Posted Aug 16

Nvidia is hiring a
Silicon Validation Engineer

Taiwan, Taipei • Taiwan, Taipei • 2 Locations
Full time

NVIDIA’s invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics, and revolutionized parallel computing. More recently, GPU deep learning ignited modern AI — 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 build our teams with the smartest people in the world. Join us at the forefront of technological advancement.


NVIDIA is currently seeking a Silicon Validation Engineer to work in NVIDIA’s SSG (Silicon Solution Group) team. NVIDIA builds world’s leading GPU’s and SoCs that power up AI, self-driving car etc. This position offers the opportunity to have real impact in a multifaceted, technology-focused company impacting product lines ranging from consumer graphics to self-driving cars and the growing field of artificial intelligence. NVIDIA is creating the future of computing and looking for passionate, dedicated, and forward-thinking individuals to help make that happen.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Participate in silicon bring-up & validation of new silicon with the objective of driving product to mass production

  • Plan, develop, and execute testing to validate a specific interface on the NVIDIA GPU/SoC silicons.

  • Develop chip diagnostic software and validation tools to perform characterization to ensure compliance to industry standards

  • Design or commission tools on evaluation platforms to automate and optimize characterization, data collection, test case execution, and results analysis

  • Find innovative solutions to complex silicon and system level problems in order to enable product shipment.

  • Debug ASIC and board issues related to logic design & signal integrity.

  • Architect essential next-generation product features and work in multi-functional teams to drive them to production.

  • Work alongside with system architects, chip and board designers, software/firmware engineers, HW/SW applications engineers, product managers, sales, and operations, in a fast-paced, high-energy, harmonious work environment to bring industry-defining products to the market.

  • Gain knowledge, experience, and best practices in validating a state-of-the-art GPU/SoC.


What we need to see:

  • Pursuing MS in EE, CE, CS, Systems Engineering or with 1 year work experience.

  • Familiar with PCB layout and high-speed board design issue

  • Good knowledge of signal integrity and analog interface characterization

  • Detail oriented, reliable, Self-motivated and able to work under pressure

  • Experienced with Python, JavaScript, C/C++, Windows, and Linux.

  • Good communication skills in English.

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.


Ways to Stand out from the crowd:

  • Good understanding on memory signaling/protocol (LPDDRX/GDDRX) is a plus

  • Strong programming skills (Perl/Python).

  • Experienced with lab tools (oscilloscopes, multimeters, logic analyzers)

  • Exposure to BIOS, drivers, and other software applications

  • Strive to be a standout colleague and be ready to work with global teams from diverse cultural backgrounds in a high energy environment

  • Knowledgeable in signal integrity, statistics, timing analysis, fault analysis, sampling, computer architecture, filters.


With competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, we are 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. Are you a creative design validation engineer with a real passion for crafting state-of-the-art GPUs/SoCs? If so, we want to hear from you!

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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