Senior Infrastructure Engineer, DRIVESim Cloud Development



Other Engineering
California, USA · Remote
Posted on Monday, January 22, 2024

We are seeking an Infrastructure Engineer to join our DRIVE Sim Cloud team at NVIDIA. In this role, you will be instrumental in crafting the future of autonomous vehicle technology. Autonomous vehicles are redefining the way we live, work, and play—creating safer and more efficient roads. These revolutionary benefits require massive computational horsepower and large-scale production software expertise. Tapping into decades-long experience in high-performance computing, imaging, and AI, NVIDIA has built a software-defined, end-to-end platform for the transportation industry that enables continuous improvement and continuous deployment through over the air updates. It delivers everything needed to develop autonomous vehicles at scale.

Simulation gives us the capability to test an autonomous vehicle in a near-infinite variety of conditions and scenarios before it even reaches the road, accelerating development time and improving the reliability of the self-driving stack at the same time. You will work in a dynamic environment where innovation and challenging the status quo are the norms. Your expertise in backend development and your extensive knowledge of multiple programming languages will drive the success of our groundbreaking DRIVE Sim Cloud platform. Come join us on this exciting journey to push the boundaries of technology and play a key role in creating a safer world!

What you will be doing:

  • Administering Kubernetes environments, optimizing for organizational needs and scalability.

  • Coordinating cloud infrastructures, ensuring operational efficiency, security, and scalability.

  • Implementing and optimizing workflow systems such as Airflow, Flyte, or Temporal for streamlined operations.

  • Maintaining advanced file systems, including Swift Stack and Ceph, to guarantee performance and reliability.

  • Handling databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, MongoDB, ensuring robust data management.

  • Using infrastructure as code (IaC) with tools like Ansible, Terraform and Packer for efficient deployment and management.

  • Employing Ansible for configuration management and automation of routine tasks.

  • Collaborating with teams for the integration and seamless deployment of infrastructure changes.

  • Proactively improving infrastructure security and monitoring systems to protect critical data and resources.

What we need to see:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years in infrastructure engineering, focusing on Kubernetes, cloud platforms, and large file systems.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to work in fast-paced environments.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Advanced degree in a relevant discipline.

  • Certifications in Kubernetes, AWS, Azure, Terraform, or Ansible.

  • Experience with additional cloud services and infrastructure automation tools like Chef or Puppet.

  • Contributions to relevant open-source projects or a strong GitHub presence.

  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in cloud architecture and containerization.

NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers. We have some of the most hard-working and talented people in the world working for us. If you're creative and passionate about developing cloud services, we want to hear from you!

The base salary range is 144,000 USD - 224,250 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.