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Sr Staff Systems Architect

Company: ZT Systems group
Location: Seattle
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Sr Staff Systems Architect page is loaded Sr Staff Systems Architect Apply locations Seattle, WA Austin, TX time type Full time posted on Posted 3 Days Ago job requisition id R-102320
About The Role
In this position, the System Architect will be responsible for architecting Server and Rack level solutions for customers in the Cloud Computing and Hyperscale Industry. The responsibilities for this position include working directly with our customers and core technology suppliers to understand and solve technical problems facing the customer. In addition, the position will include providing technical leadership and guidance to internal Engineering, Management, and Business Teams.
What You Will Do

  • Develops long-term hyperscale server technology strategies based on technical and business footprint of the customer.
  • Drives internal and external integration of system level engineering strategy.
  • Develops long-term technical relationships with the core technology ecosystem. The relationships should create a technical interface, driving customer requirements into next generation designs.
  • Identifies and develops differentiation opportunities and drives thought leadership discussions among engineering, customers, business, and management.
  • Work directly with customers on concept and development of custom hyperscale server and rack designs.
  • Determine how to solve performance/operational problems and deliver business value through ZT hardware.What You Bring
    • Experience with high-speed design, signal integrity issues, power distribution techniques and x86/ARM/GPU platform architectures.
    • Experience with implementation of high-speed serial buses and Fabrics (SAS/SATA, PCIe, InfiniBand, Fibre Channel, Ethernet, etc.), high speed Memory Busses (DDR4/DDR5, HBM), and Processor/Accelerator Cache Coherent Links (CXL).
    • Knowledge of server & rack architecture, system level design, board level design and overall server management.
    • Strong knowledge of the Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) functionality, telemetry, and design for Security/RoT.
    • Experience with new product development life cycle and driving cross-functional development efforts from concept to planning to development.
    • Demonstrated ability to create detailed architecture specifications and drive business cases for new products and features.
    • Strong understanding of network technologies and datacenter network topologies.
    • Optional: Working knowledge of server operating systems including Windows Server and Linux (CentOS, Ubuntu, Fedora, SUSE).
    • Optional: Experience with Server Virtualization Solutions (VMware, Citrix or Hyper-V).
    • Optional: Knowledge of software driver implementation, IP schemas and network protocols.
    • Demonstrated ability to discover, learn, and apply new technologies.Competencies
      • Innovates and develops intellectual property.
        • Excellent communication, social, commercial and negotiation skills.
        • Leadership of feasibility studies of system level concepts.
        • Author technical papers, present at industry forums and participate in industry consortiums.
        • Drive prototyping or proof of concepts of new technologies.Education
          • BS in Electrical, CS, or Mechanical Engineering
          • MS in Electrical, CS or Mechanical Engineering (preferred but not required)Experience
            • 8 + years of direct industry experience
            • System Architect - Server design
              • Experience in developing server product architectures and carrying through to production.
              • Experience with server motherboard design
              • Experience with server chassis layout optimization
              • Experience with rack-level and data-center design implementation
              • System Architect - Power design
                • AC/DC power converter design, System/Rack power budgeting and debug experience
                • Rack and Data Center Level power infrastructure experience
                • SW/FW Architect - UEFI FW, BMC FW, OS/Drivers
                  • Experience coding for AMI and/or OpenBMC based BMC FW
                  • Experience with DMTF Redfish
                  • Experience coding for UEFI FW (BIOS)
                  • Experience with industry security protocols, Root of Trust, and design for security
                  • Experience with Operating Systems and Driver design/usageZT Systems offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with work experience and/or education, an excellent benefits program that includes a 401(k) plan, health and dental insurance, and paid time off. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status. ZT Systems is a Drug-Free Workplace.About ZT SystemsAt ZT Systems, you'll get to do work you are proud of alongside smart, passionate people. Every day, there are opportunities to collaborate with the best in the industry to design, build, and deliver impactful solutions to world-class customers. Along the way, you will gain hands-on experience in a face-paced environment that's challenging, rewarding, and career-defining.A culture built around our values we work hard and think fast. We view challenges as opportunities-to do better, push harder, and be faster than we were the day before. When we fail, we learn from it and move on together. And when we succeed, we use the momentum to go even further. We create value with everything we do, building the foundation of today-and transforming the future of tomorrow.
                    Join ZT Systems and help us build technology infrastructure that connects the world.What We OfferWhen you join ZT, you'll enjoy a range of world-class, inclusive employee benefits designed to grow with you and our company. From competitive compensation to 401K matching to comprehensive health & wellness programs and tuition reimbursement, ZT Systems offers industry leading benefits packages for eligible employees designed to help you get the most out of life.ZT Group Int'l. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. ZT Systems provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. About US If you are a current ZT Systems employee interested in applying for an internal job, please use this link below:

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