General Information

Req #
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
Taipei City
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Taipei - Taipei City - Taiwan

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements


  • Deliver a cost optimized ISG system portfolio that meets or exceeds the business objectives.
  • Work with system lead architects to establish the proper product cost posture at initial conception.
  • Give development and business executives actionable intelligence and insight on design cost.
  • Together with other cost-focused team members, create and institutionalize a vibrant and productive cost BMS.
  • Investigate and review Lenovo and competitor system designs, low-level subsystem designs, and cost estimate analyses.
  • Work hand-in-hand with development engineers and the supply chain to identify potential cost-saving ideas.
  • Use “cost by function” techniques to provide clarity as to why one design costs more than another.
  • Team with the Cost Engineering group to enhance their cost estimating abilities and techniques.
  • Team with the Transformation group to enhance the cost management tools and dashboards.

Education and Experience

  • At least 10 years of experience working in computer or server development.
  • Bachelor of Science level education in Electrical Engineering.

Technical Skills

  • Broad system-level engineering design capabilities.
  • Deep knowledge of either electrical or mechanical engineering and their application to Data Center system design.
  • Familiarity with current Intel, AMD and ARM roadmaps.
  • Familiarity with datacenter infrastructure, including rack organization, power, cooling, and networking.
  • Familiarity with supply chain methods and operations, including procurement and manufacturing.
  • Possess strong organizational, business, and financial acumen.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving capability.
  • Well-versed in Microsoft enterprise applications, including Office and Teams.
  • Familiar with Agile process tools, such as JIRA and Confluence.
  • Project management skills.
  • Has reliability analysis experience. Specifically, electrical reliability understanding will be good to make sure informed trade offs are made on design and sourcing decisions.

    Teaming and Communications

    • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation.
    • Good interpersonal and influencing skills
    • Executive presence and command skills to interface to Lenovo executives.
    • Ability to work effectively cross-functionally, cross-culturally, and across multiple time zones.
    • Not afraid of conflict, and able to build consensus through direct interaction and compromise.
    • Bring established relationships across Lenovo ISG to the role.
    • English language proficiency is preferred, and Chinese language capability is required.

    * Taipei - Taipei City - Taiwan