Hardware Test Engineer



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Software Engineering, Other Engineering, Quality Assurance
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, December 17, 2023

NVIDIA has continuously reinvented itself over two decades. Our invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked 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. NVIDIA is a “learning machine” that constantly evolves by adapting to new opportunities that are hard to resolve, that only we can seek, and that matter to the world. This is our life’s work, to amplify human inventiveness and intelligence. NVIDIA is seeking a Hardware Test Engineer to build, debug and manage global HW infrastructure for silicon validation. The complex nature of the hardware creates interesting challenges. Therefore, someone with solid understanding and innovative thinking is required to support meeting critical breakthroughs. As part of the Silicon Solutions Team, we are responsible for productizing NVIDIA's chips into groundbreaking consumer, professional, server, mobile, and automotive solutions.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Oversee the functionality of Hardware Farm which is a large collection of GPU, Soc and CPU system unified by SW

  • Execute system level test plans on GPU through an automated test farm infrastructure and assist in any initial triage of failures

  • Perform HW and SW debugs involving PCB, Voltage Regulators, OS, Driver, Firmware, etc.

  • Create test plans and scripts to run sanity checks on farm system ensuring HW and SW integrity

  • Work with multiple SW tools involved in automation to identify and fix any infrastructure or script issues

  • Coordinate with global farm team and silicon validation teams to ensure timely availability of farm systems by resolving technical challenges

  • Drive critical debus by pulling in resources within and outside the team

  • Collaborate with the Farm-Development team and location-based PIC to enhance the farm process and infrastructure

  • Apply proactive problem-solving abilities to address issues in the farm infrastructure and drive to closure

What We Need to See:

  • B.E/B. Tech in ECE or equivalent experience or CSE

  • 2 to 4- years of experiences in the HW/Silicon domain

  • In-depth knowledge of various motherboard platforms, SoCs, PC Hardware and components, network connections

  • Seeking strong expertise in diverse operation systems, emphasizing profound knowledge of Linux OS internals and scripting capabilities (Python, Perl and TCL)

  • Excellent coordination and interpersonal skills to effectively convey technical information and collaborate across global teams

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities to address complex hardware and software issues in the lab and farm infrastructure

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and guide team members, nurturing a collaborative and growth-oriented environment

With competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers. We welcome you join our team with some of the most hard-working people in the world working together to promote rapid growth. Are you passionate about becoming a part of a best-in-class team supporting the latest in GPU and AI technology? If so, we want to hear from you.

The base salary range is 92,000 USD - 155,250 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.

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