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Application Validation Engineer

Date: Jan 7, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 11706

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:

Supermicro is looking for an Application Validation Engineer to take ownership in motherboard, system and add-on-card testing, the individual will work with cross-functional engineering team to fix quality issues and ensure the products meet engineering and customer specifications, support Research and Development engineering and pre-and-post product release activities, such as white-box design verification, BIOS/IPMI testing on the board products, as well as on the system level, black-box testing. The ideal candidate must have in-depth knowledge in Linux and Windows operating system and solid working knowlege in hardware validation testing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Perform motherboard and server system application validation testing

• Conduct functional and compatibility testing on various operating systems such as Linux and Windows

• Provide Linux kernel, driver and application analysis and support

• Perform motherboard and hardware functional validation testing

• Perform server configuration and system performance testing

• Report hardware and software quality assurance issues into bug tracking systems

• Duplicate customer’s motherboard issue if needed


• Bachelor or Master's degree in EE or CE is preferred

• 2 years of experience as Application Validation Engineer or related field is a plus

• Familiar with Server and Computer Architecture

• Basic knowledge of Networking/TCPIP

• Knowledge of proper English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and of generally accepted office practices, procedures and equipment

• Familiar with Linux Operation System

• Strong attention to details

• White and Black Box testing experience

• Basic programming skill (is a plus)

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

• Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms

• Lift, carry, push and pull in excess of 25 pounds

• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb and balance

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

• Office, lab or warehouse environment setting shared with other staff members.

• Wet humid conditions, extreme heat or cold (weather), outdoor weather conditions.

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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