Sr. Firmware Engineer

Date: Feb 10, 2024

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 23143

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 talented Sr. Firmware Engineer who will be responsible for developing world-class firmware to fully maximize the strong hardware architecture of in-house servers. We are looking for talented individuals who enjoy creating firmware for computer server products, prototyping concepts, and investigating new technologies. In this position, the candidate will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design robust server products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):
• Responsible for porting, developing, testing documenting, and maintaining firmware for Server System
• Develop AOC/BPN/MB server products including FPGA/CPLD and MCU base designs
• Develop System Level Architectures for sub-system designs
• Build, test, and troubleshoot hardware
• Dive into and take ownership for critical design issues, work with cross-functional teams for debugging and troubleshooting issues
• Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices; maintain a clean and safe workstation


• Bachelor’s degree in EE/CS/CE
• Minimum 8+ year of Experience in Verilog FPGA/CPLD and ARM MCU firmware development preferred
• Expertise in designing CPLD in Verilog, simulation and Timing Analysis
• Strong programming skills in Verilog
• Good programming skills in C
• Skillfully use logic analyzer and oscilloscope to analysis SPI, I2C issues
• Experience in IPMI/BMC development is a plus
• Good programming skills in Linux shell script and python is a plus

Salary Range

$150,000 - $167,000 

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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