General Information

Req #
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Working time:

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 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! 

Who you’ll work with: 

Lenovo’s Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) provides end-to-end IT solutions and services for organizations at any scale. We empower the Data-Centered to dramatically accelerate their organizations, improve their industries, and solve humanity’s greatest challenges. A trusted partner every step of the way, we provide reliable infrastructure and support with Smarter Infrastructure Solutions, Cloud Computing, Analytics and AI, As-A-Service, Edge Computing, and more. 

What you'll do:

The candidate selected for this position will become an important part of the ISG Systems Architecture Board, responsible for the design, development and implementation of all ThinkSystem servers, with a strong focus on commonality across our portfolio.  As a member of this team, you will engage with some of the industry’s most influential experts and work with the most important technology companies. The successful candidate will be a proven technical leader and innovator, with high energy and passion for leading our global engineering teams.


  • Drive system architecture with a focus on commonality across our portfolio and provide deep expertise on board designs, layouts, materials, and components for ISG server products
  • Review and approve system design specifications (system and subsystem architects)
  • Review system designs with customers and partners to establish an “outside-in” view
  • Collaborate closely with marketing and procurement to define platform requirements and RFQs
  • Review and approve System Gerbers
  • Review and approve test plans to ensure coverage and conformance to architectural and design specifications
  • Ensure the correct implementation of functions and achievement of customer experience goals


  • At least 8 years experience serving as technical leader for large engineering team.
  • Expert knowledge of system board design and layout.
  • Expert in Cadence Allegro PCB design software
  • Experience creating schematics and reference designs
  • Ability to think broadly, to assess and clearly communicate design tradeoffs, including cost, performance, quality, serviceability and customer experience.
  • Ability to work as agile, creative thinker with a strong understanding of both business and technical aspects of systems design
  • Demonstrated success in collaborating and providing cross-functional leadership and build strong working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Self-starter that can operate with a high degree of autonomy with an ability to navigate ambiguity and drive results in a complex, high growth environment
  • Utmost levels of integrity and professionalism


  • Broad knowledge of system design, including Power, Thermal and Mechanical
  • Experience designing systems to support high TDP accelerators, including GPUs, FPGAs, OAM, 48V conversion, high transients, and over-current protection
  • Experience with PCIe Gen4, knowledge of PCIeG5 and CXL, understanding of balanced I/O design
  • Executive presence: comfortable making executive-level presentations, navigate complex and complicated situations, and able to positively influence multiple stakeholders

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, 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

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