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 have enabled 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, datacenter, mobile, and consumer. With SiFive, the future of RISC-V has no limits.

The SiFive Systems Engineering team is now hiring a Systems/DevOps Engineer to build and manage the systems and services that drive SiFive’s HPC environments.


  • Build and manage infrastructure in co-located data centers and the cloud using automation
  • Develop tooling to improve performance and enhance services
  • Ensure security of Linux-based systems using DevSecOps methodology
  • Maintain strong uptime of all systems and improve long-term reliability and scalability
  • Work with Engineering stakeholders to define architecture of systems
  • Conduct capacity planning and maintain equitable usage of SiFive compute farms
  • Conduct hardware benchmarking
  • Configure monitoring, alerting and log management across all systems
  • Develop and manage microservices running as containerized workloads
  • Administration of Public Cloud services such as AWS, Azure and GCP using automation

Experience and skills required:

  • 5+ years of recent experience managing Linux systems in a production environment
  • Strong experience with configuration management. Preferably Ansible.
  • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and automated server provisioning technologies
  • Strong problem-solving ability, and desire to implement innovative solutions
  • Solid experience in Bash, Python or other scripting language
  • Experience managing infrastructure both in physical data centers and in the cloud (preferably AWS)
  • Experience with Hashicorp tools such as Terraform, Vault and Packer
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes or other container orchestration platform
  • Solid experience setting up monitoring and telemetry systems such as Grafana, Nagios, Sensu and Ganglia

Nice to have:

  • Experience in the semiconductor industry and with EDA tools and licenses is a plus
  • Experience with job batching systems such as SLURM and LSF is a plus but not required
  • Strong experience managing roles and security in AWS is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Networking and Storage principles and protocols is a plus
  • Experience with JFrog Artifactory and Xray is a plus


SiFive is proud to be an equal employment opportunity workplace. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes flexible paid time off; flexible work environment; 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!
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