Job Description:

**Job Id** E1960056

**Job Title** Thermal Engineer

**Post Date** 11/06/2017

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

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

**Job Area** Engineering – Hardware

**Location** California – San Diego

**Job Overview** Qualcomms Packaging Organization is seeking a talented Thermal Engineer to contribute to continued success of our industry-leading portfolio of chipset solutions. The qualified individual will be part of a larger Thermal Engineering Team contributing to innovative solutions to complex thermal mgmt. challenges within Automotive space.

+ Support thermal/mechanical projects from concept to production phase.

+ Perform thermal simulations utilizing CFD tools for package and product-level solutions and present results.

+ Design, set up, run, and deliver results for various thermal or mechanical experiments.

+ Perform thermal simulations to support package and system-level modeling.

+ Manage technical projects across organization.

+ Conduct test or research on materials and thermal solutions.

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

**Minimum Qualifications**

+ 3+ years of industry experience in electronics cooling related to Automotive applications.

+ Experience with heat transfer fundamentals

+ Experience with electronics cooling of Automotive modules.

+ Experienced in creating analytical and numerical models utilizing CFD tools.

+ Experience in conducting thermal experiments in support of various product development efforts

+ Experience with thermal mgmt. materials and their applications to enhance hardware thermal performance

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Thorough understanding of cooling techniques for electronic components and equipment.

+ In-depth understanding of natural and forced convection cooling relating to Automotive electronics. Exposure to other platforms such as Mobile, IoT, and Server a plus.

+ Must have design experience with PCBs, component placement, enclosures, and heat sinks.

+ Expertise in conducting CFD simulations utilizing tools such as ANSYS-Icepak or Flotherm.

+ Ability to design thermal tests and execute per plan within a laboratory environment.

+ Some experience with 3D geometry CAD tools such as Solidworks or Pro/ENGINEER.

+ Experience operating data acquisition equipment.

+ Excellent communication skills.

**Education Requirements** Required: BSME

Preferred: MSME, or PhD in Mechanical Engineering

**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.