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System Software Engineer - GPU



Software Engineering
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

We are seeking software engineers to work on next-generation graphics and computing products. Our charter is to build the most stressful set of applications a GPU or high performance computing server would see in its life cycle. The best candidates will have strong C++ programming skills, thorough knowledge of graphics concepts and algorithms, a solid foundation of systems software with emphasis on OS fundamentals, and a deep understanding of current generation PC/hardware architecture. Excellent communication skills and a dedication to meticulous engineering practices are a requirement. As a system software engineer, you will extensively use your knowledge of operating systems, algorithms, and computer architecture to provide robust and efficient solutions to validate and test next generation processors.

What you'll be doing:

  • Working closely with architecture, hardware and driver teams through the product development life cycle of computing and graphics processors, as well as compute products.

  • Responsible for crafting software tools and infrastructure required for new chip development, validation, and productization.

  • You will assess new hardware features and architect manufacturing diagnostic tests using pre-beta CUDA and OpenGL extensions.

  • This job will require an understanding of our hardware and software architectures.

What we need to see:

  • BS or MS degree in one of the areas of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

  • 6+ years proven experience in a related hardware/software position

  • Strong C/C++ programming skills

  • Familiarity with PC architecture, and ability to work close to the hardware

  • Background with PCIE, Nvlink or server product technologies like Infiniband, Ethernet is a plus

  • Previous experience of working on a large system software code base is preferable

  • Very strong problem solving and debugging skills

  • Ability to self-manage, show leadership, and have good interpersonal skills

With competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers. We have some of the most forward-thinking and talented people in the world working for us and, due to unprecedented growth, our elite engineering teams are rapidly growing. If you're a creative and autonomous engineer with a real passion for technology, we want to hear from you.

The base salary range is 180,000 USD - 339,250 USD. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits. NVIDIA accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.