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NVIDIA Overview

Santa Clara, CA
10000+ employees
1993
Company - Public (NVDA)
Computer Hardware & Software
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
NVIDIA’s invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics, and revolutionized parallel computing. More recently, GPU deep learning ignited modern AI — the next era of computing — with the ... Read more

Mission: Bringing superhuman capabilities to some of the world's toughest problems.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019 (#36), 2018 (#24), 2017 (#30), 2015 (#36), 2012 (#49)

Top CEOs: 2017 (#6), 2016 (#36), 2013 (#15)

Company Updates

  • Announced at GTC 2019, NVIDIA RTX Servers will bring users powerful, flexible, on-demand graphics for rendering, virtualization, and cloud gaming.

    NVIDIA RTX Server Lineup Expands for Data Center and Cloud Graphics Applications

    From Hollywood studios under pressure to create amazing content faster than ever, to the emerging demand for 5G-enabled cloud gaming and VR streaming - the need for computational horsepower has never been greater. Previously, running servers powerful enough to deliver visually rich content in real time was too expensive. Not anymore.

  • We are proud to be recognized as #1 on Fast Company's "Most Innovative Companies" list in the AI category.

    NVIDIA: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

    Read more about Nvidia on Fast Company

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NVIDIA – Why Work For Us?


Groundbreaking Work Leveraging AI and Deep Learning

The work we are doing matters. We are pursuing things that have never been done before. We are solving some of the most complex technical problems in the world for some for the smartest people in the world.





A Great Place to Work

 

At NVIDIA, we demand of ourselves the highest levels of our craft and do our best work. Our people and our culture are dedicated to making a lasting impact on the world, achieving what no company has achieved before. We recognize, confront, and learn from failure, making it part of our discovery process and carrying on stronger than before. We seek the world’s best talent, and provide them the opportunity to do their life’s work.


NVIDIA’s annual employee survey tells us that our employees feel great pride in the company – 87 percent say they are proud to work here. Our corporate culture arises from the five core values that provide our foundation for success. These values create workplaces where innovation thrives and mistakes are transformed into opportunities.


We’re One Team, Solving the World’s Visual Computing Challenge

NVIDIA thrives on completion, we are hiring exceptional engineers who are ready to rise to the challenge. If you desire to be part of a team that will accept nothing but victory, NVIDIA would like to hear from you.

Executing Employee-Driven Initiatives that Benefit our Local Communities

As an outgrowth of NVIDIA’s culture emphasis on making a contribution, we empower employees to use their time and talent to identify and execute innovative, effective community-based charitable programs, and we work to amplify the impact of these programs by applying company resources and collaborating with business partners. This is accomplished through the work of the NVIDIA Foundation.

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    Pros

    - I have worked in many big tech companies in the past but Nvidia is different and its own charm. Great engineers work here. It is growing exponentially.
    - R&D oriented, Advance technology, Future vision. Quality over Quantity.
    - Good medical benifits, food, 401K, office shuttles.
    - Strong leadership.
    - Pay for performance culture.

    Cons

    - All bonus in the form of RSUs only.
    - Getting to SC office is taking more time these days due to traffic.

    Advice to Management

    - Management should motivate employees to get new technology training. Workload doesn't allow it.

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NVIDIA Photos

NVIDIA photo of: We are on the Fortune Magazine 2018 list of The World's Most Admired Companies and ranked as number one in the semiconductor industry.
NVIDIA photo of: NVIDIA showcases our latest self-driving technology at CES 2019. View all our announcements on our newsroom: https://nvidianews.nvidia.com/news?q=ces
NVIDIA photo of: We're proud to showcase our new NVIDIA RTX technology on the big screens with Nasdaq at Times Square!
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NVIDIA photo of: We will soon begin construction on a 750,000-square-foot building known as Voyager, next to our 500,000-square-foot Endeavor building, which we completed in 2017.
NVIDIA photo of: This is the DGX-2, the world's most powerful AI system for the most complex AI challenges.
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NVIDIA Interviews

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    Application

    The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at NVIDIA (Durham, NC) in August 2011.

    Interview

    Phone interview consisted of discussion followed by critical review on my research on GPU Architecture.

    Interview Questions

    • My research was on methods to handle branch divergence in SIMT Architecture... so many questions were on that...   Answer Question
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NVIDIA Awards & Accolades

  • World's Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2017
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Glassdoor Employees Choice Awards - US, 2017
  • The World's Most Innovative Companies, Fast Company Magazine, 2017
  • Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2017
  • Employees’ Choice - 50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2017
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