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Senior LLVM Compiler Engineer

Senior LLVM Compiler Engineer

Website SiFive

We bring RISC-V, software, and silicon experts together to innovate with a modern, software-driven approach to semiconductors.

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. For more information, please visit

Our LLVM based, world class compiler technology is the backbone of the SiFive software stack that enables SiFive high-performance Linux-capable cores and SiFive Intelligence processors. The compiler team’s mission is to deliver cutting-edge performance in SiFive products while working with the community to advance RISC-V architecture and ISA extensions.  SiFive is an active participant in the RISC-V ecosystem that opens a vast opportunity to develop the next generation of computer architecture and compiler technology. SiFive engineers are active members and maintainers in many open source projects, and our mission is to work with and drive the RSIC-V ecosystem.

We are looking for a solid senior LLVM compiler team member with proven experience in compiler technology such as SSA-based global optimizations, auto-vectorization, ISA extensions, and high-performance computing. The candidate should demonstrate a track record in cross-team collaboration and in delivering high quality compiler products.


  • Work with SiFive’s LLVM compiler team in improving performance for the SiFive Intelligence processor family.
  • Work with SiFive’s benchmarking teams in analyzing performance results and suggesting new compiler optimizations.
  • Work with SiFive’s compiler and release teams in releasing timely compiler toolchains for use by SiFive software and hardware teams.


  • Degree in computer science or engineering.
  • 3+ years of experience in compiler technology.
  • Experience with open source contributions.
  • Experience with hardware specific optimizations such as SIMD or other specialized accelerators.

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