Senior Hardware System Architect

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Job Description

We are now looking for a Senior system and high-speed interconnect (HSIO) architect! NVIDIA is seeking outstanding system architects to design the next generation GPU system interface. This position offers the opportunity to have a real impact in a dynamic, technology-focused company impacting the field of artificial intelligence and product lines ranging from consumer graphics to self-driving cars. We have crafted a team of extraordinary people stretching around the globe, whose mission is to push the frontiers of what is possible today and define the platform of tomorrow.

What you’ll be doing:

  • As a member of the architecture team, you will be responsible for understanding how the HSIO sub-system modules interoperate and interact with overall system
  • You will architect and plan features in concert with software, hardware, and verification teams across the globe to implement the next iteration of GPUs
  • Create functional and performance models, often in python (or C++), along with test plans to validate the features you design
  • Actively support post-silicon validation activities
  • Constantly learning and growing!

What we need to see:

  • Proven ASIC microarchitecture expertise, ideally with ASIC design, verification, and bring-up experience. The ideal candidate will be skilled in modeling ASIC blocks for performance, power, and area optimization.
  • BS or MS in Compute Architecture, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering (or related degree) or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Perl or Python
  • At least 5+ years of meaningful work experience
  • Course work or industry experience in Computer Architecture, Operation systems, and/or system architecture
  • Industry experience in high-speed interconnect protocols like PCIE (or similar)

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Knowledge of memory isolation and security, firmware, process scheduling, OpenGL, DX, CUDA, DL/ML
  • Work experience coding in C or C++

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. Do you want to work at the boundary of software, hardware, and forefront of technology? Would you love the challenge of crafting the highest performance chips in the industry? If so, we want to hear from you.

The base salary range is 144,000 USD - 270,250 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.

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.

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