Senior System Software Engineer - Power and Performance



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

NVIDIA’s 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 deep learning — 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 establish teams with the most thoughtful people in the world.

NVIDIA is seeking an exceptional Senior System Software Engineer to join the GPU System Perf and Power Management Software team to help us build power-efficient and performance-leading SOC's. As a GPU system software engineer, you will work with a team of versatile software and hardware engineers involving a wide variety of technologies. You will play a key role in power management software architecture, design, and implementation; and support the GPU architecture and validation of our next generation of processors before they are made to launching the product.

What you will be doing:

  • Define, design, and develop GPU system software components with focus on power and performance.

  • Drive and resolve complex technical issues independently across multiple teams and technical disciplines.

  • Influence next generation GPU architecture and system software by creating internal architecture specification and design specification.

  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with local and remote teams.

What we need to see:

  • 5 years of industry experience in system software or related field.

  • B.S. or higher degree (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science/Engineering and related field.

  • Strong programming skills in C, Solid background in operating system internals, device driver, real-time embedded operating system, algorithms, and data structures.

  • In depth knowledge low level power management fundamentals like DVFS, HW and SW based close loop controllers, and Power saving features such as PG and CG.

  • Must be able to work closely with both hardware designers as well as other driver engineers to create new features and solutions.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Architecture and design experience in software power management and optimization.

  • Prior experience in designing real-time software controllers.

  • Working experience in system software, operating system internals, kernel modules, and device driver.

  • Experience with SoC power management problems.

Widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers, NVIDIA offers highly competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. As you plan your future, see what we can offer to you and your family

The base salary range is 148,000 USD - 276,000 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.