Full-Time

Thermal Development Engineer

Posted on 4/26/2024

Gradient

Gradient

51-200 employees

Eco-friendly, easy-install window heat pumps

Consumer Goods
Hardware

Junior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Python
MATLAB
Requirements
  • BS in Engineering or Physics and 2 years of experience in thermal engineering OR MS/PhD in Engineering or Physics
  • Fundamental understanding of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer
  • Experience with analyzing data from physical sensors to draw conclusions about larger systems
  • Experience with building/assembling/troubleshooting thermal and/or mechanical systems
  • Experience with instrumentation and data collection (LabVIEW, Arduino, etc.)
  • Capable of creating physics-based models using Matlab, Python, or similar
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to cross-functional audiences
Responsibilities
  • Develop thermal systems for heat pumps with novel form factors to cut carbon emissions and expand access to healthy, comfortable buildings
  • Design and optimize heat pumps by investigating components and operating parameters
  • Design and run experiments, process and understand results, and identify paths forward
  • Use modeling techniques to understand thermodynamic, flow, and heat transfer processes
  • Collaborate with designers and engineers to bring improvements to heat pump products

Gradient offers a hassle-free window heat pump that is easy to install and utilizes planet-friendlier heat pump technology, aiming to reduce carbon emissions by electrifying buildings and providing comfortable, healthy environments without compromising the environment. The product is designed to cater to both moderate and cold climates, providing a solution for multi-family homes, hotels, schools, and more.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$50.8M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

3%

2 year growth

34%

Benefits

Equity

Medical/vision/dental/life/disability insurance

401k

Paid parental leave

Commuter benefits

Unlimited PTO within reason

Relocation package ( out of state applicants only )

INACTIVE