Senior Field Application Engineer (Senior Hardware Support)

At SiFive, you’ll be part of a fun, engaging team and be afforded the opportunity to grow within the company. You will bring 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”.


  • Work closely with Sales and BD teams to identify and leverage IP licensing and design wins opportunities.
  • Present and demonstrate technical details of products to the assigned accounts. Remove technical obstacles and provide a path to increase IP licensing.
  • Performance a technical management of the assigned accounts. Provide technical support in pre-sales opportunities as well as ownership of accounts support process in design-in.
  • Provide system design expertise and first pass architectural planning for products in early design stages.
  • Create and maintain good relationship with key accounts technical staff.
  • Feedback customer requirements and competition updates to both China & HQ product groups.
  • Support marketing activities as needed in the form of webinars, technical blog posts, trade show exhibits, etc.


  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, 5+ years experience.
  • Experienced with CPU IP based on RISC-V, ARM, MIPS, or others.
  • Experienced with SoC Design engineering. Working knowledge of Verilog/VHDL, Verification IP.
  • Track record of successful customer engagements.
  • Fluent in English, able to work and communicate at a detailed or a high level, as situation requires.
  • Flexible, willing to adapt to changing responsibilities and assignments.