Staff GPU Field Engineer

Team: ZT - Field System Engineering

Location: Seattle, Washington

Staff GPU Field Engineer

Why ZT Systems

AT ZT Systems, you’ll get to do work your proud of alongside smart, passionate people. Every day, there are opportunities to collaborate with the best in the industry to design, build, and deliver impactful solutions to world-class customers. Along with way, you will gain hands-on experience in a face-paced environment that’s challenging, rewarding, and career-defining.

A culture built around our values, we work hard and think fast. We view challenges as opportunities—to do better, push harder, and be faster than we were the day before. When we fail, we learn from it and move on together. And when we succeed we use the momentum to go even further. We create value with everything we do, building the foundation of today—and transforming the future of tomorrow.

Join ZT Systems and help us build technology infrastructure that connects the world.

About the Role

In this position, the Staff GPU Field Engineer will serve as a key technical contributor within the Field Engineering organization supporting New Product Introductions (NPIs).  The Staff GPU Field Engineer will support functional testing and validation of ZT servers platforms running Microsoft Windows or Linux OSs. The Staff GPU Field Engineer will be working in a cross functional team to develop and execute test plans which will verify product functionality, adherence to customer specifications and production requirements; including SW stack, performance, and use case testing. The Staff GPU Field Engineer will also work to debug, identify root cause, and resolve NPI platform issues during the initial power on phases and early-on in the product life cycle.  The ultimate goal of the Staff GPU Field Engineer is to delight the customer with a continuous, rapid response, of new product introductions and close the acceptance testing with the customer.   

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Interface and full understanding of architecture, design, platform, firmware and system engineering for a high degree of collaboration and leverage in all phases of the design process.
  • Evaluate test specifications, requirements, strategies and methodologies for GPU validation, firmware validation, and platform level testing.
  • Perform customer and internal product testing and validation.
  • Coordinate test plans, preparation, execution, track requirements, schedules, and develop and close actions related to deliver of NPI
  • Review, track, execute, document and summarize debug results via JIRA or other tools
  • Work directly with customer labs to perform power-on, testing, and validation of NPIs
  • Internal Server Research & Development Hardware Validation support
  • Collaborate on automation efforts for validation

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience with GPU hardware, preferably Nvidia & AMD
  • Familiarity with compute API (e.g. OpenCL, CUDA, etc,)
  • AI, ML, DL, and Inference workload understanding
  • Model, benchmark, and optimize GPU kernels to achieve highest level of performance
  • Define performance suites for measuring GPU acceleration
  • Identity performance bottlenecks and find solutions
  • Understand of DL algorithms (e.g. CNN, LSTM, RNN, etc)
  • Knowledge of Deep Learning frameworks, such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, ONNX Runtime
  • Excellent programming skills in languages such as Python or C/C++
  • Scripting Powershell


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or System Engineering
  • 5+ years of direct experience in servers with GPUs or Master's and 3+ of experience servers with GPUs

ZT Systems offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with work experience and/or education, an excellent benefits program that includes a 401(k) plan, health and dental insurance, and paid time off. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status. ZT Systems is a Drug-Free Workplace.


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