Senior Data Center Test Automation Engineer



Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 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 AI — the next era of computing — with the GPU-accelerated servers acting as the brain of modern data centers. The NVIDIA Datacenter System group is looking for a Data Center Software Development Engineer with an interest in automation, test and framework development, managing builds, driving integration, and supporting validation. This position offers the opportunity to make a broad impact across many projects while developing on internal solutions to enable system creation in the most optimized way.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Developing software to help automate and validate world leading AI data center platforms.

  • Managing software build, regression, and release processes to ensure a high level of code quality and robustness

  • Analyze, debug and resolve critical firmware and software issues, often under tight time schedules.

  • Managing multiple data center class platforms in a lab environment, developing and deploying processes to ensure a high level of uptime.

  • Collaborating across system engineering, characterization and validation engineering teams on software requirements and implementation.

What We Need To See:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Math, Computer Science, or Engineering field or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of experience in software development.

  • Experience using and administrating Linux systems.

  • Expertise in Python, C++ and associated build infrastructures (cmake, poetry, etc) and an understanding of object- oriented programming

  • Consistent track record of conceptualizing, designing, and implementing modular and robust software components with well-thought-out APIs and interfaces.

  • Deep knowledge of server systems including SBIOS, BMC, network, power, rack layouts, cabling, and experience with compute, storage and GPU servers.

  • Knowledge of out-of-band management protocols like IPMI/Redfish.

  • You love solving hard problems and can work independently or as part of a team. Ability to multitask effectively in a dynamic environment.

  • Expertise working with and managing version control systems (Git, Perforce) and CI/CD frameworks (Gitlab, Jenkins, Teamcity, etc)

  • Expertise with building and deploy software packages (RPM, DEB, etc) and container images (Docker, LXC, etc)

  • Excellent code quality practices and demonstrated experience working with unit test frameworks (pytest, googletest, etc)

Widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers, NVIDIA leads the way in groundbreaking developments in Artificial Intelligence, High-Performance Computing and Visualization. The GPU, our invention, serves as the visual cortex of modern computers and is at the heart of our products and services. Our work opens up new universes to explore, enables amazing creativity and discovery, and powers what were once science fiction inventions from artificial intelligence to autonomous cars. NVIDIA is looking for great people in multiple teams to help us accelerate the next wave of artificial intelligence, in Software, Hardware, Research and more. If you are creative and passionate, we want to hear from you!

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.