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Principal Artificial Intelligence (AI) Platform Architect
$134k - $257k
Multiple Locations, United States
Job description

The Azure Platform Architecture team is looking for a Principal Artificial Intelligence (AI) Platform Architect to join our team. Our team is at the forefront of technology and system design, leading the way for the next generation of systems and AI super computers. Our mission is to architect the most performant, secure, reliable, and cost-effective solutions that are deployed and managed at hyperscale and power Azure. Leading the AI platform architecture for these systems that power one of the largest hardware deployments on earth requires deep technical knowledge and partnership across many teams.

This individual will act as the subject matter expert and platform architect for Microsoft internal Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) and Artificial intelligence Accelerator family products, helping articulate and define our next generation platforms. This requires working across multiple domains including electrical, mechanical, thermal, performance, and serviceability to find the right solution tradeoffs.

The Azure Platform Architecture team is part of a broader hardware and infrastructure organization known as the Silicon, Cloud Hardware, and Infrastructure Engineering (SCHIE). SCHIE is the team behind Microsoft's expanding Cloud Infrastructure and is responsible for powering Microsoft's "Intelligent Cloud" mission. SCHIE delivers the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's 200+ online businesses including Teams, OneDrive, Office 365, Xbox Live, Skype, Bing, MSN, and the Microsoft Azure platform globally. We architect and design the server and data center infrastructure, security and compliance, operations, globalization, and manageability solutions to support these businesses. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and deliver trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide. We are looking for passionate, growth-minded engineers to help us achieve that mission. As Microsoft's cloud business continues to grow the ability to deploy new offerings and HW infrastructure on time, at hyperscale, with high reliability and the best performance/price level is paramount.

Come join this exciting and growing team through our monumental evolution of cloud hardware at Azure and Microsoft!

What we expect from you

*This AI platform architecture role will require you to drive innovation, partnerships, and development:*

  • Technology Leadership
  • Drive platform and rack-level architectural concepts and definition for Microsoft internal AI silicon products.
  • Technology Partnerships
  • Build relationships with our internal silicon development organizations, technology, and development partners to drive leading edge innovation into our next generation products.
  • Customer Focus
  • Partner across Microsoft teams and collaborate to deliver industry leading products.
  • Drive Clarity
  • Distill and articulate architectural tradeoffs encompassing electrical, signal integrity, mechanical, power, and thermal inputs in terms of key metrics such as Total cost of Ownership TCO, performance, schedule, and risk.
  • Industry Influence
  • Drive and influence technology providers and design partners towards optimal components and solutions to meet the future requirements for Azure's infrastructure.