Intel System Thermal Engineer in San Jose, California

Job Description

The job position is within the Programmable Solutions Group of Intel. You will be part of the package technology team working on device, product and system level thermal solutions for Intel's programmable FPGA devices.

As a Package Thermal Engineer, you will be responsible for the product level thermal performance.

You will work on developing the system level thermal solution based on application requirements, package materials and technology


  • Provide project management, package design/development and sustaining support for integrated circuit or semiconductor assemblies, various other electronic components and/or completed units.

  • Responsible for the thermal/mechanical/electrical design, analysis, and development of electronic packages.

  • Defines overall product thermal performance and specification and realizes technology certification working closely with internal and external partners.

  • Conducts tests and research on basic materials and properties.

  • Provides consultation concerning package thermal problems and improvements in the packaging process.

  • Responds to customer/client requests or events as they occur.

  • Develops product level thermal solutions to problems utilizing formal education and judgment.

  • Work closely with product architecture, IC design, FPGA and package engineering communities to deliver product level thermal solutions for FPGA and System in Package solutions

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3 years of relevant work experience with a master degree or 5 years of relevant work experience with a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineer in Thermal System Design engineer.

  • Experience with the following tools: Flotherm, ICEPAK and Compact Thermal Models.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge of modeling multi-die package solutions.

  • Having clear communication skills, a proven engineering track record and working within a high caliber team rounds out the desired skillset.

  • FPGA experience


Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

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