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Validation Engineer (Testing Lab)

Date: Apr 16, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 12176

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:

Super Micro Computer, Inc. is seeking talented Validation Engineer to join the testing team based out of our San Jose headquarter office. This position will be working closely with BIOS and design team to test and validate motherboards, systems, and other server components; discover and resolve hardware and software issues collaboratively. The ideal candidate must have solid hands-on experience in enterprise motherboards and its components with strong testing knowledge, able to work effectively in team environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

•    Perform motherboard, system, and other server component validation testing
•    Conduct functionality testing, compatibility testing, performance testing, stress and reliability testing
•    In-depth working knowledge of SATA, SAS/SCSI, or PCIe protocols is required. In-depth knowledge in signal integrity technology
•    Experience in developing or testing complex high-performance server systems.
•    Experience with different Operating Systems (Windows, Linux, VMware, Mac).
•    Ability to analyze complex problems and lead engineers/teams, as required, to root-cause and recommendation of corrective actions. 
•    Conceptualize, plan and execute the design and development of cooling solutions for server platforms


•    Bachelor or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
•    Minimum of 1-2 years of working experience in hardware design, validation or compliance test environment preferred
•    Strong knowledge of computer architecture
•    Familiar with Linux, Windows, and networking
•    Strong sense of team work and a good team player, strong communication skills in both speaking and writing
•    In-depth working knowledge of server high speed I/O bus protocol. In-depth knowledge in electrical circuit design, signal integrity technology.
•    Experience in C/C++, Python is plus.  

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:

• Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms

• Lift, carry, push and pull in excess of 25 pounds

• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb and balance

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

• Office, lab or warehouse environment setting shared with other staff members.

• Wet humid conditions, extreme heat or cold (weather), outdoor weather conditions.

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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