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System Engineer

Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 19284

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:

High-performance product team in Supermicro is seeking talented System Product Engineer who can lead the technical collateral development of in-house server system products. This individual will have the opportunity to define and implement latest data center and server technologies, and to create proof of concepts and technical feature paper presentations to differentiate Supermicro product through online and at various industry events. This individual will also be the go-to person for product managers and system engineers to be the subject of matter expert in application benchmarks specifically in network, database, and virtualization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):

  • Respond to networking, HW, FW, and, application related questions from customers
  • Write and perform the Python or Shell scripts to test server hardware
  • Write monitor program for Cluster/Rack performance and health
  • Write engineering documentation such as test-sop, test-procedures and design documents
  • Conduct functional and compatibility testing on various operating systems such as Linux, Unix, and Windows
  • Perform server configuration and system performance analysis
  • Perform system and other hardware functional testing using internal software tools
  • Debug hardware/software problem which caused by hardware or firmware
  • Assist engineering sample preparation and functional validation
  • Establish pre-pilot-run environment and use it to review the product before pilot run


  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years Linux administration skills with proven troubleshooting and optimization skills preferred
  • Excellent automation/scripting skills: Bash, Perl, Python
  • Experience with configuration management frameworks such as Puppet or Chef
  • Strong experience with Linux/Unix test environment
  • Familiar with TCP/IP protocol stack, UDP, IPv4-IPv6, DNS, DHCP and other Application-level protocols
  • Familiar with HPC, networking architecture. Knowledge of REST API interfaces
  • Experience with Visualization technology and cloud computing, such as VMware, vSphere and Openshift/OpenStack
  • Working independently under aggressive timeliness

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.

Salary Range: $76,000 - $138,000

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