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Thermal Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Become a member of one of the largest engineering companies in the world!

In this position, you will be a member of the Thermal Mechanical Systems (TMS) team in Datacenter and Artificial Intelligence Group (DCAI). With your technical background in thermal engineering, you will be responsible for several aspects of the thermal engineering development of system and component thermal solutions for air and liquid cooled environments. As a key contributor in the thermal development process, you will work closely with partner groups and organizations including silicon teams, quality, supplier engagement, silicon packaging and customer interface. You will be responsible for working with silicon teams to develop solutions that provide thermally optimized silicon with the most efficient system boundary conditions.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs.

  • Directs support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing and prototype fabrication.

  • Provides design information to drafting for packaging documentation.

Behavioral traits:

  • Interpersonal, communication, problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Comfortable working independently in a fast-paced environment.

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You must possess minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Requirements:

The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of 3+ months of experience in:

  • Heat transfer fundamentals as they apply to electronics cooling.

  • Thermal testing techniques using temp sensors and/or wind tunnels with functional systems.

  • Data processing/filtering.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Thermal test setup, thermal metrology equipment and/or software.

  • Thermal simulation software (such as Flotherm or Icepak).

  • Experience with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) tools and overall thermal modeling process.

  • Experience in Python, MATLAB, Labview and statistical methodologies such as Monte-Carlo simulation.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Platforms Engineering and Architecture (DPEA) Group invents, designs & builds the world's most critical computing platforms which fuel Intel's most important business and solve the world's most fundamental problems. DPEA enables that data center which is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologiesspanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutionsthat fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

Work Model for this Role

This role will require an on-site presence.

Posted: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-21

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