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Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Thursday, May 13, 2021
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Description and Requirements

The Product Engineer (PE) serves as the business segment focal point and leader for a set of ISG (Infrastructure Solutions Group) Products. The successful candidate will lead Lenovo ISG’s highest level of Field Support. Responsibilities will include leading a team of engineers in diagnosing and resolving, field problems along with closing the loop with knowledge articles and feedback to our development and product assurance organizations. The successful candidate will have working knowledge of data center systems, demonstrated team leadership or management, and knowledge of the field support process and customer engagement. Ideally, the candidate will have first-hand experience working directly with customers either by phone or at customer site.

Responsibilities will apply to the cases that require problem determination and problem source isolation on systems, subsystems, and all the various components within a Customer solution. As stated in regards to close loop, this includes providing technical expertise to the field on problem determination / isolation and providing action plans to resolve client issues. Developing and maintaining a relationships with Development to have collaborative engagements for the further analysis of design, and architectural issues is a must. 

The leader is expected to manage pervasive field issues, drive field communications, and prioritize fix releases. Driving organizational capability in ensuring that the right staffing levels, lab equipment and logistics of off-shift support is crucial to the long term success. It is expected that the leader will participate on internal and external conference calls to explain technical issues. The engineer will also provide internal and external written technical communications. 

Position Requirements:
• High level of experience performing hardware troubleshooting of x86 Servers
• Deep understanding of server architecture 
• Experience using lab hardware to replicate customer configuration in order to replicate customer failure mechanisms 
• Ability to read and interpret hardware error logs & OS logs to isolate customer problems 
• Experience partnering with Development and Level 2/3 teams to drive fixes for field issues
• Experience participating on pre-product activities, taking technical positions for defect deferrals and HW design changes
• Interface with client teams and customers to explain technical solutions and maintain customer satisfaction. 
• Generate technical documentation for service personnel and clients to follow
• Provide on-site assistance to resolve critical client technical issues (when required)
• Maintain key data for products assigned (specifications, publications, product tips, defects, engineering changes/history, product roadmaps, lifecycle, new product introduction, releases 
• For ‘Critical’ cases or client outages, position may require ability to project manage collective Remote Support/ OEM / Lenovo teams to urgently restore client outages. 
• Order and maintain capital assets and lab equipment. 
• Engage and interact with geographical teams. 
• Participate in on-call rotation cycle to address critical customer issues.
• Fluent spoken and written English communication skills is a requirement to interact with customers, Lenovo project managers and other engineers. 

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Lenovo is a US$50 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.  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. 

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