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Staff System Product Manager

Date: Jul 14, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 11622

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:

High-performance product team in Supermicro is seeking talented Staff System Product Manager who can lead the technical collateral development of in-house server system products. This individual will be responsible in managing  the expectations of our clients and feedback to internal engineering teams to drive the development and improvement of Supermicro GPU system solutions. In addition, the candidate will take the lead in create aggressive go-to market plan, and develop product road map, strategically placed the AI solutions in the market to maximize visibility and help double up the GPU-base system strong presence.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):

•Partner with sales, marketing, and cross-functional engineering teams to engage with clients on pre-sales meetings and conferences

• Represent Supermicro and lead the promotion inquiries of in-house storage solutions to win enterprise businesses

• Collaborate closely with customers to define and enhance the specifications of the products, work together closely with cross-functional engineering teams to ensure the products meet the expectation of external clients

• Proactively engage in learning new technologies, lead research and analysis of technology, customer, and competitor trends to develop platform portfolio strategy and roadmap

• Establish and communicate business strategies, lead cross-functional teams to ensure their day-to-day work is aligning with the strategies

• Mentor and coach team members to adopt changes in fast-paced and ever-changing environment

• Lead and guide the team to define and develop application benchmarks based on enterprise computing requirements and generic server architecture, key examples include MLPref, Resnet50, Tensorflow etc.

• Execute system level testing such as performance testing, mechanical validation testing, benchmark testing and build proof of concepts based on latest data center technologies and Supermicro server products
• Draft technical marketing presentations and white papers for online publications and industry event promotional activities


• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Master’s degree will be a plus

• Minimum of 12 years with Bachelor (or 8 years with Master degree) of hands-on engineering experience or marketing related experience in hardware industry, preferably computer server, or AI related industry

• Deep understanding on marketing strategy, product launching, go-to strategy.

• Experience engage with tier one clients to enable AI/Machine learning solution is a plus

• Excellent analytics and problem-solving skills, ability to lead the team to resolve complex issues with high level of ambiguity

• Solid interpersonal skills in verbal, written, and presentation with outstanding organization skills to lead cross-functional teams to business success.

• Experience how to plan winning TAM, SWAT analysis.

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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