Posted Aug 16

Nvidia is hiring a
Software Configuration Management Engineer

India, Bengaluru
Full time

For two decades, we have pioneered visual computing, the art and science of computer graphics. With our invention of the GPU - the engine of modern visual computing - the field has expanded to encompass video games, movie production, product design, medical diagnosis and scientific research. Today, we stand at the beginning of the next era, the AI computing era, ignited by a new computing model, GPU deep learning. This new model - where deep neural networks are trained to recognize patterns from massive amounts of data - has shown to be deeply effective at solving some of the most complex problems in everyday life.

NVIDIA runs one of the largest Perforce installations in the world, and a very large Git installation as well. Our Software Configuration Management (SCM) Tools and Infrastructure group is looking for a top SCM architect. You will tackle the challenges that we face with operating at scale to produce a best-in-industry solution and enable us to continue to provide unprecedented performance and reliability for our users. You will work in our team to engineer new solutions to scale our Perforce and Git infrastructure to handle large and ever-growing load and data volume. You will design and code processes and automation tools to improve productivity managing and administering the SCM systems and applications used by our globally distributed engineering teams.

What you'll be doing:

  • Responsible for the full SCM environment including application, OS, and server hardware components, developing the continued automation and innovation needed for our large environment

  • Create new solutions to improve the reliability and performance of our ever-growing infrastructure, and work with automated orchestration tools to deploy those improvements to hundreds of systems worldwide

  • Be part of a global team and will evaluate technology alternatives, work closely with other project members to specify solutions, craft schedules, and lead ongoing enhancements and support

  • Learn and greatly improve the daily productivity of the world’s top chip designers and software engineers

What we need to see:

  • MS (preferred) or BS in Computer Science (or equivalent experience) or a related field

  • At least 3 years of experience

  • Deep understanding of Software Configuration Management (SCM) processes and tools such as Perforce, Git, Subversion, or ClearCase for large, multi-site development

  • You've configured/deployed Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) systems in your past experience

  • Excellent interpreted language skills highly desired – Object Oriented Perl or Python preferred

  • Strong object-oriented programming and design pattern knowledge and background - Object Oriented Perl, Python, C++, or Java preferred

  • Strong software engineering process skills required

  • Experience with databases, MySQL or Postgres preferred, experience with NoSQL databases a plus

  • Experience with DevOps or system administration with Linux systems required (CentOS/RHEL and Ubuntu preferred)

  • Strong experience with automation required, Ansible or Puppet preferred

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication

  • You are comfortable and enjoy working with dynamic and ever evolving environments

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Meticulous organizer with an ever positive, can-do attitude

  • Demonstrate use of out-of-box thinking for creative solutions to highly sticky problems

  • Fun and enthusiastic teammate who enjoys a challenge and celebrates success

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