NVIDIA

Senior SoC Architect - Hardware

NVIDIA

April 30, 2021


We are now looking for a Senior Hardware SoC Architect for our Tegra team:
Do you want to be 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 SoC?
NVIDIA is developing processor and system architectures that are at the forefront of accelerating machine learning, automotive and 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 chance to define future aspects of our architectures that bring together NVIDIA GPUs, custom processors and accelerators into a single chip. Your role will be cross-disciplinary, working with software, ASIC design, verification, physical design, VLSI 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:

  • Hardware architecture end-to-end lifecycle ownership

  • Drive Architecture/Software/Hardware co-design and collaboration on features set

  • Perform performance, perf @ watt, perf / sq. mm modeling or analysis and track through design (where applicable)

  • Hardware specification authoring, review, and System C model development (where applicable)

  • Architectural validation plan and execution

  • Review downstream specifications and verification plans in ASIC, software and/or platform to ensure requirements are followed

  • Post-Silicon production support with silicon debug and publishing of customer documentation

  • Industry standards tracking & 3rd party IP technical evaluation

  • Patenting novel parts of system architecture

What we need to see:

  • Bachelors, Masters or PhD degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience

  • 8+ years of architecture, design and/or verification experience

  • You have meaningful industry expertise in SoC architecture definition - Clocks, Resets, Automotive safety, Interconnects, Memory Controller, Boot, Virtualization, Power Management, Security, System Performance, IO technologies, (PCIE, Camera Interfaces, etc), Multimedia accelerator pipelines, CPU/GPU coherency, Platform integration

  • You are comfortable communicating and solving issues at all levels of architecture definition from micro-architecture to system level to software architecture

  • Excellent analytical, written, and verbal interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Automotive Functional Safety expertise, working experience with ISO26262 standard.

  • System C or C++ development skills, or relevant programming experience.

  • Inventions in one or more domains relevant to SoC architecture.

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