OpenFive is a solution-centric silicon company that is uniquely positioned to design processor agnostic SoC architectures with customizable and differentiated IP for artificial intelligence, edge computing, HPC, and networking solutions.OpenFiveoffers end-to-end expertise in architecture, design implementation, software, silicon validation and manufacturing to deliver high-quality silicon.
Field Application Engineering Manager

Field Application Engineering Manager

OpenFive, a SiFive business unit, is focused on custom silicon and differentiated IP solutions. Our teams thrive on working with leading-edge technology and implement innovative next-gen solutions for Artificial Intelligence, Cloud/Data Center, Networking and Storage applications.  We are truly global, with offices in Silicon Valley (HQ), CA, India (Bangalore & Pune), China (Shanghai), and Europe (France & Israel).

The ideal candidate will have some background in SoC IP, Ethernet and Memory Interfaces & SoC implementation. Prior experience in a customer facing support/pre-sales role and marketing in US/Asia would be added advantage.


  • Working with Sales, Application and Engineering teams and take technical ownership of customer accounts.
  • Understanding customer’s technical requirements & proposing solutions to help build best in class SoCs.
  • Owning and driving customer product evaluations, creating and performing product demos, running customer benchmarks or PPA analysis on customer configurations.
  • Providing technical product training to customers.
  • Representing the customer internally with an ability to clearly articulate detailed technical requirements to various internal team members.
  • Supporting Marketing activities as needed in the form of webinars, blog posts, writing application notes, assisting with tradeshows.


  • 8-10 years of proven experience in field applications engineering.
  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Experience with SoC IP based on Memory, Ethernet, Interlaken, or others.
  • Track record of successful customer engagements in US and Asia.
OpenFive 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 OpenFive is the place for you!
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