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Red Hat GPU/Accelerator Senior Software Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for an experienced developer to join us as a Senior Software Engineer in our growing Accelerator team to build the GPU/Accelerator infrastructure that supports AI/ML and GPU compute frameworks. In this role, you will help build, support, develop and maintain the GPU and Accelerator-related components for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). You will work across the organization to create the foundation for our layered products, such as Red Hat OpenShift AI and RHEL AI. These primary components include Accelerator frameworks, such as oneAPI and ROCm, as well as support libraries and tools necessary to build hardware-accelerator AI frameworks, such as PyTorch. You will be a key part of our AI, GPU and Accelerator organization that integrates hardware support for the components throughout the AI/ML stack from the high-level frameworks down to the device drivers in the kernel. We're open to candidates in the Americas with preference to those who would be willing to relocate to Boston.

What you will do

  • Build, support, develop and maintain the GPU/Accelerator infrastructure for AI/ML and GPU compute frameworks

  • Participate in and collaborate with the GPU/Accelerator upstream communities, including working directly with the hardware vendors engineers

  • Optimize the GPU/Accelerator infrastructure to maximize the performance of the GPU compute stack

  • Work closely with key stakeholders within Red Hat who will use the infrastructure you build to accelerate AI/ML frameworks, such as PyTorch

What you will bring

  • Expertise in C/C++, Python, Rust and Linux scripting tools

  • Upstream development experience with the internals of the GPU compute stack, such as oneAPI, ROCm or CUDA

  • Familiarity with the drm subsystem in the Linux kernel

  • Experience developing Linux kernel device drivers

  • Ability to work Hybrid from Boston MA, Lowell MA or Raleigh NC

The following are considered a plus

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field; Master's degree or PhD is a big plus

  • Experience in operating system integration and tooling; RHEL experience is a big plus

  • Familiarity with PyTorch, TensorFlow or similar AI/ML platforms

  • Knowledge of Git version control system

  • Passion for developing open source/FOSS solutions

The salary range for this position is $127,890.00 - $211,180.00. Actual offer will be based on your qualifications.

Pay Transparency

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About Red Hat

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● Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

● Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care

● Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan

● Retirement 401(k) with employer match

● Paid time off and holidays

● Paid parental leave plans for all new parents

● Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave

● Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Red Hat

Red Hat’s culture is built on the open source principles of transparency, collaboration, and inclusion, where the best ideas can come from anywhere and anyone. When this is realized, it empowers people from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences to come together to share ideas, challenge the status quo, and drive innovation. Our aspiration is that everyone experiences this culture with equal opportunity and access, and that all voices are not only heard but also celebrated. We hope you will join our celebration, and we welcome and encourage applicants from all the beautiful dimensions of diversity that compose our global village.

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