Hardware Design Engineer

Date: Feb 11, 2024

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 22225

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:

As a global leader in networking solution innovation, Super Micro Computer's mission is to develop and provide the market with end-to end computing solution and high performance networking products. We have an immediate need for a Hardware Design Engineer to join our talented and bright design team. The candidate will play a key role in the development process of in-house server motherboards, by working collaboratively with cross-functional engineering team as well as outside partners to ensure the robust design of the boards. The candidate must be self-motivated and possess a strong will to do great things, with a result-driven mindset to develop the most competitive and endurance board products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):
• Responsible for schematics capture, layout checking, BOM creation, debugging, and testing of server board/add-on card products
• Modify and enhance existing designs to improve the quality of server motherboards
• Collaborate with engineering and other teams to discover and resolve any engineering issues in early stage to ensure the quality and performance of the products reach its full capacity
• Prepare technical documentation including product specifications, layout instructions, test procedures, etc.
• Ensure products conform to engineering specification, regulatory, and customer expectations
• Transfer products to manufacturing with clear documentation, and provide technical support to solve product problems
• Provide clear documentation and strong technical supports to contract manufacturers and production department during the product sample and production stages
• Provide necessary mentorship to young engineers in the team

• Perform other duties as assigned


• Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering preferred and Master's degree is strongly desirable
• Minimum 1 year of experience working with x86 server boards is a plus
• In-depth knowledge of circuit design (digital, analog, power) and PCB layout
• Prior experiences with motherboard design in enterprise networking servers are strongly desired
• Strong communication, written, oral, and interpersonal skills
• Must have the ability to work well with cross functional team effectively
• Excellent organizational skills and problem solving capability
• Self-motivated, team player with ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Salary Range

$71,000 - $128,000

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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