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Mechanical Engineer (System/Product)

Santa Clara, CA — Full-time

Join the most cutting-edge and well-funded hardware startup in Silicon Valley as a Mechanical Engineer for complex system/product (using custom silicon and other off-the-shelf components). 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 Mechanical Engineer, you will work with system architects and members of platform/system and other cross-functional team to conceive of the micro-architecture, and help with architecture/product definition through the product life-cycle.

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Minimum qualifications

  • Firm grasp of engineering concepts, and experience designing products/systems (pizza-box to multi-slot chassis with back/mid-planes) for Data Center, Communications fields
  • Experience using CAD software such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, or similar
  • Prior experience in design, test and delivering systems from inception to production
  • Good knowledge/experience of delivering high quality designs for high-power ASIC packages, heatsink mounting, ILMs, and other components in densely populated PCB designs/systems 
  • Must be self-motivated and a great team worker
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or in a related field
  • BS with 15+ years or MS with 12+ years experience

Preferred qualifications

  • Excellent math skills: ability to apply advanced mathematical principles and statistics to solve problems 
  • Familiarity/experience in working and analyzing thermal simulation results 
  • Excellent technical and problem-solving skills and reasoning ability
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Plan, conceptualize, and create mechanical designs for new products in collaboration with cross-functional team members
  • Develop test processes, and perform testing and validation of new designs
  • Generate working prototypes for beta testing and customer demonstration
  • Perform engineering calculations to support design work
  • Create and review technical drawings, plans, and specifications
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams, and work with vendors and contractors
  • Work through Design For Manufacturing (DFM) aspects with vendors, contractors & internal team members
  • Participate and provide recommendations for mechanical design specifications and standards with respect to product design, manufacturing and various regulatory agency requirements to figure out design trade-offs necessary to meet design goals
  • Perform detailed documentation to track project development and design process
  • Deliver high quality mechanical design within schedules & low cost
  • Work on system/platform bring-up, test/debug and successful release to production
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