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System Engineer

Date: Jul 25, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 13297

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:

The System Engineer will be responsible for system, electronic, thermal, mechanical design engineering, during validations, optimization and debugging for the varieties of the server systems in Super Micro Computer. This individual will provide leadership roles in reviewing the electronic, mechanical or thermal design engineering. Collaborate with System PM and System designers to define and review new product system architecture. This individual will also perform system design review from concept, prototype to final product. The ideal candidate will work closely with others electrical/mechanical/thermal engineers to review designs for the complete system, report and drive to resolve any system level design issue.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

• Good system design knowledge for server solution and industry design standards

• Work with the product manager in the development and integration of customer system products

• Work with product functions team engineers to ensure product quality

• Proactively engages in learning and researching new technologies products

• Highly technical problem solver who understands system architecture, hardware, and software interaction

• Execute benchmark testing and build proof of concepts based on the customer's new technologies and Supermicro server products

• Assistance system development required document


• BS/MS in EE, CE, ME or other Engineering preferred

• Minimum 2+ years of experience in Server system architectures is highly desirable

• Familiar with the oscilloscope and other engineering measurement equipment

• Experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX /Linux based environments

• Self-motivated individual and a great team player

• Experience in configuring computer systems

• Strong knowledge with computer architectures

• Solid background in Server technology

• Familiar with Windows Server and Linux operating systems

• Attention to detail and strong problem-solving and communication skill

• Experience working with cross-functional teams, ideally in hardware and software solution product management

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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