1+ months

Senior Hardware Engineer | Server | Storage (San Jose, CA)

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113


This position is based in our San Jose, CA offices. The position requires on-site lab work. There may be some flexibility in days per week required on-site. Relocation may be considered.

This is a senior level, individual contributor role. In this role you will be involved in both hands-on technical work and in providing mentoring and leadership across the team, and within the organization.

Who Youll Work With

UCS Servers / Hardware Engineering Servers

The Computing Systems Products Group, through The Unified Computing Systems creative architecture, helps to enable the fully unified data center. We architect the next generation unified computing systems, including compute, storage, network, visualization, and management into a single platform. The team designs, implements, and delivers Computer industry leading computing system products. You will be part of the dynamic and passionate team working on exciting projects.

What You Will Do

In this highly visible role as a Technical Lead Hardware Engineer you will;

  • Lead system design on computing system products
  • Prioritize and translate high level requirements into actionable milestones
  • Drive product from concept to production
  • Participate in all stages of architecture, design, validation, and support of computing system products
  • Coordinate and contribute to engineering deliverables including specifications and test plans
  • Deliver hands-on engineering efforts for system bring up and validation in the lab
  • Interact, lead, and address challenging technical problems with multi-functional teams
  • Act as technical liaison to key suppliers for the product and technical perspectives
  • Lead decision making to resolve technical tradeoff, operational and business considerations

Who You Are

  • Proven experience with BSEE, MSEE, or BS Computer Science
  • Experience with Compute Servers, Storage Appliance, Network Switches and PCIe Adapters.
  • Demonstrated experience working with ODMs and overseas cross functional teams
  • Current and/or prior experience with Intel x86 products desired. AMD EPYC product experience is a plus.
  • Experience with design tools including Cadence Concept, and Allegro is a must.
  • Familiar with high-speed serial interfaces such as PCIe, Ethernet and Fiber Channel
  • Familiar with memory and DDR protocols
  • Experience with high-speed (>=25G) system design, signal integrity issues, and power distribution techniques
  • Experience with lab bring up and design validation
  • Ability to collaborate with other disciplines, including software, BIOS, BMC, Diagnostics and QA
  • Demonstrated experience with shipping products.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Prior experience leading programs is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

Why Cisco?

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference. Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns, but our edge comes from our people. Our People Are The Heart of Cisco

Cisco is proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

We see inclusion and diversity as essential to fueling the power of connection. Learn about inclusion and collaboration in action at Cisco. Diversity, Inclusion and Collaboration at Cisco

Benefits and Perks

We strive to keep our teams happy and healthy. Many roles have the option to be Remote or Hybrid. Cisco provides competitive pay, excellent medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) match, 20 days of paid time off plus holidays, support for parents and paid time to volunteer. View the benefits overview. Benefits and Perks - Cisco

Join us! #WeAreCisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!

But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us! 

Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.


Posted: 2022-04-04 Expires: 2022-07-31

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