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Vice President, Software

Santa Clara, CA — Full-time

Join the most cutting-edge and well-funded hardware startup in Silicon Valley as our Vice President of Software. Our mission is to reimagine silicon and create computing platforms that will transform the industry. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most talented and passionate engineers in the world to create designs that push the envelope on performance, energy efficiency and scalability. We offer a fun, creative and flexible work environment, with a shared vision to build products to change the world.

As the Vice President of Software, you are responsible for leading our software engineering teams in organizational design and strategy, technical direction. external engagements with partners and customers and tight integration with the silicon engineering teams. 

You will define software architecture and requirements for data center solutions, engage in customer programs, drive a developer relations and ecosystem partner programs and help build our world class engineering team. You will be responsible for ensuring that we deliver the highest quality software compatibility and support for our leading-edge microarchitecture.

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Preferred qualifications

  • BS / MS in an engineering discipline (or equivalent professional experience) with 15 years. of experience working with server ecosystems, open source, etc.
  • Highly proficient in computer architecture concepts such as data coherency, PCIe, NVDIMM, virtualization and ARM based servers
  • Work experience in delivering high performance server class compute architectures and platforms
  • Experience in collaborating with customers and enabling platform design
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and brings collaborative technical leadership
  • 10 years+ of experience in building software stacks for server class platforms
  • Experience in working “upstream first” with the Linux kernel community
  • Deep knowledge of server platform specifications such as SBSA, SBBR, PCIe, UEFI, ACPI and TPM
  • Strong grasp of the Arm ServerReady compliance program
  • Good knowledge and experience with ODP reference model
  • Experience leading a global software development function
  • Strong and proven experience in driving CI/CD methodologies and agile software development practices

Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead the definition of future server class SoCs and platforms and collaborate with silicon designers and software teams on features for compatibility, power, performance and scalability
  • Engage with key customers on data center programs and partnerships
  • Drive the software enablement of platforms through the open source community
  • Assist in definition and participate in the development of an ecosystem partnership program with major industry partners
  • Establish engagements within the Open Source community, and ultimately build an “upstream first” Open Source developer program that builds our reputation for understanding the community and doing things “the right way” from day one
  • Assist in identifying skills requirements and further enhancing our team
  • Drive the collective software team through all phases of silicon product life cycle including design, implementation, verification, bring-up, deployment and sustainment
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