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Dell Principal Thermal Engineer - Round Rock, Texas in Austin, Texas

Principal Thermal Engineer

The reputation of Dell Technologies for delivering award-winning hardware is legendary and our Hardware Engineering team is at the heart of it. We design and develop analogue as well as digital hardware products – not just computer or network hardware devices but peripherals too. Recognized for our high level of technical expertise in a variety of engineering disciplines, we’re involved across the development lifecycle – from research to the building, testing and delivery of completed products. Innovators in our field, we lead the way in exploring new concepts, approaches, processes, materials, and components.

Join us as a Principal Thermal Engineer on our Thermal Engineering team in Round Rock, TX to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

Working alongside a team of thermal engineers you will contribute to industry leading solutions that enable our customers to do more. You will create concepts and prototypes for future products that are power efficient and capable of supporting a broad range of customer environments.

As a Principal Thermal Engineer, you will be responsible for developing systems and subsystem concepts. You will work with cross functional teams on server, storage, and edge products in the Dell Technologies portfolio.

You will:

  • Evaluate and develop solutions for both air and liquid cooling technologies

  • Collaborate across other functional engineering disciplines to create feasible product concepts

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements:

  • 8+ years industry experience + Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent and a minimum of a Master’s degree with a focus in thermal sciences or equivalent experience.

  • A strong fundamental understanding of thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow

  • Experience with electronic cooling solutions, such as liquid cooling, heat sinks, and fans

  • Experienced in performing thermal analysis, simulation, and experimentation

  • Clear communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively using collaboration tools, email, MS PowerPoint, and verbal communications

Desirable Requirements:

  • Solid engineering fundamentals including basic knowledge of design for manufacturing and design of experiments

  • Knowledge and understanding of CFD principals as well as experience with Fluent, Icepack and/or Flotherm is a plus

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here ( .

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