General Information

Req #
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

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

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, and we are the best. We're not just a Fortune Global 500 company, we're one of Fortune's Most Admired. We're in 180 markets, 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… We are focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, 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!

Who You'll Work With

At Lenovo, we manufacture one of the world's widest portfolios of connected products, including PCs (ThinkPad, Yoga, Lenovo Legion), tablets, smartphones, and workstations, as well as augmented and virtual reality (Mirage, ThinkReality), smart home/office solutions, software, and services. Lenovo's data center solutions (ThinkSystem, ThinkAgile) are creating the capacity and computing power for the connections that are changing business and society.

What You'll Do

You will be part of Lenovo’s Personal Computing and Smart Device Technology Office, which is a centralized team responsible for applied research, advanced technology, and architecture, supporting Lenovo’s devices and software businesses. We focus on delivering industry leading devices and rapidly expanding into services and solutions. 

We’re looking for a software architect to help analyze and drive optimization of Windows on ARM (Advanced RISC Machines) PC system performance in collaborative computing working with key hardware and software partners.  Our goal is to innovate through the full stack and work closely with leading HW, SW, and application providers to provide highly optimized solutions running on Windows or ARM systems. A candidate with additional experience with  X86 systems is preferred. 

We want someone who has a strong passion to deliver high quality products and solve challenging technical real-world problems. You can make a difference by working with cross functional teams including system design, client software, HW design and driver teams to measure, analyze and help to optimize the performance at both system level and in algorithm pipelines. 


  • The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: 
  • Analyze system performance and potential optimizations 
  • Work hands on with the solution that will run on Windows/ ARM systems 
  • Drive requirements to partners on improve performance  
  • Tune system/application performance and improve stability 
  • Maintain focus on security, privacy, and software best-practices 
  • Collaborate with design, software, and hardware teams  
  • Work hands on with the solution that will run on X86 systems 

Basic Qualifications 

  • Degree in science and technology majoring in, Electrical, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field 
  • 7+ years of experience in computer architecture 
  • 5+ years' experience with hardware or software system power and performance analysis and optimization 
  • Knowledge of ARM and Windows on ArmA architectures  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience working with global teams of different disciplines  
  • Project management experience  
  • Knowledge of x86 and Windows architectures for both local and cloud instances.  


The base salary range for this position in Colorado, New York City, Nevada, and Washington, is $140,000 - 180,000. Individuals may also be considered for bonus and/or commission. Lenovo’s various benefits can be found on 
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