Job Description:

**Job Id** E1959339

**Job Title** Thermal Engineer – Automotive Platform (San Diego, CA / Boulder, CO)

**Post Date** 01/05/2018

**Company-Division** Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

**Job Area** Engineering – Systems

**Location** California – San Diego

Colorado – Boulder

**Job Overview** Qualcomm’s Thermal Engineering team is seeking an experienced and talented thermal engineer to participate in the continued success of our industry-leading portfolio of chipset solutions. This team is responsible for all relevant thermal efforts from product definition to final validation of the platform for all Qualcomm chipsets. The ideal candidate will have in-depth technical understanding of heat transfer fundamentals as well as the experience to perform both targeted simulations and experimental analysis. You will collaborate with the team to develop innovative thermal solutions, validate performance, and optimize platform designs. **Responsibilities:**

+ Develop and validate system-level thermal models

+ Design, setup, and conduct system characterization tests across the platforms

+ Support thermal/mechanical platform design from concept to production phase

+ Conduct thermal characterization of Qualcomm chipsets

+ Perform competitive analysis across different products in the market

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

**Minimum Qualifications** **3+ yrs. of industry exp. in thermal engineering/sciences in automotive setup:**

+ Conducting computational fluid dynamic (CFD) simulations utilizing ANSYS Icepak, or Flotherm

+ System level thermal testing and data acquisition

+ Design experience with PCB design, component placement, enclosures, or heat sinks

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Automotive platform: ADAS, Telematics, Infotainment

+ Exposure to chip reliability and chip thermal specification

**Education Requirements** Required: Master’s, Mechanical Engineering OR Thermal Engineering/Sciences

Preferred: Doctorate, Mechanical Engineering OR Thermal Engineering/Sciences

**EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.**

About Qualcomm

Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.