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GM, Validation Engineering

Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 21396

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 R&D lab department is looking for a General Manager, Validation Engineering to improve quality system.  In this role, you will work closely with existing lab management team to help the quality system raise to higher lever.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Give guidance to leaders in design quality and system test engineering to identify and construct testing frameworks, system test strategies, and related processes to incorporate quality into each stage of the development process
  • Work together with leaders from R&D, Product Management, and other cross-functional groups to define and guide the requirements for the overall engineering process, design specifications; making sure that all requirements are implementable, quantifiable, and testable
  • Lead component lever validation and system lever validation plan and process improvement. Work with existing management team to do continue improvement
  • Work with team members to make prevention plan for any quality issue happens in production and customer side
  • Provide design improvement suggestion when find out any issue related with design quality and design guideline


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline or with equivalent experiences; Master’s degree is highly desirable
  • Minimum of 17 years of motherboard, server R&D and quality control experiences, with  5 years in management highly preferred
  • Strong organizational, planning, and presentational skills
  • Solid interpersonal (written and verbal communication) and project management skills, able to influence and lead dynamic groups in corporate environment efficiently
  • In-depth knowledge in motherboard and server industry and its application

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: $210,000 - $285,000

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