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Product Engineer

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 12940

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:

Super Micro Computer, Inc. is seeking a Product Engineer with knowledge of server hardware architecture, including but not limited to storage controllers, memory, networking, and CPU chipsets. This individual will be required to work cross-departmentally with product managers and our Research and Development team to validate new system configurations. This is a multi-level posting. Candidates may be considered for a different posted level depending on their level of experience and depth of expertise.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform server prototype assembly, testing, and debugging
  • Perform server configuration and system performance testing
  • Support product quality improvement during design and manufacturing stages
  • Support technical issues to closure by arranging resources and engaging with other engineering teams to duplicate and debug
  • Duplicate customer motherboard/system issues if needed


  • Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or similar discipline preferred
  • Minimum 1-2 years of relative working experience in electronic or computer industry required
  • Experience in assembling, testing, and debugging computer systems
  • Excellent knowledge of server systems, PC systems, and computer architecture
  • Strong initiative and ability to work in a self-directed environment
  • Basic Linux OS and command line knowledge
  • Basic knowlege of networking and IT infrastructure

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:

• Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms

• Lift, carry, push and pull in excess of 25 pounds

• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb and balance

Work Environment:

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

• Office, lab or warehouse environment setting shared with other staff members.

• Wet humid conditions, extreme heat or cold (weather), outdoor weather conditions.

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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