Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Performance Engineer

Sunnyvale, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Overview:

Mellanox Technologies is looking for an experienced performance test engineer with specific focus on Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning in distributed environments. The position will be responsible for supporting the Marketing Development and Engineering groups and be focused around performance tuning, benchmarking, and performance modeling and analysis using Mellanox’s high speed interconnect solutions.

Responsibilities:

Develop and execute testing and results for performance of various machine learning frameworks with a focus on current networking products, and products under development to estimate future performance
Assist End-Users, ISVs and other software developers leveraging machine learning techniques to qualify and obtain optimal performance of their software products
Tune performance of customer codes and benchmarks
Characterize performance of distributed artificial intelligence and machine learning frameworks and applications
Work with Product Development and Engineering teams to develop test methodologies
Write papers, presentations and other reports to enable Mellanox marketing and sales to effectively communicate the performance advantages of Mellanox products
Active involvement with Marketing, and Applications Engineering for debug and customer problem solving
Basic experience working in a lab environment occasionally which may include some hardware troubleshooting (adapters/servers, etc)

Qualifications:

Required

B.S. degree in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience
Exposure to Deep Learning, Neural Networks, or related fields and a strong interest and desire to pursue them
Experience contributing to research communities and/or efforts, including publications at conferences
Experience in Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Algorithmic Foundations of Optimization, Data Mining or Machine Intelligence (Artificial Intelligence)
Programming experience in one or more of the following: C, C++, Python
Fast learner and be able to work independently as well as in a team environment with good written and verbal communication skills
Experience using performance analysis tools such as profilers, thread analyzers

Preferred

Large Scale Machine Learning experience
Experience with high speed networking, RDMA and RoCE technologies
Knowledge in multiple frameworks including TensorFlow, Caffe, Torch, CNTK or PaddlePaddle
2+ years of experience with HPC performance engineering or HPC applications areas including experience with parallel computing using MPI is desired
GPU programming experience
Knowledge with current hardware architecture and industry trends in cognitive computing is highly desirable
Real world problem solving skills and experience
Imagination, ambition, intense curiosity and a desire to showcase knowledge and expertise in current and future applications of machine learning / artificial intelligence
Local candidates/willingness to relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area preferred
Company Description:

About Us
Mellanox Technologies was founded in 1999 and has headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA and Yokneam, Israel. We are a leading supplier of innovative end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. We offer market-leading solutions that include adapter cards, switches, cables and software to support InfiniBand and Ethernet networking technologies. Our products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth and scalability. In addition, we serve a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise, data centers, cloud computing, big data and Web 2.0. We are constantly reinventing ourselves to stay ahead of the market and bring game-changing products and services to the industry.

About You
Mellanox is an incubator for talent. We are a strong believer in developing our people and giving them the tools to succeed. We have a very competitive compensation package as well as frequent internal product training to keep people updated on new technologies. We are a fast growing company with a positive energy that comes from our team members' internal drive to develop, market, sell and support cutting-edge products and services. Mellanox often promotes from within and there's a sense of family that comes from the top down. We are committed to the community and donate 1% of our annual profit to charity as well as participate in green initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint.

Benefits
Mellanox Technologies offers a competitive benefits program including medical, dental and vision insurance, 3-weeks’ vacation, 10-paid holidays, sick leave, x2 annual salary Life Insurance/AD&D, 401K with company contribution, ESPP, and Stock (RSUs). At Mellanox, the work of each individual makes an impact on the success of our company. If you are looking for a rewarding career, talented colleagues and a great environment where you can challenge yourself, grow and lead, Mellanox is the right place for you.

Additional Information:

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mellanox is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic characteristics, gender identity/expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and all other terms and conditions of employment. If you need assistance to perform your job duties because of a physical or mental condition, please let our Human Resources department know.