Thermo-Mechanical Characterization Test Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Sunnyvale

Fresh Consulting is a design-led, software development and hardware engineering company, offering end-to-end digital services to help companies innovate.  We bring together amazing UX designers, sophisticated developers, digital strategists, and top-notch engineers to help companies create fresh experiences that connect humans, systems, and machines.  We’ve been growing fast and need someone to help us continue to manage the delivery of high-quality work in a fast-paced environment. 
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Title: Thermo-Mechanical Characterization Test Engineer
Duration: 1 year with high possibly of extension
Location: Onsite in Sunnyvale, CA
Benefits: Employee benefits at 100% including Medical, PTO, Holiday Pay, 401K Plan and much more!
Hours: Minimum 40 Hours/Week 

Must be onsite in Sunnyvale, CA. Proof of vaccination is required.

– Develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. 
– Build seemingly impossible products that define new categories that advance the mission of connecting the world.
– Responsibility for making breakthroughs and delivering them to market at scale. 
– Ability to work on groundbreaking thermal solutions.
– Understand thermal management systems in Reality Labs’ product roadmap and identify risks and opportunities.
– Develop and qualify advanced thermal management solution-sets using novel technologies, either in-house or in collaboration with suppliers.
– Determine performance KPIs – outline test plan and execution to hit design targets.
– Build test rigs to help qualify above solution-sets from CAD/concept to final set up.
– Characterize thermal, mechanical, and electrical properties of advanced thermal technologies for cooling consumer electronics.
– Work with cross-functional partners, providing guidance, recommendations and next steps and manage work streams across different geographies.
– Identify process windows and seamlessly transition technology from development to high volume production.
– Present regular updates on learnings and results to internal /external teams and bring to teams to consensus.

– 5+ years of experience with thermal characterization of hardware in a lab setting.
– Comfortable in a lab environment – proficient with hands-on lab work and logistics.
– Solid thermal background – experience with all modes of heat transfer.
– Good knowledge of heatsinks, graphites, TIMS, fan/blowers, and advanced thermal solutions.
– Thermal design of PCB and PCBA constituents.
– Good knowledge of IR, thermography, and in-situ thermal characterization.
– Familiar with metrology tools both in thermal and mechanical space in order to characterize various performance parameters, e.g., thermal conductivity, emissivity, air velocity, Wheatstone bridge (strain measurements), etc.
– Excellent communications and presentation skills.
– Inquisitive and takes initiative – problem solver.
– Uses an analytical approach and drives projects to closure.

Preferred Skills:
– 10+ years of experience with thermal characterization of hardware packaging, heat sinks and cooling solutions.
– Good knowledge of CAD, fixture design, machine shop capabilities, and manufacturing processes.
– Familiarity with thermal software tools (Icepak, Flotherm).
– Knowledge of JMP and MINITAB.

Education: BSME, or B.S. in Applied Physics or other relevant degree. Masters degree preferred.

***Must be authorized to work with no visa transfer or sponsorship now or in the future***

– Work on engineering and research assignments with F500 companies and startups.   
– The relationships that we have created with our clients are one of a kind.    
– We help solve problems in many technologies focusing on R&D, product development, and manufacturing.    
– We work at the most cutting-edge and latest technologies from AR/VR to Autonomous technologies.    
– Closely working with our clients, we believe that long term investments are extremely important to maintain the culture we together have created.

We’re a handpicked team of Engineers, digital strategist, designers, and developers united 
together in creating a fresh experience. Whether we are strategizing, designing, developing, or analyzing, our integrated team works as an extension of yours to improve your impact, your usability, and your customer conversion. In the process, we collaborate with you to get to know your business, understand your industry, and incorporate your big ideas into memorable experiences that keep your customers coming back for more.

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