Senior Thermal Engineer at Figure

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Senior Thermal Engineer
Sunnyvale, CA


Figure is an AI Robotics company developing a general purpose humanoid. Our Humanoid is designed for corporate tasks targeting labor shortages and jobs that are undesirable or unsafe. We are based in Sunnyvale, CA and require 5 days/week in-office collaboration.

We are looking for a Senior Thermal Engineer to simulate and analyze our robots thermal performance and design thermal management systems.


  • Build a thermal model of our actuators, battery, sensors, computers, and other key components
  • Simulate kinematic use cases on the thermal model and determine where thermal mitigations are necessary
  • Generate and execute test plans to demonstrate the necessity and effectiveness of your thermal management designs
  • Inspect first articles, build test stands, and continuously support parts on robot development platforms
  • Work cross-functionally with subsystem owners of to integrate the thermal management system into the robot


  • 5+ years of experience in mechanical engineering, 2+ years explicit experience in thermal modeling
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Mechanical, Robotics, Mechatronics, or similar field
  • Experienced in using 3D CAD software to design parts with complex geometry
  • Experience designing and building prototypes
  • Experienced with simulation and analysis methodology and software (ANSYS, COMSOL, MATLAB, etc)
  • Ability to write and maintain clean documentation for your design process

Bonus Qualifications: 

  • Experience with high volume manufacturing processes.
  • Experience working with contract manufacturers.
  • Experience creating 3D CAD models, especially in CATIA V6
  • Experience with textiles


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