System Engineer

Date: Nov 16, 2023

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 23073

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:

We are seeking a System Engineer with knowledge of server hardware architecture including but not limited to storage controllers, memory, networking, CPU and GPU chipsets. This individual will be required to work cross-department with Sales, Engineers, Production, Commodity Management and IT Team to drive system components validation and system development projects. Candidate will develop system and cluster solutions for customers with Supermicro server, storage, networking and software technologies. Work closely with system software vendors and internal firmware development to create product software / firmware requirements based on real-world customer demand.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):
• Diagnose the root cause of system failures and isolate the components/failure nodes
• Respond on an as-needed basis to emergencies and provide remedy for catastrophic failure events
• Develop and publish test reports and communicate findings to team members
• Basic scripting skills for automating validation tests
• Work together with Supermicro Sales teams, Field Engineers, Product Managers to understand /formulate product requirements
• Work with cross-functional teams, including, Engineering, Component Managers, Sales and IT team on assigned projects


• BS/MS EE, CE or ME with minimum 3 years of system engineer related experiences
• Good knowledge with server hardware and architectures including PCI express, and OOB management
• Understanding of GPU technology and industry offering such as Nvidia and AMD GPU
• Strong communication skills in both technical and business setting, written and verbal
• Strong initiative and ability to work in a self-directed environment
• Demonstrate understanding or how to successfully work in cross-functional organizations
• Familiar with Windows Server and Linux operating systems such as Ubuntu and Redhat

Salary Range

$80,000 - $124,000 

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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