Sr. IT Systems Engineer

Date: Nov 16, 2023

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 23072

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:

Supermicro Computer, Inc. is looking for a Senior Information Technology System Engineer in our headquarters located in San Jose, CA. The senior IT System Engineer is responsible for overall direction, implementation, execution, control, and project management of the IT deliverables of enterprise-wide projects. The Senior IT System Engineer partners and consults with various technical and business partners to deliver business value and achieve business strategy. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):
• Leads IT or enterprise initiatives with moderate to high scope and complexity
• Leads programs/project team member and business partners. Drives leaders across the enterprise to deliver value and achieve business strategies and objectives
• Shapes programs/projects to deliver business value with shorter iterations of project delivery
• Drives and influences program alignment and success through monitoring program, industry, functional or technology trends; incorporate emerging business and consumer trends into applicable programs
• Develops appropriate communication strategies and secures commitment for program/project decisions; guides program teams to communicate solution vision and priorities
• Sets expectations and assuages fears associated with impact of change and guides team forward
• Guides communities of practice and project community forums to address ongoing needs for the project professional community; Supports the execution of ongoing efforts to improve project delivery
• Sets project expectations and strategy; Ensures the development of organizational change plans and project financials
• Contributes to solution options and supports business partner decision making to minimize the amount of project investment divergence from target outcomes
• Partners with program/project teams to identify opportunities for creating reusable artifacts
• Leads project/program teams to identify measurable business value to ensure metrics are gathered and business objectives are realized
• Leads project/program team to continually focus on business strategy, vision and prioritizes based on delivery of business value
• Identifies and manages interdependencies within projects and programs
• Develop Request for Proposals (RFP), including business needs and product/service expectations. Analyze and compare vendor responses, conduct vendor risk assessment (financial, physical, and electronic security reviews) and prepare a vendor summary and recommendation. 
• Work with business owners to assess vendor products and interfaces impacted by projects and make recommendations for cost effective, efficient improvements
• Challenge where appropriate to drive initiatives and program/project teams forward
• Consults with teams, stakeholders, and business leaders to identify and resolve emerging business needs
• Collaborates with business and technology partners and leaders to identify value drivers
• Develops business solutions and partners business and technology to align with overall strategy of the business
• Provides partners and leaders with an accurate view of challenges to adoption; recognizes, clarifies, and prioritizes concerns
• Maintain a thorough understanding of state and federal laws and regulations related to credit union compliance including bank secrecy and anti-money laundering laws appropriate to the position
• Create a collaborative environment of distributed or virtual teams
• Provide guidance, feedback, coaching and mentoring to project team members
• Coordinates, supports, and may influence the prioritization for the business and ensures alignment with strategic goals
• Effectively engages stakeholders and consults with senior leaders and executives to define measurable business value and benefits
• Analyze and understand project trends and themes around activities, budgets, and resources; Make recommendations for adjustments as necessary and identify and develop contingency plans to mitigate and address risks


• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Management Information Systems or Computer Science is strongly preferred. Advanced Degree in Business Administration or other related area is preferred
• Minimum 8 years of combined experience in project analysis, coordination, and management with a minimum of 8 years of experience directly managing projects. Experience managing moderate complexity projects end-to-end required, preferably in a financial institution
• Knowledge of financial products and services, especially as it relates to various delivery channels preferred
• Strong knowledge of business analytical practices and methodologies and process improvement methodologies, e.g. Lean or Six Sigma a plus
• Strong research, analytical, planning and organizational skills
• Customer-focused attitude and ability to work proactively and efficiently
• Supportive of all decisions, choices, goals and objectives as determined by PMO leadership and Executive leadership
• Proven ability to evaluate key business objectives and develop appropriate action plans
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, especially MS Project, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
• Ability to use logical reasoning when making objective observations, examinations, evaluations and recommendations
• Familiarity with common contractual language and contract negotiation

Salary Range

$114,000 - $146,000 

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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