General Information

Req #
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Working time:
Additional Locations
* United States of America - North Carolina - Morrisville

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Description and Requirements

The System Development Manager of Hardware Engineering is a leadership position with responsibility to provide support and lead team through server development execution. In this role, the suitable candidate will manage and develop a team of engineers and TPMs based in Morrisville, empowering the team to design and support Lenovo platforms throughout the product life cycle. Projects are typically longer-term, multi-functional with complex requirements and effort. This role also involves project resource planning, schedule and budget control, status updates, and strong cross company communication with the world-wide development organization. Additionally, this work may involve working on OEM versions of our General Purpose servers or customizing per specific customer requirements. It could also include identifying and improving process and program efficiencies. You will have the opportunity to make an impact on the products we develop and build a top-class engineering team while supporting our In House Development strategy.


  • Oversee hardware product development through the entire life cycle
  • Work with team on developing schedules, budgets, resource plans, critical deliverables, and other support requirements for assigned projects
  • Drive decisions and ensure standardized product development processes are followed 
  • Work closely with operations, manufacturing, testing, FW and common teams
  • Identify and highlight issues and prevent resource constraints before they happen
  • Lead strategic initiatives to expand the capabilities of this system team working closely with peer teams 
  • Develop team technical skills as part of continual growth 
  • Coach team members by defining expectations and providing timely and specific feedback
  • Identify mentorship opportunities and coordinate training and professional development for your team

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, or equivalent
  • At least 6 years of industry experience
  • At least 2 years of direct experience with hardware design on server products 
  • Successful completion of multiple server products, with direct experience shipping products in volume
  • At least 2 years experience effectively communicating program plans, proposals, and results, as well as negotiating options at senior management levels
  • Previous experience leading a team of engineers and acting as a technical contributor in design reviews and decisions 

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Master's degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, or equivalent
  • 2+ years of management experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Deep knowledge in one or more technical topics
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Additional Locations
* United States of America - North Carolina - Morrisville
* United States of America
* United States of America - North Carolina
* United States of America - North Carolina - Morrisville