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Automotive and Embedded Hardware Application Engineer



Other Engineering
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

NVIDIA has been redefining computer graphics, PC gaming, and accelerated computing for more than 25 years. It’s an outstanding legacy of innovation that is fueled by extraordinary technology—and amazing people. Today, we are tapping into the unlimited potential of AI to define the next era of computing. An era in which our GPU acts as the brains of computers, robots, and self-driving cars that can understand the world. Doing what is never been done before takes vision, innovation, and the world’s best talent. As an NVIDIAN, you will be immersed in a diverse, supportive environment where everyone is inspired to do their best work. Come join the team and see how you can make a lasting impact on the world.

We are looking for an Automotive and Embedded Hardware Application Engineer to complement our team. Candidates will gain the knowledge to be responsible for all technical aspects of supporting customers with NVIDIA DRIVE and Jetson technologies. This will involve supporting customers from pre-sales activities through design to manufacturing, production and sustaining, as well as responding to all technical inquiries in a professional and proficient manner. The successful candidate should be a self-motivated individual who can prioritize multiple customer issues simultaneously and have good interpersonal skills. At the same time, you will need to understand team priority and be an outstanding teammate. We are looking for your expertise to complement our team!

What you will be doing

  • Working with customers to develop groundbreaking & new technologies through proof of concepts, all the way through productization

  • Working with worldwide teams to lead technical activities and customer support

  • Training customers on new NVIDIA technologies through hands-on workshops

  • Leading customer designs with NVIDIA advance Automotive and AI technologies

  • Taking an active role in assessing the technical details of customer projects

  • Reviewing schematic and PCB layout, and supporting customer design board bring-up

  • Diagnosing problems with customer designs and seek to solve technical issues

  • Development of technical support materials including customer specific documentation

What we need to see:

  • BS+ or equivalent experience in EE/CE/CS engineering field, along with 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge on processor/SoC interfaces (e.g. USB, SPI, UART, I2C, I2S, PCIe, CSI, HDMI / DisplayPort) and memory subsystem design, both at an electrical and protocol level

  • Knowledge of power supplies (e.g. PMIC, DC/DC, LDO)

  • Methodical hardware debugging techniques and proficient with using modern oscilloscopes

  • Capable of reading and navigating through hardware design collateral such as schematics, layout, technical specifications, and 3D CAD files

  • Strong interpersonal and excellent in oral and written communication

  • Possess strong organizational skills with a logical approach to problem solving, time management and task prioritization skills

  • Can-do attitude, self-motivated, capable of working with multi-functional teams to achieve mission goals with minimum supervision.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Experience with Automotive and/or Embedded systems

  • System level debugging skills including ASIC, digital/analog circuits, power, low-level software / firmware, thermal, EMC, reliability, etc.

  • Experience with PCB design - schematic / layout creation, PCB fabrication flow, board bring-up, and technical debug

  • Experience with low power design and power system optimization

The base salary range is 108,000 USD - 178,250 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.