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Director, Firmware

Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Supermicro

San Jose, CA 95194
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
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Super Micro Computer, Inc. is seeking talented Director, Firmware who will be responsible for developing world class firmware to fully maximize the strong hardware architecture of in-house servers. We are looking for talented individuals who enjoy creating firmware for networking products, prototyping concepts, and investigating in new technologies. Additionally, you will also be responsible for provide mentorship to junior members in the team to ensure they are able to pick up tasks in the shortest time given. In this position, the candidate will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design robust networking products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Build and lead a team of firmware engineers to design and develop world class firmware for cutting edge enterprise products

Drive the analysis, debug, optimization, and validation BMC or CMM firmware on complex Embedded multi-core architectures

Drive the triage and root cause of system, driver, and device firmware issues at customer sites through hands-on leadership

Provide hands-on customer support to ensure the successful adoption and integration of cutting edge products


Bachelors degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering or Computer Science peferred; Masters degree is desirable

15+ years of experience in software and/or firmware is preferred

Direct experience in managing a team of firmware engineer supporting storage, computing or multi-purpose rack server systems

Technical proficiency and strong experience in C/C++ for drivers or Embedded systems is required

Hands-on experience with Kernel and firmware debugging and protocol analyzers is desirable

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 (ie, cold, heat, rain, and/or wind)

Reference: 1152696207

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