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Hardware Engineer at Super Micro Computer Inc in San Jose, California

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Req ID: 4861

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 is looking for some great Hardware Engineers who have a very good understanding of Intel CPU Architecture. You will be working with multiple Validation and R&D teams to provide design and system improvements. Come join the fastest growing IT Infrastructure Company in the industry. We have a great benefits package with the best healthcare plan, and great bonus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Work with System and Hardware Design Engineers to resolve issues and provide product quality improvement solutions.

  • Reading Intel documentation and errata’s with strong understanding of the chipset, memory, and BIOS functions.

  • Have strong knowledge of VRM controllers and Power MOSFETs.

  • Constant and effective communication with all necessary parties


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related is preferred, and Master's degree is strongly desirable

  • Very good understanding in Intel CPU architecture and designing.

  • Great knowledge of VRM controllers and MOSFET, PCI Express GEN 4, DDR4 memory layout and most of all - PCB layout and stack up.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in motherboard/system debugging environment preferred

  • Simulations experience would be very helpful, ex: Signal Integrity, others.

  • Strong team player, ability to work effectively in team to resolve any issues before production

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.