Powering growth. Expanding possibilities.

At SGH, we design and develop high-performance, high-availability, enterprise solutions that help our customers solve for the future. Across our computing, memory, and LED lines of business, we focus on serving our customers by providing deep technical knowledge and expertise, custom design engineering, build-to-order flexibility, and a commitment to best-in-class quality. 

We come from a broad collection of experiences and diverse backgrounds, but we’re united by a drive to raise the bar for the impactful technologies we design and manufacture, our customers, and each other. With an open and inclusive culture, we help one another think creatively and look beyond – because when we’re each at our best, we’re even more powerful together.

Powering growth. Expanding possibilities.

At SGH, we design and develop high-performance, high-availability, enterprise solutions that help our customers solve for the future. Across our computing, memory, and LED lines of business, we focus on serving our customers by providing deep technical knowledge and expertise, custom design engineering, build-to-order flexibility, and a commitment to best-in-class quality.

We come from a broad collection of experiences and diverse backgrounds, but we’re united by a drive to raise the bar for the impactful technologies we design and manufacture, our customers, and each other. With an open and inclusive culture, we help one another think creatively and look beyond – because when we’re each at our best, we’re even more powerful together.

Sr. Hardware Engineer - Storage

Date Posted:  Mar 29, 2024
Requisition ID:  1100
Location: 

Maynard, MA, US, 01754

Brand:  Stratus

For leaders digitally transforming their operations to drive predictable, peak performance with minimal risk, Stratus ensures the continuous availability of business-critical applications by delivering zero-touch computing platforms that are simple to deploy and maintain, protected from interruptions and threats, and operate autonomously. For more than 40 years, we have provided reliable and redundant zero-touch computing, enabling global Fortune 500 companies and small-to-medium sized businesses to securely and remotely turn data into actionable intelligence at the Edge and data center – driving uptime and efficiency.

 

Overview

This is an engineering position to provide support for storage related issues in hardware and software development, debug, and customer support.  This is for Stratus high availability server products used in mission critical applications around the world, and potentially for also supporting SGH Penguin Computer and SMART storage offerings.

 

Responsibilities

  • Vendor Interface to media and array storage providers, providing technical conduit for issue escalations and chairing weekly technical meetings with primary storage providers.
  • Support internal system test and qualification with failure analysis and log analysis.
  • Evaluate new release firmware content and manage test, rework, and release plans, for media, HBA’s, switches, and arrays.
  • Execute DVT including fault insertion on new storage hardware using test tools such SanBlaze disk emulator and Quarch Torridon.
  • Write and maintain purchase specifications, BOMs, and ECOs for storage related options and products.
  • Work with storage suppliers to keep up with roadmaps, manage sample requests.
  • Lead internal Storage Technical team to drive cross-functional issues and share future plans in storage technologies for products in early development phase.
  • Work with manufacturing partners in providing configuration, firmware update processes, and test procedures for storage components.
  • Evaluation storage performance and investigate issues with internal driver group and external vendors to identify root cause and solutions.

 

Qualifications

  • BS in Electrical Engineering
  • 9+ years’ experience in disk drive technology, including HDD, SSD, NVMe and analysis techniques pulling logs and taking traces.
  • Understanding storage array RAID configuration options and associated tradeoffs, as well as disk encryption technologies and key management.
  • Good working knowledge with server class Windows, ESX, and Linux operating systems usage as it pertains to methods and techniques for analyzing storage related issues including review of system and driver error logs.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task across multiple issues with independent timelines.
  • Collaborative team member with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Experience with storage performance testing tools and techniques.

 

Location

This is a hybrid position in Maynard, Massachusetts and does require onsite lab activities at least two days a week.

 

Compensation & Benefits

The pay range that the Company reasonably expects to pay for this position in Maynard, MA is $121,000 - $166,000; the pay ultimately offered within the expected range may vary based on business considerations, including job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and education. The position is bonus-eligible, and there are medical, dental, and vision benefits available. There is a 401k saving plan and other benefits, such as Paid Time Off, Life Insurance, and an Employee Assistance Plan.   

 

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

SGH, together with its affiliates, is committed to creating a diverse environment that embraces differences and fosters inclusion.

 

Equal Opportunity Statement

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly committed to all policies which will afford equal opportunity employment to all qualified persons without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, creed, gender, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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