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Electrical Engineer

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 11961

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 Electrical Engineer to work in at our headquarter office located in San Jose, CA. This candidate is part of design automation and verification team to design, enable and verify Printed Circuit Board (PCB) hardware and layout designs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Implement PCB physical layout with Computer Hardware (H/W), Mechanical and Thermal design teams to meet design schedules
    • Conduct layout feasibility studies in area, PCB layers, placement and routing
    • Implement
      • Schematic design import
      • Physical design constraint settings,
      • Component placement,
      • Routing (e.g. high speed signals, high current power) strategies,
      • Clean up physical Design Rule Check (DRC)
      • Review Artwork and prepare GERBER


  • This candidate must have at least Master of Science (MS) degree from Electrical Engineering (EE) related.


This candidate needs following but not limited skills to achieve above challenges:

  • Knowledge and experience for PCB layout tool Allegro and SKILL scripts is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience for Mentor Graphics tool Valor is a plus.
  • Good understanding with PCB manufacturing and design is preferred but not required.

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:

  • Able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Able to input data into a computer and work with a computer screen for long periods of time.
  • Occasional bending and standing.
  • Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms.
  • Lift, carry, push and pull up to 15 pounds.

Work Environment:

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

  • Primarily works indoors in an office setting with controlled climate conditions
  • May be susceptible to outdoor weather conditions (i.e., cold, heat, rain, and/or wind)

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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