Posted Aug 16

Nvidia is hiring a
Principal Software Engineer, Jetson Embedded Platform

US, CA, Santa Clara • US, CA, Santa Clara • US, CA, Santa Clara
Full time

We are now looking for a versatile Principal Software Engineer / Architect for the Jetson Embedded Platform team. This is an outstanding opportunity to accelerate the pace of Jetson embedded systems development within NVIDIA. Using your expansive knowledge of embedded platforms, operating systems, and software architectures, you will work with a world-wide development team to take on the unique challenges of delivering the world's most powerful platform for crafting solutions for AI at-the-edge. Have you designed Linux-based embedded products through full product lifecycles and have a passion for hands-on building of innovative products? If so, this position is for you!

What you'll be doing:

  • As a member of the Jetson software team, you will define and expose the capabilities of Jetson and bring the latest generations of the world's leading AI at-the-edge platform to life.

  • Your success will depend upon a deep understanding of embedded platform software for sophisticated system-on-module designs, and your ability to contribute broadly from hardware platform analysis through boot firmware to the Linux kernel and operating system, including the specialized software SDKs that power the Jetson platform, from hardware bring-up through the full product lifecycle.

  • This position offers you the opportunity to lead and collaborate within a worldwide matrixed software development team and have broad impact within our highly multifaceted and technology-focused company.

  • Collaborating with hardware and product design teams to design and develop system-level software architectures for complex system-on-module embedded platform designs.

  • Analyzing and optimizing existing platform software architectures Design, code review and implementation of software across the full stack, from boot firmware to Linux kernel, device drivers, to niche hardware acceleration units for deep learning and computer vision. Designing, implementing, and improving system services to ensure scalability, reliability, efficiency, and security.

  • Resolving sophisticated system-level optimization and resource utilization challenges. Participating in a product development lifecycle that values high standards for clear requirements, software quality and performance.

What we need to see:

  • Bachelors (or equivalent experience) of Science or Master’s degree with 10+ years of proven experience in Linux and complex embedded systems development.

  • 15+ years of industry experience. Responsibility for developing and sustaining commercially available embedded products through a full product life cycle.

  • Excellent technical collaboration skills, ability to lead across teams.

  • Passion for extending your technical knowledge into new areas Strong analytical skills and proven success in problem-solving and achieving performance objectives.

  • Hands-on -- you actively develop high-quality software and are eager to mentor others, you devour technical specs for breakfast.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Contributions to open-source software projects, experience as a Linux contributor or maintainer.

  • Deep understanding of security principles, ability to analyze products and architectures to develop security assessments.

  • Experience with embedded microprocessor architectures such as Arm Cortex-R, RISC-V. NVIDIA is leading 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 new universes to explore, enables amazing creativity and discovery, and powers what were once science fiction inventions from artificial intelligence to autonomous cars. With competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, Nvidia is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers. We have some of the brightest people in the world working for us and, due to outstanding growth, our best-in-class engineering teams are rapidly growing. If you're a creative and autonomous engineer with a real passion for technology, we want to hear from you!

The base salary range is $268,000 - $414,000. 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 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.

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