Sr ML Training GPU Optimization Engineer

    • Adobe Systems
  • San Jose, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated moments ago


On Site
USD 170,900.00 - 325,200.00 per year
Full Time


Computer science
Computer engineering
Machine Learning (ML)
Computer hardware

Job Details

Our Company

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe's all about. We give everyone-from emerging artists to global brands-everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We're passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.

We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!

What you will be working on:

  • Interfacing with model architecture teams to co-design with hardware in mind
  • Write efficient kernels for forward and backward passes in CUDA, Cutlass / CuTe, Triton
  • Write optimized custom layers using PyTorch
  • Leverage FP8 to accelerate training and inference
  • Optimize model efficiency for Hopper/Blackwell GPU architectures
  • Write high quality, product level code that is easy to maintain and test while following standard development methodologies

What you will need to succeed:

  • Proficiency in Linux, Docker
  • Understanding of modern transformer-based model architectures
  • Expert in Python and PyTorch
  • Experience in C++ with an emphasis on Python integration
  • Expert in CUDA, Triton
  • Experience with Cutlass / CuTe
  • Expert in profiling - Nsight, Kineto, etc.
  • B.S., M.S, or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related area


Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets, and we pay differently based on those defined markets. The U.S. pay range for this positionis $170,900 -- $325,200 annually. Paywithin this range varies by work locationand may also depend on job-related knowledge, skills,and experience. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the job location during the hiring process.

At Adobe, for sales roles starting salaries are expressed as total target compensation (TTC = base + commission), and short-term incentives are in the form of sales commission plans. Non-sales roles starting salaries are expressed as base salary and short-term incentives are in the form of the Annual Incentive Plan (AIP).

In addition, certain roles may be eligible for long-term incentives in the form of a new hire equity award.

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