Lead Design Automation Engineer - CI Architect/DevOps

SiFive

San Mateo, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 02/24/2021
  • Website: sifive.com
  • Company Address: 1875 South Grant Street Suite 600, San Mateo, CA, 94402

About SiFive

Freeing Silicon ... because Moore's Law only ends once
SiFive was founded by the creators of the free and open RISC-V architecture as a reaction to the end of conventional transistor scaling and escalating chip design costs.
SiFive's mission is to bring the power of open-source and agile hardware design to the semiconductor industry. SiFive reduces the cost to harness the performance and energy-efficiency of customized silicon, enabling whole new ranges of applications.

Job Description

SiFive is an idea-to-silicon company founded by the inventors of RISC-V to simplify the design and production of custom SoCs.

As the leading commercial provider of RISC-V processor IP, SiFive is on a mission to help engineers design custom chips for domain-specific solutions for many markets, including 5G, edge AI, enterprise networking, storage, and consumer devices.

Industry-leading innovators, including six of the top ten semiconductor companies, are working with SiFive thanks to our proven success, deep expertise, and rich partner ecosystem. With SiFive’s rich IP ecosystem and accessible design platform, every market has access to the development of workload-focused hardware needed to design next-generation products.

 

As a Lead Design Automation Engineer, you will be joining a small team to architect, build and maintain continuous integration systems that allow verification of SiFive’s generated RTL code and software across multiple targets including RTL models, physical design flows, performance models and FPGAs, both in our datacenter and on the cloud. You will work closely with multiple groups within the company to ensure that their continuous integration needs are met on an infrastructure and flow level. This is the perfect opportunity for a tool-focused DevOps or Software Engineer looking to expand their horizons and become more directly involved in developing innovative products in silicon.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop modular, reusable and scalable flows with a high level of automation to support design and verification of SiFive’s RISC-V Core IP product.
  • Create, deploy, support, and maintain frameworks for automating generation of CPU core performance data and other collateral.
  • Work on a team designing, deploying and supporting mission-critical infrastructure including: Continuous integration framework, Automated test-regression sub-systems, Grid compute system, Cloud compute environment.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience.
  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering.
  • Fluency in Groovy, Python, and Bash.
  • Strong understanding of the following concepts: Continuous Integration, filesystems, data-mining, optimization, webhooks.
  • Experience with the following tools: Jenkins, Git/Github, Slurm, Saltstack/Ansible.
  • Interest in building modular, scalable and resilient flows and tools.

 

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.
 
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
 
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 the place for you!
 
 
Notice to Staffing Agencies / External Recruiters:
Thank you for your interest in SiFive Inc. Please note that SiFive does not accept unsolicited resumes from external agencies unless contracted to fill a specific position. Agencies are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact SiFive employees directly in an attempt to present candidates – all applications must go through SiFive's internal recruiting team. Any third-party resume forwarded by agencies/external recruiters to a SiFive mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to SiFive employees, or to SiFive's resume database will be considered property of SiFive Inc and treated as a direct application. This exchange does not constitute an agreement between SiFive and the agency/external recruiter. SiFive reserves the right to contact the candidate directly. Employment agencies/external recruiters will receive no compensation from SiFive or its companies.

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