Sr. Hardware Design Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Hardware

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17


Supermicro is seeking an experienced hardware design engineer to design backplanes, add-on cards, and server motherboards. This ideal candidate must have a solid design and development background and will be responsible for specification and design of the product. This position will be located at our headquarters office in San Jose, CA.

Position Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Responsible for schematics capture, layout checking, BOM generating, and debugging/testing of backplane, add-on card, or server motherboard products
  • Collaborate with layout engineers, validation engineers, software engineers, firmware engineers, product engineers and other teams to discover and solve any engineering issues in early stage to ensure and enhance the quality of the products
  • Prepare technical documentation including product specifications, layout instructions, and test procedures
  • Ensure the products conform to engineering specifications, EMC, energy regulations, and customer performance expectations
  • Provide clear documentation and strong technical support to contract manufacturers and the production department during the product sample and production stages
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:

  • MSEE or  BSEE; with 5 years of experiences on board level design
  • In –depth knowledge of server motherboard design and x86 system architecture
  • Familiar with multi-phase VRM, high speed signal handling (USB/SATA/SAS/OPI), DDR4/DDR3 memory, signal integrity, eye diagram, transmission line, and EMI in reality and theory
  • Wide knowledge of PCB layout, Signals Integrity and simulation
  • Self-motivated team player with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment


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