Senior System Power Validation and Applications Engineer



Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Our technology has no boundaries. Nvidia is building the world’s most groundbreaking and brand-new compute platforms for the world to use. It’s because of our work that scientists, researchers, and engineers can advance their ideas. At its core, our visual computing technology not only enables an amazing computing experience, but it is also energy efficient! We pioneered a supercharged form of computing loved by the most fast-paced computer users in the world - scientists, designers, artists, and gamers.

It’s not just technology though, It is our people, some of the brightest in the world, and our company's diverse culture makes NVIDIA one of the most fun, innovative and dynamic places to work in the world. We are now looking for a Senior System Power Validation & Applications Engineer in the Datacenter System Engineering Team. Power supplies are the cores of any hardware product. Our power team leads and partners with the industry in developing efficient solutions of density, performance, transient response, manageability, scalability, manufacturability, reliability, security, protection, and cost. You will gain a deep understanding of data center architecture and power requirement of our computing systems, and you will contribute to the overall robustness of integration, system power validation, and management, collaborate with ODM’s in joint development, and debug power system issues of our HGX and DGX products.

What you'll be doing:

  • Implement datacenter system power validation requirements and permutations of alternates

  • Perform validation of system power integration and management such as telemetry and protection of HGX/DGX products

  • Collaborate, provide feasibility analysis, present options and review of ODM power solutions

  • Manage and execute system power bring up, triage, and debug

  • Collaborate with power vendors to resolve issues

  • Design and simulate power solution test platforms

  • Provide feedback and improvement to future product and power solution roadmap

  • Work closely with the power design, power validation, system design and system validation teams, and vendors to root cause bugs and issues

What we need to see:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Power Electronics/Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineer, or related degree required (or equivalent experience)

  • 8+ relevant years of experience

  • Proven understanding of power electronics fundamental, with experience in closed-loop control, innovative 48V topologies, high power density architecture, Power Distribution Network (PDN) impedance analysis, power devices, and power management

  • Deep technical knowledge of telemetry and protection management, design for debugging, security, safety and reliability, and failure analysis

  • Experience with power circuit design, magnetic design, modeling, failure analysis, performance analysis, bring up, debug, and verification

  • Proficiency with design & simulation tools, lab equipment setup, and troubleshooting skills

  • Team-oriented demeanor, excited in solving multi-disciplinary challenges in fast-paced multi-layered environments

  • Good verbal, written communications skills, organized, team-oriented, effective within management, collaborators, peers, suppliers, and customers

  • Strong leadership, facilitation, problem-solving, and program management skills are required to be successful in this role

If you are passionate about tackling hard problems on power supply technology, you will love working here! At the center of NVIDIA's work ethics are our core values like innovation, excellence and determination, and team, which guide us to be the best we can be.

The base salary range is 152,000 USD - 287,500 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.