System Hardware EngineerSan Jose, California Requisition Number R0023367 Subsidiary eBay
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Interface and drive hardware vendors to develop new platforms with eBay hardware & firmware requirements
Working with Supply team to evaluate and to select cost effective hardware solution via RFQ processes.
Working with vendors and/or external labs to complete system evaluation and validation.
Run standard benchmark performance testing.
Test system BIOS, BMC firmware.
Verify function and performance of memory, storage and network subsystems.
Create and execute system test plans to provide comprehensive hardware validation from mechanical, thermal, electrical/power to firmware of programmable devices: BIOS, BMC, NIC, Storage Controller, CPLD, CM.
Work with partner & customer teams to benchmark applications.
Desired Skills and Experience:
At least 5-8 years of hardware or firmware validation on different hardware platforms using Linux or FreeBSD
Must have deep exposure to BIOS, BMC, NIC & server networking and Linux at the level of an expert user in most of these areas
Must be familiar to computer system architecture
Capable to compile, debug and package add-on Linux drivers in standard Linux distributions
Scripting in Bash, Python or similar scripting languages
Working experience with Computer Hardware vendors
Hand-on experience of executing complete system validation
Demonstrated oral & written communications
Bonus: Exposure to BIOS or BMC firmware development and QA testing
Bonus: Experience with multiple ODM hardware vendors
Bonus: Exposure to provisioning and monitoring servers in a large scale data center
BS EE or CS with continued formal or informal education
Position ideally based in San Jose, CA with business travel required.
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