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Lead High Performance Computing Engineer

Apply Now Job ID: R0000063147 schedule: Full time Location: 100 Mathilda Pl, Sunnyvale, California, United States, 94086;



The Lead High-Performance Computing Engineer will design and develop parallel computing algorithms for solving very large stream-computing and neural-computing problems on heterogeneous platforms including vector engines (AVX512), FPGAs, GPUs, and other types of super-computing hardware platforms. 


  • Design and develop parallel computing algorithms
  • Manage life-cycle of HPC products from inception to deployment
  • Research new parallelization paradigms for stream computing and neural computing
  • Explore new computing paradigms, including quantum computing, neuromorphic computing


  • PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering
  • Expert-level knowledge of C (or C++)
  • Ability to create, innovate, think out-of-the box
  • In-depth understanding of computer, processor architecture
  • In-depth understanding of shared-memory multiprocessor, multi-core programming
  • In-depth understanding of parallelization paradigms
  • Experience in designing and developing large-scale real-time systems
  • Deep understanding of Operating system kernels
  • Deep understanding of machine-level architecture and programming
  • Deep understanding of computer performance, benchmarking, latency, throughput
  • High-performance linear algebra libraries
  • Some familiarity with TensorFlow or similar
  • Conceptual understanding of Opencl, CUDA
  • Conceptual understanding of OpenMP
  • Ability to analyze systems at all levels
  • Ability to make decisions based on strict scientific analysis
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Understand application/software development and design
  • Collaborative personality, able to engage in interactive discussions with global team

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