Nvidia Senior Tegra System Performance Architect in Santa Clara, California

We are now looking for a Senior*Tegra System Performance Architect:*


Do you want to be the part of the Artificial Intelligence Revolution? Would you like to work with world-class systems architects and deep learning experts to define the next generation System on Chips?

NVIDIA is developing processor and system architectures that are at the forefront of accelerating machine learning, building autonomous vehicles, and enabling other high-performance computing applications. We are building the most advanced SoC's in the world for these applications and are looking for SoC architects to join our effort.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to work with teams to maximize the potential of our SoC products, bringing together NVIDIA GPUs, custom processors and accelerators under the most extreme of conditions. Your role will be cross disciplinary, collaborating with other architects, software, ASIC design, verification, and platform teams. Our SoC architects excel at pushing the state of the art, while making the best engineering trade-offs.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work with product development teams to optimize application performance, taking advantage of diverse SoC hardware resources

  • Profile and debug SoC application performance, tracing through complex application/driver/OS software stacks

  • Build and use architectural modeling tools to drive hardware architecture decisions
  • Model and debug SoC hardware performance pre and post-silicon
  • Model performance, perf@watt, and perf/area, and analyze tradeoffs throughout the design process

What we need to see:

  • You have a MS or PhD degree in computer or electrical engineering with at least 5 years of architecture and/or software development experience, mapping applications to complex SoC hardware

  • Very strong software development skills (in C++) and a deep knowledge of OS/driver software stacks, e.g., Linux/QNX

  • You are comfortable communicating and solving issues at different levels from micro-architecture to system and software architecture
  • Excellent analytical, written, and verbal interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a global team


Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Additional software skills such as Driver/OS development, Real time software development and SystemC modeling

NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers. We have some of the most brilliant and talented people in the world working for us. If you're creative, autonomous and love a challenge, 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.

  • Posted 30+ Days Ago
  • Full time
  • JR1912722