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Thermal Engineer

Santa Clara, CA — Full-time

Join the most cutting-edge and well-funded hardware startup in Silicon Valley as a Thermal Engineer. Our mission is to reimagine silicon and create computing platforms that will transform the industry. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most talented and passionate engineers in the world to create designs that push the envelope on performance, energy efficiency and scalability. We offer a fun, creative and flexible work environment, with a shared vision to build products to change the world.

 As a Thermal Engineer, you will be responsible for thermal simulations, testing, and characterization activities to validate and improve thermal models/solutions for high-performance computing. A successful candidate will possess a passion for thermal modeling and testing to validate thermal solutions.

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Minimum qualifications

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Material Science, or a related field
  • 3-5 years of direct hands-on experience in thermal modeling and testing in a related high-tech industry
  • Hands-on experience with major thermal CFD modelling tools (6SigmaET, Icepak, or similar)
  • Good understanding of heat transfer (conduction, convection, and radiation)
  • Hands-on experience in thermal testing (DAQ, LabVIEW, TCs, airflow, thermal chambers)
  • Good knowledge of packaging techniques, materials, and server design
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment 

Preferred qualifications

  • MS in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Material Science, Physics, or a related field
  • 5+ years of direct hands-on experience in thermal modeling and testing in a related high-tech industry
  • Engineering design and industrial working experience with server design
  • Hands-on experience and proficiency in thermal testing (DAQ, LabVIEW, TCs, airflow, thermal chambers) of computer hardware
  • Proficiency with major thermal CFD modelling tools (6SigmaET, Icepak, or similar)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to present ideas, design concepts, data, and plans clearly and efficiently

Role and Responsibilities

  • Carry out package/system thermal modeling using CFD modeling tools
  • Drive thermal lab development and operations
  • Execute thermal testing to validate and improve thermal models and solutions
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