Sr. System Validation Engineer

Date: Feb 1, 2024

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 22017

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 currently seeking a Senior System Validation Engineer in Server Production team. The position comes with responsibility of testing server products and development test plan to ensure highest quality reaching production and end-user. Monitoring the test output and its efficiency, and maintaining the SOP for test plan and test procedure, while support debugging of failed units for root cause investigation and feedback. Engage with R&D Team to review and set specs for developing products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Testing of latest technologies in server products
  • Debugging and diagnose failed units, trouble shooting, repair and retest products.  Approaches technical problems in a rational manner using sound strategies that ensure comprehensive understanding, team work and effective resolution strategies
  • Maintain SOP and write up test plan for new products
  • Develop database to track defect history to understand application areas to improve and track actual testing progress against the plan and ultimately provide visibility into release schedule and release quality
  • Develop automated testing tools or test scripts to support and assist the company testing efforts
  • Help providing technical training and mentoring to junior engineers and technicians


  • BS/MS in Engineering (CS, CpE) with 8+ years’ experience in related technical field and general knowledge of engineering principles preferred
  • Proficient in batch/bash/shell/Perl/HTML/PHP/Python/C/C++/Java
  • Proficient with computer skill, MS Office, and knowledgeable of Excel spreadsheet
  • Knowledge with Linux, Windows OS environments and computer architecture
  • Knowledge with server system, networking, and storage devices
  • Able to write and develop test scripts in Linux & Windows OS
  • Good experience in automated testing tools to support and assist the company testing efforts
  • Ability to lead and work in a team environment to ensure conducive working relationships
  • Excellent analytical, training and motivational skills.
  • Likes to investigate and has sufficient technical knowledge to assist with the completion of specific deliverables and able to communicate concepts with team and to peers
  • Able to produce basic documentation to required standards, demonstrates understanding of assigned discipline or technical area
  • Can work together as a team and independently to seek/search for knowledge from colleagues & WWW

Salary Range

$107,000 - $171,000 

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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