Thermal Engineer

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 24089

About Supermicro:

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.

Job Summary:

Supermicro Computer is seeking passionate and candidate to take on the responsibilities of Thermal Engineer. The position will be responsible for the thermal architecture, design, analysis, and validation of thermal technologies within networking server and data storage products. This role utilizes and champions a design process based on estimating, simulating, and testing the thermal performance of new products and architectures. The ideal candidate will have a strong fundamental background in heat transfer, fluid dynamics, and the implementation of thermal solutions in enterprise electronics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):
• Develop and validate liquid cooling thermal solution for rack solutions with respect to industry standards
• Evaluate all of the system layout, power consumptions, air flow, acoustics, sensors and related mechanical testing
• Perform system and component level thermal analysis, definition, testing (including chamber test set up, thermocouple installation, automated data acquisition)
• Thermal debugging, system optimization and documentation
• Analyze structural and thermal aspects to ensure feasibility and specify thermal interface materials and manufacturing process
• Provide identification and creation of new techniques to advance thermal development and validation


• Bachelor or Master's degree in Aerospace, Thermal, or Mechanical Engineering discipline is preferred
• 5+ years experience or equivalent is desirable
• Must have solid knowledge of thermal management hardware, heat transfer material, and cooling devices
• Solid knowledge in general Mechanical/thermal engineering analysis, validation, documentation and communication
• Knowledge of mechanical/thermals (cooling devices, air flow, temp, power, cooling, mechanical design) with electrical/power (power distribution, AC power types, power calculations, DC power, regulatory/safety) is a plus
• Must to have good working spirit and work well in a team and face-paced environment
• Strong organizational and problem solving skills
• Solid communication skills, both verbal and written

Salary Range

  $89,000 - $135,000 

The salary offered will depend on several factors, including your location, level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience, and comparison to other employees already in this role. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, candidates may be eligible for other forms of compensation, such as participation in bonus and equity award programs.

EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Job Segment: Thermal Engineering, Cloud, Electronics Engineer, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Engineering, Technology