Senior Hardware Systems Architect - Remote

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 
Consumer, network and datacenter applications change at an exponential pace and the Data and Devices Business Unit is at the heart of a continuously expanding connected life. Accordingly, we provide responsive, iterative and fundamentally agile capabilities and conceived, designed and manufactured to support today's demands. Our customers are building the devices and the infrastructure that is redefining what information technology means. Our products push markets and meet the ever-changing need of the evolving, more connected, data-driven world. We are enhancing the way we do business, focusing on the most important things and staying agile and responsive to the needs of a faster, more connected world.

Are you a self-starter, an influencer and have a passion for evolving high-speed data communication technology? At TE Connectivity, you will find a culture that rewards such hands-on engineering spirit. We empower our engineer to work collaboratively supporting our customer’s next generation of high-speed data communication products. This is a great opportunity to join our team that is seeking a like-minded person to develop relationships with key technology individuals at customers to understand technology pain points and direction.
What you will be doing…
As a system architect in our Data & Devices Business Unit, this individual will be focused on the compute and networking industry and will interface with customers in order to understand how their systems function and determine their evolving technology needs. The System Architect is responsible for generating the high-level system architecture requirements and ensuring the TE technology and product roadmaps are in line with customer next generation products. This person is required to follow and help drive strategy for key industry communication standards

Short Description

  • Interfacing with key OEM and other customers
  • Identifying potential technology disrupters (which often requires expertise in various technologies)
  • Integrating customer needs, compute industry knowledge, and business insight to create compelling visions around technology and product trends that will drive the organization forward
  • Influencing executive leaders and cross-functional stakeholders to invest in new technology and products to meet the next generation needs of our customers and the market
  • Working within a small geographically dispersed system architecture team to share subject matter expertise and best practices
  • Being an industry subject matter expert, collaborating closely with external customers as well as internal business development, strategy and engineering development teams
  • Driving high value development projects (hardware and high-speed signaling) that will require you to lead and interface with large groups
  • Manage the technical cooperation with customers and coordinate TE’s internal development engineering team to assure technical and functional feasibility from the eyes of the customer.
  • Ensuring we are following required industry standards while also helping to drive the strategy for new standards

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering. Having a dual bachelor’s degree in business or MBA is a plus
  • 12 years experience in compute and/or networking industry system design and related technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of hardware and associated signaling environments.  Technical expertise in high-speed signaling and engineering design
  • Familiarity with AI, compute, networking and storage architectures.
  • The geographically dispersed group requires that the candidate be self-motivating with the ability to take the initiative to accomplish tasks with limited direction
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to diverse audiences
  • Effectively able to build relationships with external customers and industry leaders as well as internally across all levels, disciplines, and geographies
  • Ability to spend 25%-30% of your time traveling


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions enable the distribution of power, signal and data to advance next-generation transportation, renewable energy, automated factories, data centers, medical technology and more. With more than 85,000 employees, including 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries. TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat, Instagram and X (formerly Twitter).


•    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $141,040 – $211,560(subject to change dependent on physical location)
•    Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
•    Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits

•    A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets



San Diego, CA, US, 94102

City:  San Diego
State:  CA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  121464
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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