Senior Manager, Hardware Design Engineering

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Date: Apr 20, 2024

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 120448 
Region: Americas 
Country: United States 
State/Province: California 
City:  San Jose 


The Hardware Platform Solutions team works with our CCS (Connectivity and Cloud Solutions) Market teams to deliver products and services to our customers in a rapidly growing business. Reporting to the Design Engineering Director, you will be working in a highly skilled team of Hardware Engineers focused on developing and networking, compute and storage products. This team will also provide NPI and sustaining support for our global organization. The successful candidate will interface with our leadership team, our global design organization and customers on strategy and execution.

Detailed Description

Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:

  • Work with sales team, key component suppliers and eco-system partners to new business opportunities in Enterprise and Service Provider markets.
  • Be the technical liaison to explain product solution to customers, understand customer needs and help customer deploy our technical solution.
  • Coordinate resources between competencies (engineering, manufacturing, Sourcing/SCM and other departments) to drive the implementation of product features/requirements.
  • Drive highly visible troubleshooting efforts to solutions, under possible stressful circumstances.
  • Conduct and/or participate in brainstorming sessions to identify creative ideas and unique solutions
  • Manage multiple project timelines, cost, resources and responsibilities to achieve successful deliverables of the programs.
  • Participates in the analysis of risk as part of Risk Management activities as applicable.
  • Participates in any and all reasonable work activities as may be deemed suitable and assigned by supervisor and management.
  • Drive excellent customer satisfaction by understanding and over-delivering against Customer expectations.


  • Strong engineering knowledge in the field of Storage and Server products and application cases, knowledge of AI products, GPU servers is a strong plus
  • Knowledge of Broadcom chips, and their application cases is a strong plus
  • Experience in hardware design and development and understanding of complex concepts related to architecture, design engineering, reliability, prototyping and failure analysis.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and program management skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards
  • Experience in a “customer facing” environment.
  • Excellent multi-tasking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • International culture awareness, ability to communicate and collaborate within global team.

Typical Experience

  • 11 to 14 years (7+ years' of relevant experience in server or storage)

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Hardware, Electrical, Telecom or related technical field.


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Celestica’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law. 
This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud. Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Design Engineer, Hardware Engineer, Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Manager, Operations, Engineering

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