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.
Package Design & Development Engineer

Package Design & Development Engineer

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).

We are looking for a passionate and innovative Package Design Engineer who is ready to forge ahead deploying a variety of packaging technologies to address exciting products in various end markets. You will be involved in the decision-making process in selecting the appropriate package types upfront and be able to provide your input as the die layout is being defined. You will be expected to provide hands-on design/layout and manage the development of your own projects with subcontractors, build prototypes, and coordinate the qualification. You will also be responsible for planning the ramp-up to production, and for all sustaining activities for high volume production.


  • Customer interface through the Sales group to aid in defining the optimum package for their specific application.
  • Working very closely with IP and Device Layout teams to provide package guidelines during die design. Some level of layout work will be involved.
  • Package development will include hands-on layout effort in the design of complex high-density packages, SI/PI analysis of design, and reviews and acceptance of including package design, analysis and reviews for a wide spectrum of packages: Flip-chip, BGA, CSP, 2.5D, MCM and lead frame products.
  • Coordinating Assembly activities from prototype builds through production to end-of-life, with emphasis on quality, yields, cycle time & cost reduction.
  • Collaborating with assembly subcontractors regarding process control & improvements, failure analysis, qualification, and documentation.
  • Developing systems & infrastructure to guarantee first pass success for design.


  • 1+ years of proven experience in package design; SI/PI analysis and broad familiarity with assembly manufacturing support and coordination. 
  • Knowledge of high-speed design requirements, interactive layout, and design quality assessment using SI/PI tools.
  • Comfortable with Cadence Package design Tools.
  • Familiar with Office suite of programs – Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook etc.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • BS degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Material Science

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 SiFive is the place for you!

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Thank you for your interest in OpenFive Inc. Please note that OpenFive does not accept unsolicited resumes from external agencies unless contracted to fill a specific position. Agencies are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact OpenFive employees directly in an attempt to present candidates – all applications must go through OpenFive's internal recruiting team. 

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