Posted Aug 16

Nvidia is hiring a
Senior Staff Software Engineer - Database Platform

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

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. If you're creative and autonomous, we want to hear from you! NVIDIA has been transforming computer graphics, PC gaming, and accelerated computing for 30 years. It’s a unique legacy of innovation that’s fueled by phenomenal technology and outstanding people. Today, we’re tapping into the unlimited potential of AI to define the next era of computing. An era in which our GPU acts as the brains of computers, robots, and self-driving cars that can understand the world. Doing what’s never been done before takes vision, innovation, and the world’s best talent. As an NVIDIAN, you’ll be immersed in a diverse, encouraging environment where everyone is inspired to do their best work. Come join the team and see how you can make a lasting impact on the world.

As a Sr Staff Software Engineer, you will drive the design and development of scalable database platform systems in the cloud, using pioneering technology. Your responsibility will also include operating our existing infrastructure to the highest level of reliability and security. You will work side by side with NVIDIA engineers around the world, as an equal member of a team of high achievers. You will use modern software and agile approach to iteratively releasing software components to automate existing services in a secure and a sustainable manner.


What you will be doing:

  • Leading Database Platform software initiatives, including designing, automating, enhancing and sustaining our platform.

  • Practicing Agile development methodologies with iterative releases of fully functional solutions, including remediation of existing tech debt.

  • Collaborating with other engineering teams across NVIDIA to drive the execution of meaningful products for the business.

  • Building automation tooling and APIs on AWS, OCI, Azure and/or GCP.

  • Help in continuously setting the standard of our code quality and infrastructure design.

  • Participate in hiring across the org.

  • Mentor and upskill engineering peers and colleagues in the operational organization.


What we need to see:

  • Bachelors and/or Masters or equivalent experience in computer science or related field of study.

  • 8+ years of experience in software development.

  • 2+ years of experience in Database Platforms

  • Strong Infrastructure as Code (IaC) automation experience using Terraform CDK or a similar technology.

  • Strong systems engineering background in Linux or Windows.

  • Proficiency in simple yet efficient systems design.

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to a non-technical audience.

  • Expert with a cloud service provider including AWS, OCI, Azure or GCP.

  • Strong expertise with MSSQL, MongoDB, MySQL, or PostgreSQL.


Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Strong database design and performance expertise in database engines.

  • Experience with multiple public cloud service providers.

  • Comprehensive understanding of web applications security.

NVIDIA fosters an environment of growth, innovation, and creativity. Come join us and help build some of the future's most exciting advances.

The base salary range is $192,000 - $368,000. 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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