SW - Operating System Developer


Toronto, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 12/29/2020
  • Website: nuviainc.com
  • Company Address: , Santa Clara, CA, 95054

About Nuvia

Headquartered in Santa Clara, NUVIA was founded on the promise of reimagining silicon design for high-performance computing environments. The company is focused on building products that blend the best attributes of compute performance, power efficiency and scalability.

Job Description

As an Operating System Developer, you are responsible for working with a team of engineers that will develop software for a future server class platform. You will collaborate both internally, and externally with upstream communities (examples include the Linux, BSD, and Windows ecosystems), as well as with appropriate standards bodies. You will have an opportunity to engage broadly with our customers and third parties on enablement of new platforms, and optimizations in our microarchitecture.

Minimum qualifications

    • BS / MS in an engineering discipline (or equivalent professional experience) with 5 years experience in Operating Systems development for Linux or Windows
    • Strong grasp of Computer Architecture concepts, including high performance server class architectures, weak memory models, and server platform design/constraints
    • Proficient in C, assembly language, and build systems
    • Self-starter who takes initiative and brings technical leadership
    • Good understanding of distributed revision control systems

Preferred qualifications

    • Experience in maintaining server class platform support for various Operating Systems, including commercial Linux distributions or Windows server
    • Strong grasp of Computer Architecture concepts leveraged by modern high performance server-class platforms, knowledge of performance tradeoffs
    • Deep expertise in UEFI, ACPI, PCIe, and other related server specs

Role and Responsibilities

    • Assist in the definition of future server class SoCs and platforms
    • Lead the creation of optimizations and drivers for server class platforms, focused on ensuring that existing Operating Systems run well, while identifying strong opportunity for enhancements that can improve performance on our hardware
    • Collaborating with the performance team to understand areas of hw optimization

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