Full-Time

Thermal Engineer

Lunar Energy

Lunar Energy

51-200 employees

AI-powered solar and home battery systems provider

Energy

$140,000 - $190,000

Mid, Senior, Expert

Mountain View, CA, USA

Required Skills
CAD
Python
Data Structures & Algorithms
MATLAB
Autodesk CFD
Data Analysis
FEM/FEA
Requirements
  • MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering
  • 8-10 years of experience in designing, simulating, testing, and developing thermal systems
  • Experience with Python and/or Matlab for data analysis, simulation, design, and building 1D physics based models
  • Fundamental knowledge in CFD/FEA concepts and ability to apply in simulations
  • 3D CAD experience. Onshape experience is a plus.
  • Successful track record working with cross functional teams (EE, FW, GSM, Mfg Eng, Operations, Quality, etc) to develop products and take to manufacturing
  • Motivation to grow current knowledge and skills and own components or products from end to end
  • Troubleshooting skills to resolve issues through the development process with attention to detail for function and cost
  • Experience in value engineering and ability to achieve high levels of form, fit, and function at the most efficient cost
  • Ability and inclination to dive deep with the team to find solutions and turn things around quickly when problems and blockers come up
  • Electrical systems knowledge and basic understanding of electrical circuits and power systems
  • Data acquisition using Labview and National Instruments hardware
  • Lab experience including designing tests, executing test plan, and analyzing results to publish a conclusion
  • Expertise in thermal management of power electronics and battery systems is a plus.
  • Relevant renewable energy product development experience is a plus
  • Strong data visualization and technical communication skills
  • Demonstrated excellence managing the development of complex thermal systems
Responsibilities
  • Develop detailed simulation models for all of Lunar's power conversion systems
  • Create, design, implement, and validate system thermal design through simulation, analysis and testing
  • Identify the correct analysis level for the task at hand ranging from a simple hand calculation to 3D simulation
  • Define and execute test plans to validate component and system performance
  • Drive the design details, schedules, and issues resolution across multiple products, subsystems, and teams helping those who need help to achieve milestones
  • Communicate proposals, results, and specifications through clear, information-rich data visualizations
  • Work with the firmware and controls engineers to integrate the thermal control algorithms into firmware
  • Use simulation and test data from first generation designs to improve next generation products
  • Work with vendors to deliver components and hardware that meet design requirements

Lunar Energy, a Forbes-recognized startup, is a leading player in the clean energy sector, offering a comprehensive ecosystem of all-electric products, including a next-gen home battery system. Their proprietary AI-powered Gridshare software optimizes energy usage and maximizes value for homeowners, demonstrating their technical prowess and commitment to sustainable energy solutions. The company's culture prioritizes privacy and personalization, ensuring a user-friendly experience and a work environment that values innovation, passion, and talent.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$527M

Headquarters

Mountain View, California

Founded

2020

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

32%