Posted Aug 16

Nvidia is hiring a
Senior System Software Engineer - Automotive Software

US, CA, Santa Clara • US, CA, Santa Clara • 2 Locations
Full time

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Senior System Software Engineer to join our dynamic Automotive Team and help us develop innovative, secure, and high-performance automotive systems. If you have a strong understanding of operating systems and computer architecture, experience in device driver development, strong C/C++ or Ada/SPARK programming skills, and enjoy solving complex problems, we want to hear from you! Join us in creating the future of automotive technology and be part of a team that is revolutionizing the industry. We are a leading artificial intelligence computing company and are paving the way with innovations in gaming, visualization, supercomputing, and self-driving cars.

NVIDIA gives automakers, tier-1 suppliers, automotive research institutions, and start-ups the power and flexibility to develop and deploy breakthrough artificial intelligence systems for self-driving vehicles. Our unified computing architecture makes it possible to train deep neural networks in the data center on the NVIDIA DGX™, and then seamlessly run them on NVIDIA's DRIVE platform inside the vehicle. Leading vehicle manufacturers, tier 1 suppliers, mapping and simulation companies, software and sensor providers, and startups around the world are developing on the NVIDIA DRIVE® platform to deliver the best solutions for the new world of mobility. As a Senior System Software Engineer in the Automotive team, you will get an opportunity to work on NVIDIA's latest SOCs, help tackle complex and important problems, and work alongside industry experts in diverse teams and projects.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Architect and develop safety (ISO26262) and security (ISO21434) compliant system software for NVIDIA DRIVE platform for autonomous vehicles

  • Architect simple and creative solutions for complex system problems, by decomposing the problem into smaller problems.

  • Design Real Time System Software solutions for NVIDIA Tegra SOC

  • Handle complex issues requiring interactions between components partitioned across the large software stack

  • Work with the ASIC teams and our vendors to enhance virtualization support in the SOC

  • Extensively use Formal Methods to develop high integrity software, benefiting from enhanced toolchain automation

  • Perform development & bring-up activities for next-generation Tegra SOC hardware

  • Architect solutions and tools to improve developer experience on DRIVE platform

What we need to see:

  • Bachelors/Masters or equivalent experience in Computer Science from a reputable engineering college

  • 3+ years of experience in System Software development on real time embedded systems

  • Strong understanding of computer architecture and operating system fundamentals

  • Strong C/C++ and/or Ada/SPARK programming and debugging skills

  • Hands-on experience with debugging tools like gdb, valgrind

  • A dedicated, action-oriented, strong teammate, who’s self-motivated with excellent analytical and interpersonal skills

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • In-depth knowledge of embedded systems and real time operating systems, like QNX and RT Linux skills

  • Good understanding of ARM architecture and writing low level software for ARM v8 based SOCs

  • Experience in taking features from inception to the product following Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) practices

  • Hands-on experience with formal methods, especially using TLA+ and Ada/SPARK toolchains.

  • Hands-on experience with performance analysis tools, such as gprof, perf, system analyzer tools

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 most talented people in the world working for us. Do you want to be one of them? If you're creative and self driven, we want to hear from you!

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