lowRISC is hiring

lowRISC C.I.C. is a not-for-profit company that aims to demonstrate, promote and support the use of open-source hardware - bringing the benefits of open-source to the hardware world. We are producing high-quality, security-focused, open, and flexible IP.

We are hiring for multiple positions to deliver on an exciting, high impact, open source hardware roadmap in collaboration with Google and other industry partners.

This is a great time to join our growing team and be part of the open source silicon revolution. We’re based in a friendly innovation space in the beautiful city of Cambridge, UK, near the University of Cambridge’s Department of Computer Science and Technology. Cambridge is home to a varied and lively tech cluster, arguably the most successful in Europe with more than 1,500 high-tech companies based in the area, employing more than 54,000 people.

photo of Hauser Forum where the lowRISC team are based

All our open opportunities are exciting positions for skilled engineers who will appreciate the freedom to explore and invent in the open. lowRISC also provides the opportunity to work within a team exploring the full hardware/software stack on a broad range of challenging projects.

You’ll be joining a team with expertise including processor and SoC design, with a particular focus on hardware security, design verification, RISC-V tools, and the LLVM compiler.

lowRISC culture is respectful, inclusive and professional. We’re in a ‘startup-style’ growth phase with some big and exciting projects underway, whilst strengthening and retaining the flexible, supportive and cheerful work environment which makes lowRISC a great place to work. We’re building our team in Cambridge, working in the same place most of the time, whilst supporting flexible working where we can.

If you’ve got any questions about working at lowRISC C.I.C., the application process, or about specific roles, get in touch with the team at

photo of Cambridge