Senior System Software Engineer, OpenBMC



Software Engineering
Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

NVIDIA’s invention of the GPU in 1999 fueled the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics, and revolutionized parallel computing. More recently, GPU deep learning ignited modern AI — the next era of computing — with the GPU acting as the brain of computers, robots, and self-driving cars that can perceive and understand the world. Today, we are increasingly known as “the AI computing company.” We're looking to grow our company, and form teams with the smartest people in the world. Join us at the forefront of technological advancement. Are you ready to change the next generation of computing? Join us at the forefront of technological advancement.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Responsible for implementing the Unified Firmware architecture and System management software across NVIDIA server platforms.

  • You should be able to architect and design software with minimal mentorship. Developing and reviewing code, reviewing design documents, use-case and test plan review.

  • Encouraged to write automated unit test suites for each implemented module and maintain detailed unit test case reports.

  • Work with security team to ensure developed code is in line with product security goals

  • Drive product life cycles with QA teams to productize the module and be responsible as a product owner. Provide software quality reports based on static analysis, code coverage, CPU load.

What we need to see:

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, and 5+ years of experience.

  • Domain expertise in Open BMC or AST2500/AST2600 Firmware development experience on X86 or ARM Platforms. OOB or In-band System Management experience with exposure to DMTF standards IPMI, PLDM, MCTP and Redfish etc.

  • Excellent understanding of distributed systems with hands-on coding experience on IPC and RPC frameworks. Deep understanding on REST architecture style especially JSON over HTTPs.

  • Programming and scripting skills using C/C++, Bash, Python, Go etc. both for Linux user-space programs and system programs with thorough code reviewing skills.

  • You should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, good work ethics, high sense of teamwork, love to produce quality work and commitment to finish your tasks every single day. You are a self-starter who loves to find creative solutions to challenging problems

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Contributor to industry standards like Open Compute, OpenBMC, IPMI, DMTF, Redfish and open source.

  • Expertise in system software and platform security for x86 or ARM based Rack/Blade server systems.

NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers. We have some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people on the planet working for us. If you're creative and autonomous, we want to hear from you! We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.