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Dropbox // cloud storage
 
Engineering, Full Time    San Francisco, CA; Remote - US    Posted: Saturday, December 19, 2020
 
   
 
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Role Description

We are looking for an experienced server hardware developer who can engage with our hardware technology vendors, partner with our internal customers to resolve our pain points & needs, & define & lead future hardware designs that will help scale our Dropbox Production Infrastructure that brings the best value to Dropbox users. You will play a critical role in defining and developing future server architectures that will enable us grow our infrastructure more efficiently and reliably.    

Responsibilities

  • Be the domain expert in server hardware; Participate in setting the company strategy around future hardware, talk about Dropbox hardware internally and externally, mentor junior engineers & help grow the next hardware expert
  • Scope and provide deep analyses on next generation hardware technologies to satisfy our growth and technical requirements
  • Expert in reading, understanding & applying hardware technical data sheets, block diagrams, schematics, layouts, specifications & standards
  • Build proof of concepts, define benchmarks, run tests and constantly able to develop prototypes to address performance/TCO/reliability issues
  • Work cross-functionally to define & design next generation servers that will meet our reqs and delivers step-function improvement to our infrastructures TCO, reliability or performance
  • Proficient in solving complex hardware problems & driving root cause analysis with minimal guidance

Requirements

  • Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  •  8+ years of server hardware industry experience
  •  Solid understanding of X86 server architecture and server sub-systems
  •  Experience in server design process, from conception to production
  •  Experience in working with different type of vendors; commodity vendors and ODMs 
  •  Experience with server embedded firmwares / systems; bios and bmc 
  •  Working knowledge of Linux
  •  Exceptional ability in debugging designs and complex hardware bugs
  •  Ability to work independently with minimal direction
  •  Excellent written, verbal, & presentation skills

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