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System Engineer

Date: Jul 21, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 13818

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:

Supermicro Computer is currently looking for a System Test Engineer to partner with the System Product Managers to define and validate server system product requirements, including system capabilities, limitations, and supported configurations.  The candidate will be instrumental in developing test procedures to validate systems against functional specifications and industry standards. The candidate will also have the opportunity to work with HW designers and architects to improve overall quality of systems.  A significant responsibility will include hands-on configuration and testing of systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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


• Define and develop system test plans to validate server systems against functional specifications and industry standards.  Plans will include scope, effort and schedule.

• Create and execute test procedures with automation using common scripting languages, with a plan for reuse.

• Provide regular progress reports against plans including test coverage analysis.

• Perform server configuration and system performance testing.

• Conduct functional and compatibility testing on various operating systems such as Linux and Windows.

• Report hardware and software quality assurance issues into bug tracking systems.

• Work with System Product Managers and HW designers to define and review system features and specifications.


• Bachelor or Master's degree in EE or CE with minimum of 2 years system engineering experiences in server products is strongly desirable

• 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, Perl, Python, and Java) a plus

• Knowledge in server architecture and industry hardware standards including PCI Express, SAS/SATA, NVMe, DRAM, PMEM, Ethernet, Infiniband, GPUs, and BMC system management.

• Fault Insertion Testing and Failure mode analysis, FMEA.

• Experiences in technical writing and good communication skills

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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