San Mateo, CA
Sales
Full-Time

Senior Field Application Engineer (FAE)

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.
At SiFive, you will be part of a fun, engaging team and get an opportunity to grow with the company. You will work side-by-side with the founders of RISC-V and bring to fruition the new RISC-V architecture and enable its rapid adoption by implementing new tools, breakthrough design methods and services. We need people who are trail-blazers, aren’t afraid to take a chance, and don’t always “go with the flow”.
This is a hybrid role that combines the responsibility of a traditional FAE along with that of technical sales.  You will be responsible for providing technical support and working with prospective and current customers in a pre-sales role. The ideal candidate will have spent time supporting CPU IP Products in the past.
In the pre-sales role, you will work directly with potential customers to provides various pre-sale activities to develop and win new licensing and design-in opportunities for SiFive’s products, including RISC-V based CPU licensing.
It is important to develop strong, professional relationships with the key engineers, architects, and decision-makers at our partners and customer organizations. You will also participate in defining new products and/or services to meet the needs of customers. You will be expected to maintain a high standard of technical knowledge in relation to SiFive and its products, services, and competitors.

Responsibilities

  • Work with sales teams and take technical ownership of sales process
  • Provide pre-sales technical support
  • Gather customer requirements, feedback, and needs and provide timely input back to Product and Engineering Management teams
  • Support marketing activities as needed in the form of webinars, technical blog posts, trade show exhibits, etc.

Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, 7+ years experience
  • Experienced with CPU IP based on RISC-V, ARM, MIPS, or others
  • Experienced with embedded software development tools
  • Track record of successful customer engagements
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