Senior Network Architect



Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

NVIDIA is the engine of modern artificial intelligence and Generative AI, the biggest technology breakthrough of our time. We're on a mission to make AI accessible to all, and we're seeking a passionate Sr Network Architect to join our cause. As part of our team, you'll dive deep into NVIDIA's Enterprise Platform ecosystem, mastering Grace CPUs, all forms of GPUs, NVIDIA-developed networking, and how to put it all together to build something incredible. Your expertise will be crucial in engineering products and solutions with server OEM and storage partners, ensuring NVIDIA is seamlessly integrated to optimize AI solutions.

This role is a unique blend of software architecture, infrastructure software engineering, and product design for the enterprise. You'll be crafting proof-of-concepts with partners that showcase a joint vision. Additionally, you'll collaborate closely with our product managers and engineering leaders to continuously enhance NVIDIA's Enterprise Platform offerings. Working at NVIDIA is all about efficiency and multiplying efforts; being a Sr Network Architect is at the nexus of this ethos.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leading, architecting, and implementing next-generation network designs with cutting edge purpose-built AI server and storage solutions all driven by software and automation

  • Immersing yourself in NVIDIA Enterprise Platforms: networking, CPUs, GPUs, the software that orchestrates them, and everything in between

  • Developing proof-of-concepts with partners that demonstrate the joint vision

  • Running virtual product reviews and setting the standard for benchmarking new solutions

  • Jumping in to solve issues as partners integrate with NVIDIA Enterprise Platforms

  • Working closely with NVIDIA product managers and engineering leads to refine and expand NVIDIA Enterprise Platforms

  • Customer zero: we build the best and we build it first

What we need to see:

  • 12+ years working as a Network Architect, Network Engineer, Product Architect, or similarly technical IT architectural experience with a focus on networking

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • Expert in NVIDIA networking using Spectrum InfiniBand and Ethernet HPC solutions including 400-800Gb+, BlueField DPUs, and software orchestration of networking configurations

  • SME in network design with Cisco, Arista, Aruba, etc. for benchmarking and performance analysis

  • A proven track record of collaborating on technical projects with cross-functional teams

  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to craft innovative solutions

  • Effective communication abilities and adept at translating complex technical details to diverse audiences

  • A passion for staying updated with the latest technological advancements in AI and related fields

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Advanced certifications or publications in networking, AI, virtualization, cloud services, or related fields – CCIE or similar qualification is a big plus

  • Experience leading high-impact projects or initiatives in innovative tech domains

  • Proactive contributions to open-source projects or active involvement in tech communities

  • Proven ability to mentor and uplift junior team members or peers

  • Unique problem-solving experience where non-traditional thinking led to breakthrough solutions.

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 in the world working for us. If you're creative and autonomous, we want to hear from you!

The base salary range is 156,000 USD - 247,250 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.