San Mateo, CA
Applications Engineering

Technical Writer

SiFive is the leading provider of market-ready processor core IP, development tools and silicon solutions based on the free and open RISC-V instruction set architecture. Led by a team of seasoned silicon executives and the RISC-V inventors, SiFive helps SoC designers reduce time-to-market and realize cost savings with customized, open-architecture processor cores, and democratizes access to optimized silicon by enabling system designers in all market verticals to build customized RISC-V based semiconductors.
SiFive is revolutionizing the semiconductor IP industry with openness and excellent user experience. We're changing the game by building innovative products such as the world's first SaaS product for generating custom CPU IP, custom chips, and so much more.
We're looking for a talented technical writer with an interest in programming to join our Applications Engineering team. We welcome everyone who is willing to bring fresh and new ideas to the table. So if you believe you're a great fit, please apply today!


  • Assemble product features and specifications into an organized document methodology
  • Creation and editing of MRDs (market requirements document) and PRDs (product requirements document)
  • Utilize automated document generation framework and provide usability feedback
  • Work with cross-functional teams (engineering, sales, marketing) to define content
  • Writing basic scripts for document creation and management using git


  • Bachelors Degree in Science or Arts
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computational Thinker
  • Outgoing, proactive, and can-do attitude


  • Command of the English Language
  • Able to provide examples of written works, technical or non-technical publications
  • Comfortable using Linux
  • Microsoft 365, GSuite, LucidCharts
  • Python, Scripting, Bash
  • GitHub
SiFive is proud to be an equal employment opportunity workplace. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes flexible paid time off, health, vision and dental benefits, 401(k) plan, employee stock option program, and much more. 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 place for you. Collaborate | Innovate | Empower