Compute Server Design Engineering Lead - uMetal

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We're changing the way people think about transportation. Not that long ago we were just an app to request premium black cars in a few metropolitan areas. Now we're a part of the logistical fabric of more than 500 cities around the world. Whether it's a ride, a sandwich, or a package, we use technology to give people what they want, when they want it.

For the women and men who drive with Uber, our app represents a flexible new way to earn money. For cities, we help strengthen local economies, improve access to transportation, and make streets safer.

And that's just what we're doing today. We're thinking about the future, too. With teams working on autonomous trucking and self-driving cars, we're in for the long haul. We're reimagining how people and things move from one place to the next.

Job Description

About us

We're changing the way people think about transportation. Not that long ago we were just an app to request premium black cars in a few metropolitan areas. Now we're a part of the logistical fabric of more than 500 cities around the world. Whether it's a ride, a sandwich, or a package, we use technology to give people what they want, when they want it.

For the women and men who drive with Uber, our app represents a flexible new way to earn money. For cities, we help strengthen local economies, improve access to transportation, and make streets safer.

And that's just what we're doing today. We're thinking about the future, too. With teams working on autonomous trucking and self-driving cars, we're in for the long haul. We're reimagining how people and things move from one place to the next.

We're bringing Uber to every major city in the world. We need your skills and passion to help make it happen! Be sure to check out the Uber Engineering Blog to learn more about the team.

About the team

The uMetal team provides the on-demand metal service to keep Uber's innovation running. uMetal builds the base layer of compute resources for developers, riders, drivers, and self-driving cars rely on every day. Supporting billions of rides and fast-forwarding to the future of self-driving cars, Uber's data center team has some of the most interesting challenges around.

Uber is growing rapidly. We are excited to build a hardware design engineering team from the ground up. We are looking for an innovative industry expert for the Compute Server Design Engineering Lead position. This position will be responsible to technically leading the design of Uber's compute server which supports all Uber products compute demands (especially new areas covering Autonomous driving and Machine Learning) by using a variety of cutting edge technologies like GPU's and TPU's. Our Uber compute product must be designed to be ground breaking, highly efficient, reliable, easy to maintain, and cost effective. This position is for a full time position located in our Palo Alto office.

What you'll do:

  • Define the server compute product requirements and specifications which include BMC's and system management functionality
  • Contribute to the overall rack product and standards definition
  • Work with ODM vendors to drive the development of the compute server
  • Perform schematics reviews to ensure proper delivery of form/fit and function of new server hardware
  • Review the BOM to drive down cost, increase reliability, and ensure availability
  • Review electrical and system validation plans to ensure proper testing of the function of the new server hardware. Perform some bring up, validation, and debug in the lab.
  • Work with data center partners to debug issues, define system requirements, and solicit feedback for next generation hardware
  • Work with data center partners to provide support documentation, application notes, errata list and field application notes
  • Participate in data center road shows, plug-fest, and other industry standards outreach activities to support the new server hardware
  • Build an engineering team by hiring world class engineers.

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of experience working leading board design of server motherboards and graphics boards along with driving the overall server system design with successful releases to production
  • Experience validation and debug of the server systems and motherboards to ensure proper form/fit/functionality of the board with all of its interfaces.
  • Experience with technically leading or managing a team of engineers
  • Experience driving component and chip design vendors
  • Familiar with tools: schematic capture & board layout - ORCAD, Allegro, etc.
  • Familiar with all industry interface standards (PCIe, DRR, etc.)

Bonus points if:

  • Master's degree in electrical engineering
  • Experience with working closely with firmware sw engineering and support device driver debug
  • Experience with Datacenter Hardware Open Source Standards like OCP, Open19, etc.
  • Experience working with ODM partners
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Experience handling data center deployments and issues
  • Experience resolving server production yield and test issues

Perks:

  • Employees are given Uber credits every month.
  • The rare opportunity to change the way the world moves. We're not just another social web app, we're moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Smart, engaged co-workers.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
  • Unlimited vacation policy; take time when you need it.

Uber is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.


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