Sr. Field Application 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. 

Are you ready?  

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:

 

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.
 

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. 
 

Are you ready?  


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.


Responsibilities:
●Independently own, manage, and drive customer engagements - including evaluations, product demos, run customer benchmarks, PPA analysis, FPGA bring-up, and more.
Work hand-in-hand with the sales team and take technical ownership of the sales process.
Independently and proactively seek out answers and devise solutions with ingenuity.
Understand and interpret customers’ technical requirements & propose solutions to help build best-in-class RISC-V SoCs.
Be the voice of the customer internally with an ability to clearly articulate detailed technical requirements to various internal stakeholders.
Support Marketing activities as needed, in the form of webinars, blog posts, writing application notes, supporting trade-shows, etc.

Requirements:
BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or other engineering discipline along with 8+ years of proven industry experience.
In-depth, working knowledge of CPU architecture and SoC architecture.
Hands-on expertise with either HW development (RTL/implementation flows,
verification/validation, backend flows, FPGA flows) or SW development (C/assembly, OS/RTOS, IDEs, Compiler/Debuggers) is a strong plus. 
Track record of successful customer engagements.
Self starter, able to work independently, and able to take ownership & initiative in driving
technology/product interactions with the customer. 
Willing to travel & be in front of customers 25% of the time.

Bonus:

Experience with CPU IP based on ARM, MIPS or RISC-V is a plus. 
Experience with automotive safety/FuSA development/deployment methodologies is a plus.

Pay & Benefits

Consistent with SiFive values and applicable law, we provide the following information to promote pay transparency and equity. We have a market-based pay structure which varies by location.  Please note that the base pay range is a guideline, and our compensation range reflects the cost of labor in the U.S. geographic market based on the location of the role. Pay within these ranges varies and depends on job-related knowledge, skills, and relevant work experience. 

For candidates who receive and offer, the starting salary will vary based on various factors including, but not limited to, such qualifications as, skill level, competencies, and work location.  The range provided may represent a candidate range and may not reflect the full range for an individual tenured employee.

Base Pay Range

$0.00-$0.00

In addition to base pay, this role may be eligible for variable/ incentive compensation and/ or equity.  In addition, this role is eligible for a comprehensive, competitive benefits package which may include healthcare and retirement plans, paid time off, and more! 

Additional Information:

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

United States of America

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.

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