Manager, Data Center Infrastructure


Santa Clara, CA

Are you a person who likes to work in a fast paced organization? For two decades, NVIDIA has 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 personal computer games, movie production, product design, medical diagnosis and scientific research. Today, visual computing is becoming increasingly central to how people harmonize with technology, and there has never been a more exciting time to join our excellent team. NVIDIA is now passionate about innovation at the intersection of visual processing, high performance computing, and artificial intelligence.

Our data centers, and the thousands of servers installed in them, are the foundation upon which our creative products and services are delivered. Our customer base consists of hundreds of deeply intelligent engineers who continually provide us with complex problems to be solved. We are looking for a highly motivated Data Center Engineering lead to join our team. Having depth and breadth knowledge of working in data center facilities in a large-scale distributed environment is a strength you'll need. As well as refined people leadership skills. You should have deep knowledge and experience in at least one of the following core areas: Project Management, Hardware Operations, Network Operations or Data Center Operations.

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead highly impactful large and small scale data center projects.

  • Participate in the installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all production server hardware.

  • Contribute to the development of the global DC knowledge base

  • Lead teams to deploy new data center infrastructure, deliver server upgrades, integration, rebuild and other projects as required

  • Build plans to optimize power, cooling and network resources

  • Inventing the forecast to efficiently match supply to demand. Predict data center growth and scaling issues before they occur and implement solutions. You will acquire new facilities and optimize existing ones to support the business growth.

  • You are recognized for forward thinking and will support all DC teams to reduce potential risks to upcoming projects.

  • Hunt for and resolve issues as well as analyze data looking for trends and systemic issues. Implement process improvements and develop an innovative operational environment.

What we need to see:

  • You will have 8+ overall years of experience in large-scale data center hardware deployments, building data centers and directly lead data center relocation projects and 3+ years of managing a team.

  • BS, BA, or BEng degree in technical field, or equivalent experience.

  • Knowledgeable of Linux Ubuntu, CentoS, DGX OS (a plus), XenServer (a plus)

  • Knowledgeable in network switches (Arista), Mellanox InfiniBand (a plus), Ethernet connectivity, IP addressing and routing tables, VLANs, network mapping.

  • Knowledgeable in Supermicro, Dell RP series servers (preferred), HPE servers, NVIDIA DGX servers (a plus), Arista and Mellanox networking HW.

  • Experience working with fiber optic cables, including the inspecting, cleaning, and testing of these cables (preferred).

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of customers and staff.

  • Experience providing client-facing, direct customer support and service.

  • Experience with Data Center Build or Operations. You will be able to demonstrate a successful track record.

  • Ability to make decisions and work with minimal direction.

  • Proven experience in developing and reviewing MOP and SOPs, to minimize our operating risks.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • An obvious passion for getting things done in a fast-paced technology environment

  • Deep understanding of data center power and cooling infrastructure, of network and cabling infrastructure.

  • Experience with NetBox, CMMS, SNOW and Inventory Management tools.

  • You're a self-starter with an attitude for growth, continuous learning, and constantly looking to improve the team.

  • Attention to detail with superb interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively lead multiple priorities with a positive demeanor and strategic outlook.

  • Constantly look to improve the team and build strong business relationships

NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers. We have some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people in the world working for us. If you're creative and autonomous, we want to hear from you!

The base salary range is $132,000 - $253,000. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits.

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. ID:uDnQdo