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.

As a Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability (RAS) Architect, you will join our world-class architecture team to expand SiFive’s ability to efficiently provide RAS solutions for fault-sensitive markets.  RAS solutions that are low cost to develop, deploy, and make available are exponentially growing in importance to our customers.  This position is an opportunity to anticipate and solve RAS challenges in a truly unique and significant way; to impact RAS within SiFive and the wider community.


  • Contribute to an overall RAS solution portfolio that is seamless, coherent, and extensible.
  • Extend the RAS solution set across a widely configurable IP and unique development environment. 
  • Develop and extend RAS metrics to better assess current behavior and identify high priority RAS capability and solution gaps. 
  • Develop RAS solutions to close gaps in the RAS solutions and ensure deployment, as appropriate, across a wide product portfolio.
  • Collaborate with market specific architects to generalize specific solutions to apply them to other markets.
  • Collaborating with the Engineering teams to ensure optimal implementation of the defined fault mitigation solutions within individual IPs and across multiple connected IPs.


  • PhD or 5+ years of experience in RAS
  • Strong architectural background with experience in working with customers, engineering, and validation teams.
  • Experience with SoC and IP design flows from requirement definition and architectural design to physical implementation.
  • Familiarity with advanced CPU architectures and pipelines, and interconnect architectures.
  • Excellent analytical, written, and verbal interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a worldwide team.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills with experience in assessing and projecting how users experience faults.
  • Master's or PhD in a related technical field, e.g. computer science, electronic/computer engineering, etc.
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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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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