Quartus Engineering is hiring a

Thermal Engineer - Talent Pool

San Diego, United States

Welcome to our Thermal Engineer - Talent Pool. What’s a Talent Pool, you ask? Our Hiring Managers and Recruiters often refer to a “Talent Pool” as a group of candidates who possess the qualities we would like to hire in a new Quartusonian. This Talent Pool position allows us to pipeline these outstanding people in an organized fashion so that we can react swiftly and accurately to Quartus’ ever changing hiring needs.

What’s in it for you? Hopefully you will receive a positive application experience due to the uniquely transparent process we are committed to for both our open positions and our Talent Pool positions. And, by being part of our Talent Pool, you may be one of the first people we contact upon a new position opening.

What’s in it for us? It’s our hope that by using Talent Pools, Quartus will have the opportunity to get to know you so that once we have new openings, we are ahead of the curve and able to quickly - and confidently - reach out to someone in our Talent Pool for consideration. Another benefit is our reduced need to advertise for open positions since our various Talent Pools will be stacked with excellent prospective candidates.

By applying to this Talent Pool, you are not actually applying for a specific position, but investing in your future by allowing us the opportunity to get to know you and reach out when the time comes.


About Quartus

Quartus Engineering Incorporated (www.quartus.com) is a leading provider of engineering services and integrated hardware solutions for a wide range of clients and industries. We employ advanced computer-aided engineering tools in the areas of optics, structural, thermal, and coupled analyses. We couple our engineering analysis capabilities with design, prototype, integration and test capabilities to create solutions for our clients that are of extraordinary value.


What will you do?

As a Thermal Engineer you will create thermal (heat transfer & fluids) analytical models and perform thermal analysis including steady state, transient, and on-orbit solutions. You will present findings to the project team, company, or customer and write reports to document analysis results and conclusions. In this position, you will play a key role on the Thermal Analysis team – acting as a mentor for more junior engineers, delegating and reviewing work as well as contributing to business development efforts by writing proposals.



Who is right for the job?

Projects will vary, but your fascination with and appetite to conquer new challenges will be a constant. We hire resourceful individuals with a passion for learning and an ability to apply engineering principles and techniques to solve a variety of problems.


What are we looking for?

  • BS or MS (typically in mechanical, aerospace, structural, or similar engineering field)
  • 2-10 years of Thermal Analysis work experience
  • >5 years of experience in Thermal Desktop
  • Experience with or willingness to learn structural finite element analysis and STOP (structural, thermal, optical performance) analysis
  • Experience in optical systems, on-orbit thermal analysis, and TVAC testing
  • Experience with advanced Thermal Analysis features (articulation, automation of temperature mapping, multi-phase, orbit definition)
  • US Person (US Citizen or US Permanent Resident)


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience or expertise in one or more of the following: Maya ESC/TMG, NX Thermal, STK, SINDA, NASTRAN, I-DEAS, or other widely used commercial code
  • Experience in MATLAB, Python, Visual Basic, VB.NET, C#, Java, or another programming language


Quartus is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. Quartus provides comprehensive benefits including competitive salary, discretionary performance-based bonus, employee stock ownership plan, medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan with company match. 

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