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Senior Systems Engineer - New York



Software Engineering
New Jersey, USA
Posted on Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Hardware System Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Israel - Tel Aviv


VAST Data is looking for a Hardware System Engineer to join our growing team!

This is a great opportunity to be part of the fast-growing infrastructure company in history. In just a few short years, we’ve shaken up the industry by challenging traditional architecture models and introduced a revolutionary set of storage possibilities through our Universal Storage platform.

Our success has been built through incredible leadership and motivated employees who want to leverage their skills & experiences to make a real impact. This is an opportunity to be a key player at a pivotal time in our company’s growth.

Come join the disruption, make your mark, and be a part of the amazing team introducing the new era of data storage!


In this role you will work closely with Vast R&D worldwide on current and next-generation hardware compute and storage platforms. This includes x86 servers, NVMe SSDs and SmartNIC acceleration.

Principal Duties

Participating in the design, bring-up and qualification of new leading-edge hardware technologies and platforms.

Day-to-day involvement with a global hardware and software team to improve hardware quality and scalability

Working with hardware suppliers on debugging and solving hardware and software/firmware issues to get to root cause.

Required Skills and Experience

Self-motivated, ability to work on own initiative

Experience in developing and/or debugging of hardware platforms

System-level understanding and ability to do root cause analysis of hardware, firmware, OS and network problems.

Hands-on design or detailed debug experience with 2 or more of the following: x86 servers, BMC, PCIe, SSDs, SmartNICs, network switches.

Familiarity with scripting languages to automate testing and qualification

Bachelor/Master degree in Electronic Engineering or related field

Desired Skills

Knowledge of Linux internals and debugging

Knowledge of python scripting language

Familiarity with test automation frameworks (Jenkins etc)

Knowledge of PCIe and NVMe standards and debugging issues with PCIe analyzer

Knowledge of server management technologies such as UEFI, IPMI & Redfish

Familiarity with SmartNICs and ARM processors

Knowledge of networking, including RDMA, RoCE, IB