Service Engineer

Date: Feb 28, 2024

Location: Ashburn, Virginia, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 22525

About Supermicro:

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.

Job Summary:

Support Supermicro Global Service network and help build a world class service organization. This position requires the ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends as required to work in a data center and call center work environment to provide technical solutions and support over phone and in person and/or web to customers on hardware and software challenges.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):
• Provide frontline technical support to end-users via phone, email, and ticketing system
• Diagnose and troubleshoot hardware, software, and network-related issues
• Escalate complex problems to higher-level support teams when necessary
• Perform physical installation, rack and stack, cabling, and networking of data center hardware
• Assist in the deployment of server, storage, and networking equipment
• Collaborate with the engineering team to ensure proper hardware deployment according to specifications
• Conduct quality checks and test system functionality post-installation
• Collaborate with Supermicro teams to gather client requirements and provide technical expertise during the post-sales process
• Coordinate with the engineering team to ensure seamless integration of hardware solutions
• Be willing to travel up to 50% of the time to customer sites and data centers


• 5 years of experience in servicing complex X86 systems and parts
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering 
   • Or an Associate’s degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering, or equivalent discipline, plus equivalent years of relevant experience, preferably in the servicing of X86 systems and parts.
• Minimum two years of experience from Customer Support background    
• Demonstrated hardware system diagnostics skills, as well as a good understanding of how BIOS, drivers, and application loads can cause system issues
• Ability to solve problems and make decisions as necessary    
• Ability to work in a challenging, dynamic, and fast-paced environment. Must be solution-oriented, a team player with the ability to identify and escalate issues in a timely manner, and be proactive in driving solutions    
• Advanced Statistical Excel or database management     
• Candidate must have an ability to participate in multiple cross-functional projects concurrently in a rapidly changing environment, within established timelines and have a demonstrated ability to learn and embrace new and changing technologies    
• Emphasize break/fix experience and on-site customer service experience        
• Experience in Communicating with internal and external customers to explain total solutions Required
• Hands-on experience with Enterprise grade server hardware    
• Must be punctual and detail-oriented    
• Must possess an excellent ability to create plans and follow up on planned actions    
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, project management skills, solid time management skills    
• Excellent oral and written communication 
• The candidate needs to have strong technical communication skills to lead investigations with engineers of multiple disciplines        
• Work experience in a large enterprise or certification in Windows and Linux environment
• Must have valid license and reliable automobile

Salary Range

$94,000 - $109,000 *


*The salary offered will depend on several factors, including your location, level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience, and comparison to other employees already in this role. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, candidates may be eligible for other forms of compensation, such as participation in bonus and equity award programs.

EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

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