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Hardware Engineer

Date: Jul 18, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 10162
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:

We have an immediate need for a Hardware Engineer to join our talented hardware design engineering team. Hardware Engineer will be involved in debugging, testing on server board products, help solve technical issues and run DVT products. As your career progresses, you will have the opportunity to work closely with validation engineers, and other hardware design engineers. We are looking for a self-starter, motivated and talented engineer who have a passion for hardware design and engineering. So we expect you to amaze us with your ample knowledge of servers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for schematics capture, BOM generation and debugging, testing on backplane products/add-on card/server board

• Responsible to run DVT on products by using scopes and testing equipment

• Collaborate with validation engineers and labs to discover and solve any quality related issues of design in early stage

• Create fluent technical documentation including product specifications, layout instructions, test procedures, etc.

• Transfer products to manufacture with clear documentation, and help technical support to solve problems


• BSEE with 3+ years or MSEE with 2+ years of hands-on experience preferred

• Knowledge of PCB design, high-speed signal design experience is a PLUS

• Familiar with oscilloscope and other lab equipment

• Strong problem solving capability

• Strong communication, written, and oral skills

• Self-motivated team player with ability to work in a fast-paced environment

• Familiar with various OS, MATLAB and program language including C, Verilog, etc.

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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