Thermal/Airflow Analyst
Posted on 3/17/2023
Aurora Innovation

1,001-5,000 employees

Leading company in self-driving vehicles
Company Overview
Aurora is on a mission to build self-driving technology that will revolutionize the future of transportation. Its flagship product, the Aurora Driver, is a platform that brings together software, hardware, and data services, to autonomously operate passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, and heavy-duty trucks
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineer, Aerospace, or related
  • Detailed knowledge of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Conjugate Heat Transfer
  • Deep understanding of complex assemblies and proven ability to produce high fidelity results
  • Materials and Manufacturing process knowledge
  • Ability to own projects and be an independent self starter
  • Strong technical documentation and communication of technical information
  • Experience with ANSYS CFD tools including Workbench, Fluent, SpaceClaim, and Icepak
  • Physical Testing and correlation
  • Understanding of applicable environmental design requirements
  • Work within the Hardware Product Engineering group collaborating on requirements, design optimization, and fielding of complex hardware, specifically as it relates to analysis
  • Verify hardware designs by utilizing CFD models using ANSYS simulation software
  • Perform CFD analysis on various load cases assessing thermal design performance of sensors and computers
  • Complete a wide breadth of simulations from vehicle level models down to chip level design
  • Baseline current hardware designs and iterate until they meet the criteria
  • Collaborate on multidisciplinary project teams balancing the numerous constraints on hardware designs
  • Document analysis results and provide the project team with direction
  • Coordinate and perform validation tests along with the reliability team correlating to simulation results
  • Work flexibly across the whole product development cycle with quick directional guidance as well as high fidelity rigorous simulation
Desired Qualifications
  • Multiphysics simulation experience with ANSYS (FEA, FSI, Electromagnetics)
  • Experience with electronics reliability and automotive industry
  • Experience with thermal testing