General Information

Req #
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
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 a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

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

Description and Requirements

About Our Team

This is an exciting and fast paced role supporting the Cloud Server Provider (CSP) segment! 

We are seeking an experienced System Solution Architect with knowledge of multiple generations of Intel x86 Architecture and who can work directly with Lenovo’s CSP customers and partners in the Infrastructure Solutions Group.  Lenovo's Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) is innovating the future-defined data center, today. From the simplest to the most complex IT environments for all types of workloads, our servers, storage, networking and solutions help maximize the potential of data centers.

The selected candidate will leverage a formidable technical competency, creativity, and a “drive for results” attitude to construct innovative value for our customers.

Location: This position is based at Lenovo's NA Headquarters in Morrisville, NC. Relocation assistance is available for this position. 

What You'll Do

  • Stay current on Intel x86, AMD, Nvidia, FPGA, and ARM based technology roadmaps and understand how this technology can drive future datacenter architecture for industry and worldwide top public cloud customers
  • Work closely with customer engineering teams and Lenovo sales and marketing teams to extract customer requirements
  • Create specifications and collateral that define the next generation hyperscale platforms
  • Lead HyperScale development team to work out the design proposals with

--Product and system Spec

--System architecture and Placement

--Demonstrate Lenovo design and engineering Capability

--Game plan and Development strategy to win customer and business

  • Lead engagement with suppliers and partners of hardware building blocks such as storage devices, network controllers, FPGAs, and other emerging technology hardware devices.
  • Own end-to-end product delivery from pre-concept to launch of platforms.

To qualify the candidate must possess the following skills and experience:

Basic Qualifications

  • Undergraduate BSEE or BSCE degree required
  • Must have 10 years or more work experience in  server and hardware development
  • Experience in direct customer engagements is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to understand customer requirements; interpret these requirements and convert them into a competitive cloud platform portfolio.
  • Deep knowledge of X86 Intel server architecture
  • Knowledge of design elements of OCP (Open Compute Project) based HW is a plus
  • Cross discipline understanding of engineering that cover Thermal, Mechanical, Power, Power Management, and TCO of the Datacenter
  • Proficiency with Linux server operating systems
  • Cloud experience a plus
  • A Masters degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation
  • Ability to interface with Lenovo and customer executives
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead teams and have the autonomy to make decisions
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally
  • Ability to work effectively cross-culturally across teams in the US and Asia

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