Senior Firmware Architect - Server Manageability

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Job Description

NVIDIA’s invention of the GPU in 1999 fueled 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. Are you ready to change the next generation of computing? Join us at the forefront of technological advancement.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Designing, implementing, and delivering innovations for managing GPU based AI servers with focus on OOB management, firmware development, server architecture and building systems for the enterprise.
  • Leading design or server manageability and security design concepts.
  • Designing system level solutions including complex hardware and firmware interactions.
  • Designing and developing solutions using industry standard APIs such as Redfish, OpenBMC, DMTF PLDM/MCTP and OCP standards.
  • Contributing and driving open standards.
  • Driving a global team of firmware developers to achieve program success with high quality using NVIDIA Product Design Life Cycle.
  • Presenting to partners on current and future design concepts.
  • Providing hands-on technical oversight and support to early NVIDIA technology adopters.
  • Working with security team to ensure developed code is in line with product security goals.
  • Working closely with hardware teams to influence hardware design and review HW architecture & schematics.
  • Working with QA/Test architects to come up with proper test tools and automation for qualifying the whole system software and firmware stack.

What we need to see:

  • Domain expertise in Firmware development on X86 or ARM Platforms including BMC-BIOS communication, thermal management, power management, firmware update, device monitoring, firmware security, etc.
  • Solid experience of end-to-end delivery of high-end enterprise servers from definition to customer deployment.
  • Solid understanding of low-level interfaces between SBIOS, BMC and OS like I2C/SPI/PCIe/JTAG etc. PCIe enumeration, IO at platform level for enterprise systems.
  • Domain expertise in designing and developing solutions using industry standard APIs such as Redfish, OpenBMC, DMTF PLDM/MCTP and OCP standards.
  • Experience working closely with global partners and customers.
  • Experience with C/C++ development, bash/python for scripting, and debugging skills in embedded Linux operating environments.
  • You should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, good work ethics, high sense of team-work, love to produce quality work and commitment to finish your tasks every single day. You are a self-starter who loves to find creative solutions to exciting problems.
  • Master’s Degree, or a PhD; in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 10 years of experience, with demonstrated strong ability as individual contributor.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Contributor to industry standards like Open Compute, IPMI, DMTF Standards, and open source.
  • Proven record in delivering BMC or equivalent manageability stack for enterprise servers.

The base salary range is 216,000 USD - 414,000 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.

Company Info.


NVIDIA’s invention of the GPU sparked the PC gaming market. The company’s pioneering work in accelerated computing—a supercharged form of computing at the intersection of computer graphics, high performance computing and AI—is reshaping trillion-dollar industries, such as transportation, healthcare and manufacturing, and fueling the growth of many others.

  • Industry
    Cloud computing,Video games,Computer software,Semiconductors,Computer hardware,Consumer electronics,Artificial intelligence
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  • Location
    2701 San Tomas Expressway, Santa Clara, CA 95050, USA
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