pony.ai Senior Thermal Engineer in Fremont, California
Pony.ai is a startup co-located in Silicon Valley and China, and our mission is to revolutionize the future of transportation by building the safest and most reliable technology for autonomous vehicles. Armed with the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, we aim to deliver our technology on a global scale. We believe our work has the potential to transform lives and industries for the better. We are looking for a Senior Thermal Engineer to join our fantastic team.
Lead and work with cross-site thermal teams for Pony’s next-gen autonomous driving system
Define state of the art thermal solution for Pony’s advanced power solution, computing system, and sensor suite
Design, validate and implement the thermal solution to Pony’s next-gen product for mid-high volume manufacturing scale
Collaborate with multi-functional teams for system-level optimization
Point of contact for thermal related issues and countermeasure during manufacturing, deployment and operation
5+ years of experience in thermal engineering for processors, battery, PCBA and sensor cooling
Extensive knowledge and a strong understanding of various thermal technologies, such as active and passive cooling, air and liquid cooling
Product bring up experience is a must, preferred full-cycle experience from proof of concept, design, validation, test to manufacturing and product deployment
Exceptional analytical knowledge and ability of thermal simulation, FEA, CFD, etc.
Good experience and ability to use CAD software e.g. Solidworks, Catia
Basic understanding of fan and pump control
Hands-on experience of thermal testing and data processing/interpretation
Masters or Ph.D. degree required in Mechanical/Thermal engineering or engineering with a related research focus
Automotive industry background or experience is a strong plus
Familiarity with automotive electronics thermal design, verification, validation is a plus
Experience with battery, sensor, and PCBA warming is a plus
Pony.ai, Inc. (“Pony.ai”) is pursuing an ambitious vision for autonomous mobility. We aim to bring safe, sustainable, and accessible mobility to the entire world. We believe that autonomous technology can make our roads exponentially safer for travelers. Founded in late 2016, Pony.ai has been a pioneer in autonomous mobility technologies and services across the U.S. and China, spearheading public-facing Robotaxi pilots in both markets. The company is currently valued at $5.3B and some of its major investors include Toyota, OTPP, Sequoia Capital China, and IDG Capital.