Full-Time

Sourcing Manager

Posted on 5/14/2024

Lambda

Lambda

51-200 employees

On-demand public cloud with NVIDIA GPUs for deep learning

Hardware

Senior, Expert

San Jose, CA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in a related technical or business discipline
  • 10+ years of supply chain experience in data center, cloud, compute, networking, and/or AI hardware
  • Direct experience managing OEMs, ODMs, and JDM suppliers and communicating with senior leadership
  • Understanding of the manufacturing process for compute, storage, network, and/or AI hardware
  • In-depth knowledge of commodity and ODM cost structures, modeling, and negotiation strategies
  • Experience in structuring, negotiating, and executing contracts (MSAs, MPAs, and SOWs) and complex agreements
  • Proficiency with ERP, MRP, PLM, and other common supply chain software
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Develop commodity and category sourcing strategies
  • Maintain knowledge of technology and industry trends
  • Establish supplier selection process and drive RFI/RFQ/RFP process
  • Provide technical and commercial expertise to improve TCO and quality
  • Negotiate with suppliers to establish best pricing, quality, delivery, payment, and service terms
  • Build an end-to-end ODM strategy to support cloud hardware scale
  • Establish and manage strategic supplier and commercial relationships
  • Develop a supplier management framework

With a focus on deep learning and generative AI, this company offers on-demand access to advanced NVIDIA H100 Tensor Core GPUs in a public cloud, catering specifically to massive-scale AI projects. It facilitates robust cloud clusters enhanced by 3200 Gbps Infiniband, ensuring exceptional processing speeds and efficiency. Moreover, its adoption of an open source AI software stack, used by over 50,000 machine learning teams, underscores its commitment to community-driven innovation and support for industry-standard tools like PyTorch® and TensorFlow.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$932.2M

Headquarters

San Jose, California

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

8%

2 year growth

89%