Mechanical Engineer, Platforms

Sunnyvale, CA, United States
Full Time Posted 16 days ago
Main Location
Mountain View, CA, United States
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Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience in design and analysis of electronics packaging.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 10 years of experience in mechanical design and analysis experience.
  • Experience designing complex electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Experience in the areas of design for medium-scale production, sheet metal, and injection molding, electrical interconnect systems, heat extraction, and vibration control. Knowledge of mechanical engineering and design principles.
  • Understanding of mechanical tolerances.
  • Ability to perform detailed tolerance loop analysis.
About the job

Our computational challenges are so big and unique we can't just buy our hardware, we've got to make it ourselves. Our Platforms Team designs and builds the hardware, software and networking technologies that power all of Google's services. As a Mechanical Engineer you design and evaluate our data center systems, identifying product requirements and contributing to research and project planning. From the chip to chiller, you are responsible for designing and optimizing an architecture that will scale with Google's continued growth.

With your technical expertise, you lead and manage projects, develop product and process improvements, provide consultation to others and help facilitate training and development.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We're always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

  • Manage the entire product design lifecycle, including requirements gathering, concept generation, detailed design with analysis, verification testing, cross-functional reviews, and manufacturing release.
  • Develop and execute designs for complex systems backed by thorough Engineering analysis.
  • Deliver solutions for systems, influencing and shaping products by providing mechanical engineering insight into the technology roadmap.
  • Identify and scope projects around innovation opportunities as well as technology risks to provide consultation and facilitate training of team members in areas of expertise.
At Google, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.
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