Maxeler Technologies Application Engineer Job in Palo Alto, CA | Glassdoor

Application Engineer

Maxeler Technologies – Palo Alto, CA

Job Description

At Maxeler, we lead in innovation, development and delivery of HPC platforms based on Multiscale Dataflow Computing. Our platforms include PCBs, rack mounted boxes, workstations, system and job distribution software, as well as application level software libraries for our customers to build value ontop. Through our platforms our customers can gain an order of magnitude advantage in performance per unit of rack space, computations per Watt (green computing), and top price-performance considering total cost of ownership for mission critical applications.

At Maxeler we value and provide flexibility. It is easy to switch from one activity to another and we also expect everyone to chip in on whatever needs to be done during a push to get something vital out to customers. You’ll be a vital member of a small team with opportunities to spend time with customers, learn about various exciting applications of Maximum Performance Computing, such as risk analytics, security and software defined networking, high-end transaction processing, computational chemistry, genomics, etc. We value people who can focus on getting things done on their project, but occasionally are also happy to pitch in, doing whatever needs to be done.

Required skills:
* Object-oriented programming experience (Java, C++, C#, etc.)
* Scripting experience (Python, Ruby, shell, etc.)

In addition any of the following could be advantageous:
* Linux software development
* Eclipse RCP plug-in development
* Implementation-level knowledge of network protocols (IP, TCP, Ethernet, etc.)
* Digital hardware design (Verilog/VHDL, etc.)
* Computer architecture
* DSP/scientific/HPC software design including usage of accelerators
* EDA tools internal implementation details* Systems administration

At Maxeler you’ll be working in small groups (2-4 people) in a collegial and casual environment. We offer flexible working hours with a focus on what you do and not when you do it. We expect new hires to quickly rise to the challenge of taking responsibility, following the development of the boards vision and short term strategy, communicating efficiently, and growing with tasks and projects as we conquer additional markets and discover new opportunities.

If you're excited about changing the way people do computing and enjoy deeply technical work, then Maxeler's environment will be a great fit for you. Our US office is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, but there will also be frequent travel opportunities, especially Chicago, Shanghai, New York and London.

We highly value diverse backgrounds and will consider all applications equally, regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, or belief.