General Information

Req #
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Thursday, July 7, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

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Description and Requirements

As a workstation performance engineer, you are responsible for performance analysis on our ThinkStation and Thinkpad P-series workstation products. You will be responsible for analyzing CPU, memory, GPU, storage (including RAID), battery life (for mobile products) as well as identifying any performance related issues.  You will work with development teams to resolve any performance related issues.  For new products that are entering production, you will be responsible for testing, verifying, and documenting performance in comparison to prior generation products as well as performance differences within those products (such as CPU and GPU SKU differences).


  • Analyze and review benchmark results with an eye towards an in-depth understanding of what the results mean, and when the results may be incorrect, or are indicating performance issues related to hardware, thermal, power, and/or software/driver/firmware issues.  Work with senior members of the team to help resolve or explain these issues
  • Execute performance test plans.  Swap hardware GPUs, memory, and storage devices as needed.  Install OS’s, drivers, BIOS, and firmware updates.  Load and run various benchmarks to test the performance of the CPU, memory, GPU, storage, and battery.
  • Put together and present data to both the performance team as well as the sales teams and directly to customers
  • Run performance analysis against competitive products to identify and understand how we compare.
  • Help develop and maintain department tools to document and search benchmark results

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or similar field.
  • 2+ years’ experience
  • Basic understanding of computer architecture
  • Basic understanding of Windows and Linux operating systems, BIOS, device drivers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some background in coding is preferred, such as python, Java script, etc.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Eagerness to learn new concepts and take on new challenges
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer first attitude required
  • Willingness to be flexible and change depending on the needs of the business
This position will be working onsite at our North American HQ in Raleigh, NC.

Why Lenovo?

Lenovo is a US$60 billion Fortune Global 500 company, with 60,000+ 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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* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America