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Signal Integrity Engineer

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 16676

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 is looking for an Signal Integrity Engineer to join the team. The individual will be part of design automation team to enable and verify Printed Circuit Board (PCB) hardware and layout designs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Execute Power Integrity (PI) tools and provide inputs to design and lab teams
  • Execute Signal Integrity (SI) tools and provide inputs to design and lab teams
  • Develop scripts to provide solutions in design and PCB manufacturing issues
  • Define and develop design methodologies to improve design quality and productivity
  • Engage with Computer Aided Design (CAD) tool vendors for tool evaluation and support
  • Engage with PCB and CM vendors to understand and evaluate PCB materials and stackups



  • 3-5 years experience with MS in EE degree or equivalent
  • Strong communication skills to quickly capture and understand design/product team needs and explain resolutions in crystal clear way. Good English reading, writing and speaking are required.
  • Team player to engage and work closely with different teams.
  • Discipline to respect/follow the rules and execute the tasks flawlessly.
  • Self motivated to ramp up fast in tackling unfamiliar or new issues.
  • Result oriented to deliver robust solutions within tough schedules.
  • Hands on script developments and coding. Familiar with Python is preferred but not required
  • Knowledge and experience for PCB layout tool Allegro
  • Knowledge and experience for PI in Power Distribution Network (PDN) DC voltage drop, DC current density, decoupling capacitors and AC transient by ANSYS SIwave
  • Knowledge and experience for high speed SI in component/channel modeling by IBIS/AMI, SPICE, S-parameters and circuit/channel simulations by HSPICE, ANSYS HFSS/SIwave and Keysight ADS
  • Experience for high speed signal TDR, VNA and BERTscope measurements

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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