System Engineer

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 24837

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 System Engineer who can lead the technical collateral development of in-house server system products. This individual will have the opportunity to define and implement latest data center and server technologies, and to create proof of concepts and technical feature paper presentations to differentiate Supermicro product through online and at various industry events. This individual will also be the go-to person for product managers and system engineers to be the subject of matter expert in application benchmarks specifically in network, database, and virtualization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):
• Define and develop application benchmarks based on enterprise computing requirements and generic server architecture, key examples include HammerDB, MySQL, RDMA, flashed based storage (NVDIMM, and NVMe)
• Execute benchmark testing and build proof of concepts based on latest data center technologies and Supermicro server products such as the Supermicro SuperServers
• Work with product managers and system engineers to draft technical marketing presentations and white papers for online publications and industry event promotional activities
• Proactively engage in learning and researching new technologies and products to propose new Proof of Concepts
• Work with sales and customers to provide networking solution and technical knowledge


• Bachelor or Master's degree in EE, CE or ME with minimum of 3 years system engineering experiences in server products is strongly desirable
• Strong knowledge in server architecture and OS concept, and knowledge in distributed computing is a plus
• Knowledge in benchmarks(FIO/IOMeter/HammerDB), PCIe protocol, and database (SQL/MySQL)
• Experiences in configuring Windows Server, Ubuntu, Redhat Enterprise Linux
• Experiences in scripting languages (Powershell, Linux Shell) a plus
• Strong knowledge with server hardware and architectures including PCI express, and OOB management
• Good communication skills

Salary Range

$82,000 - $133,000 

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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