Hardware Engineer
Facebook - Menlo Park, CA

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Facebook demands highly customized server components from its hardware vendors to ensure that every watt hour of energy is used efficiently. Our designs are kept simple and minimalistic; with an emphasis on specifying and testing every critical component. This position is full time and located in our Menlo Park office.
Responsibilities
  • Define architecture and specifications for custom data center equipment
  • Engage vendors to ensure product meets specification
  • Review schematic and board diagrams
  • Bring up new board designs
  • Test designs for functionality and power efficiency
  • Engage mechanical teams to ensure proper component cooling in the data center
  • Engage software team to ensure application compatibility and performance
  • Engage deployments team to ensure smooth product introduction
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or computer engineering required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with electronic design and bring up of server systems
  • Familiar with server system architecture of major CPU manufacturers
  • Experience with high speed board design and board bring-up
  • Familiarity with direct attach storage and high speed SAS backplane design a plus
  • Familiar with schematic and PCB CAD programs
  • Familiar with hardware testing methodologies and have a hands on approach when testing
  • Knowledge of Linux
  • Detail oriented communication and documentation skills

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