General Information

Req #
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Thursday, November 18, 2021
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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

Come join an engaging, collaborative, and innovative team and enjoy the pleasures of working alongside the most talented engineers in the industry to develop the next generation servers. This engineering role is a key component of Lenovo's new product introduction within the ISG (Infrastructure Solutions Group) development team. 

What You'll Do

This role will validate each new product’s CPUs, Memory, PCIe, Network, and Storage performance on the next generation x86 two-socket Intel based servers. Individuals in this role will utilize leading edge tools to measure and evaluate low level server performance and provide performance related collateral for development, marketing teams and work closely with the team’s peer performance benchmarking team to optimize server performance to achieve World Record performance benchmarks.

Lenovo SPV (System Performance Validation) engineers will be responsible for identifying, reporting, and tracking defects throughout the development process and drive identified problems to resolution. 

The day-to-day activities will include configuring server hardware and creating scripts to automate benchmarking tools to increase efficiency and aid in the performance evaluation of new server products. Individuals in this role are expected to provide technical expertise in support of pre-sales and sales, along with customer engagements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical/Computer Engineering/Computer Information Systems
  • Strong desire to learn and engage with a team of highly motivated engineers to identify and deliver servers that outperform the competition
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for a variety of tasks, including customer engagements in response to performance related inquiries
  • Desire to work cooperatively with other Lenovo functional teams when engaged
  • An applied knowledge of x86 computer architecture Intel and AMD
  • Hands on experience with x86 CPUs and Memory with the ability and experience to swap hardware components
  • Must be self-motivated with an ability to work self-directed with minimal guidance
  • Ability to create / develop collateral that can be leverage by Marketing and Sales to explain product’s performance
  • Willingness to collaborating on projects across globally diverse functional teams and travel domestically and internationally if required
  • Experience with debugging system level hardware issues, opening and driving defects across functional teams to resolution and closure
  • Work cooperatively with other Lenovo functional teams when engaging with external customer in response to performance related inquiries.
  • Familiarity with performance test methodology and other hardware test methods

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of directly related hardware engineering experience
  • 5+ years of experience in x86 system architecture; server design experience is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience installing and configuring server hardware and software
  • An applied knowledge of Linux-based operating system i.e., RedHat, Suse, Ubunto, and CentOS -- Linux related certification is a plus.
  • Proficiency in scripting (BASH/Perl/Python and Windows Power Shell) to enable automated execution of tasks.
  • Knowledge of Nvidia, FPGA, and ARM based technologies a plus
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.
For US applicants: In accordance with Executive Order 14042, 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 by January 18, 2022, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated by January 18, that means individuals must receive the final dose of a 2-dose vaccine (e.g., Moderna or Pfizer) or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine by January 4, 2022. This applies to all US based employees and contractors, including remote employees and interns. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022 or during your new employment orientation (for individuals with hire dates after January 4, 2022), or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.