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Mechanical Engineer, FEA

Santa Clara, CA — Full-time

Join the most cutting-edge and well-funded hardware startup in Silicon Valley as a Mechanical Engineer, FEA. 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, FEA, you will be responsible for structural modeling, testing, and characterization of high-performance computing systems from package to system-level. 

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Minimum qualifications

  • MS in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Material Science, Physics, or a related field
  • 5+ years of direct hands-on experience in mechanical modeling in a related high-tech industry
  • Hands-on experience with major FEA tools (e.g., ANSYS, ABAQUS, Hypermesh, or similar)
  • Experience using FEA in modeling of microelectronics packaging, interconnect/socket, and board-/system-level
  • Good knowledge of semiconductor processing, packaging techniques and materials, and server design
  • Familiarity with modeling reliability of socket and microelectronics packaging
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment

Preferred qualifications

  • MS/PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Material Science, Physics, or a related field
  • 10+ years of direct hands-on experience in mechanical modeling in a related high-tech industry
  • Expert knowledge of major structural FEA tools (e.g., ANSYS, ABAQUS, Hypermesh, or similar)
  • Experience in a holistic package-, socket-, and system-level mechanical analysis
  • In-depth knowledge in mechanical modeling of advanced packaging, interconnect/socket, board-/system-level
  • Experience modeling reliability of socket and microelectronics packaging
  • Understanding of microelectronics reliability testing
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to present ideas, design concepts, data, and plans clearly and efficiently

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Numerical modeling of server systems to provide comprehensive understanding of package-socket-board interactions to ensure good device yield and reliability
  • Package/system mechanical design, from concept to detailed design to manufacturing bring-up
  • Work with package and system board engineers on simulation models for mechanical solutions
  • Work with internal teams to evaluate and provide guidance to support mechanical, reliability, and cost constraints
  • Create guidelines, documentation, and tools to support design success
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