernetes.

    • Experience in Python development.

    • Experience working in Agile or Scrum environments.

    • Familiarity with OWASP security guidelines and best practices

    • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills along with excellent communication skills.
    • Experience with version control systems such as Git and build tools.

    • Knowledge of containerization and orchestration technologies such as Docker, and Kubernetes.

    Additional Information:

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

    Taiwan

    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.