General Information

Req #
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Monday, December 13, 2021
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. 

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a Fortune 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re in 180 countries, working with 63,000 brilliant colleagues and counting. And we’re known for the world’s most complete portfolio of smart technology, from devices to software to infrastructure.

With our ingenuity, 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

About Lenovo:
Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society. By designing, engineering and building the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices and infrastructure, we are also leading an Intelligent Transformation – to create better experiences and opportunities for millions of customers around the world. Join us in defining our world of tomorrow and creating smarter technology for all!

What You'll Do:
The OEM Lab Engineer will engage with OEM customers, partners, sales, and Lenovo product teams to evaluate, test, and drive technical requirements for complex OEM solution offerings. While Lenovo’s OEM business leverages its existing portfolio of products, there are many opportunities to customize offerings for unique OEM solutions, and the role of the Solution Architect will help OEM customers and sales teams evaluate and understand what is possible and how best to execute on technical solution requirements. The Lab Engineer will also develop technical relationships with key alliance partners, suppliers, and integrators in the ecosystem to ensure Lenovo is in the best technical posture to meet the needs of the market. The Lab Engineer will have responsibility for requirements input to Lenovo product development teams and will engage in specific testing and certifications for the OEM business.

This OEM Lab Engineer position is a technical pre-sales/relationship role supporting Lenovo's OEM sales teams. You will be a technical solutions adviser as customers look to Lenovo to develop solutions to address their business needs. You will be integral to the sales teams for opportunity identification, solution planning/design, and all technical elements of the sales opportunity. You are Lenovo's technical arbiter with the customer, external partners, and with our internal teams.

  • Conduct performance tests / benchmarking on Customer Solutions
  • Perform compatibility and power loss testing for customer proprietary hardware
  • Provide technical assistance in compliance and certification of hardware for specific Industry
  • Participate in initial customer issue debugging and data collection
  • Develop Proof of Concepts (POC) based on customer requirements for validation which may include Hardware, Software and 3rd Party offerings
  • Setup demo’s for customer to review POC’s and benchmark results
  • Assist with test plans and stay engaged with internal & external teams during solution development
  • Set and manage expectations around solutions, internally and externally
  • Evaluate customer solution for optimization and best alignment to Lenovo products/services
  • Understand emerging technologies and products and Lenovo's strategies to address them
  • Collaborate with OEM Solution Architects, Customers, Sales team and extended Lenovo teams

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree or greater in an engineering discipline
  • 5+ years industry experience in an Engineering lab environment
  • Strong experience in PC, Smart devices and Operating Systems
  • Experience working with IoT sensors, gateways and enclosures
  • Excellent, professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel 5%

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working on Linux operating systems
  • Experience with Device Management & Content Management Solutions programs
  • Experience using thermal chambers
  • Strong experience in performance benchmarking

Why Lenovo?
Lenovo is a US$60 billion Fortune Global 500 company, with 57,000 employees and operating in 180 markets around the world.  We are #1 PC company on the planet, BCG's 50 most innovative companies, and one of Interbrand’s 100 BEST global brands.  

Awards & Recognition:
  • Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies, 2020 & 2019
  • Human Rights Campaign, Corporate Quality Index – Perfect Score 2020, 2019, 2018
  • Universum’s World’s Most Attractive Employers, 2021, 2020
  • Best Places to work for LGBTQ Equality, 2021 & 2020
  • Top 100 Internship Programs Winner, 2020
  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights, 2020
  • Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index – Perfect Score, 2020
  • IoT Breakthrough Award, 2020
  • 2021 Fortune Global 500, #159
Learn more about why it’s great to work at Lenovo -
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America