Thermal Engineer - Surface - , Microsoft Devices Group on the Surface product in Redmond, WA

TitleThermal Engineer - Surface -
CategoryHardware Engineering
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionMicrosoft Devices Group
Date AddedFebruary 5, 2015
Open Positions1

Are you passionate about building cool devices and technologies? The Surface Team focuses on lighting up Microsoft experiences with touch first computing. A fundamental part of our strategy is having desirable and powerful devices that enable the experiences people want, and elicit their excitement. Creating these devices involves a close partnership between hardware and software engineers, designers, and manufacturing. We are currently building the next generation and Surface needs you!

Role & Opportunity:

We are looking for a Thermal Engineer who is charged-up by leading system-level and sub-system designs through fast-paced product development cycles. A strong mix of technical breadth and vision allow you to work cross-functionally to tie mechanical assemblies, optics, electronics and software into compelling experiences. You are highly motivated and enjoy bringing technical and tactical leadership to cross-disciplinary teams.

Your work experience includes at least two years of electronics product design. This includes designing thermal mitigation parts and assemblies for manufacture. You have demonstrated the ability to deliver a solution to the customer's need through your design.

A track record of innovation and experience in selecting material and components to achieve cost targets is desired. The establishment of specifications and written test plans, including the development of test procedures to verify your designs are integral to the position.

An ability to manage projects and design rigor against development timeline needs is required, and your excellent communication skills allow you to work seamlessly with teams across various engineering functions and geographies. As such, you are willing to travel internationally at times to support design and manufacturing activities. You must be able to work well with international contract manufacturers.

Qualification Summary:
B.S. Mechanical engineering, M.S. or PhD in related engineering discipline preferred.
Two years of electronics product development experience.
Knowledge of Designed Experiment Techniques.
Know-how with a common engineering CAD package (ProE Wildfire a plus).
Icepak and Flotherm modeling capable for both active and passive systems
Airflow test chamber measurement experience
Thermal testing experience
Understanding of and experience with power supplies preferred.
Some domestic and international travel experience required.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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