Stan Hamlet Associates Inc.

60 E. 42 Street, Suite 4600, New York, NY 10165

Technical Program Manager - Thermal

Technical Program Manager - Thermal

Salary commensurate with experience

Job Description

In this position, the Thermal Technical Program Manager will be responsible for leading the management and execution of thermal cooling solution for server and storage platform programs throughout the product lifecycle, driving design and development activities from product definition and planning through production, release, and end of life.


  • Manage and track thermal deliverables from early concept through production and sustaining across portfolio of server and storage platforms and ensure thermal solutions are delivered on time
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure thermal fan speed control implementation aligns with firmware timeline and program execution timeline
  • Lead cross-functional meetings across hardware, firmware, and thermal teams to drive thermal issues to closure
  • Coordinate meetings with fan and heatsink vendors in collaboration with procurement to gather technology roadmap
  • Coordinate thermal deep dive meetings with CPU partners, and other ASIC companies as needed to gather technical collateral
  • Coordinate new thermal chamber builds as the need arises
  • Thermal Chamber allocation 24 x 7 by priority, customer, and program
  • Work with legal and third party labs to establish NDAs and purchase orders etc. to facilitate third party testing when needs arise
  • Optimize utilization of thermal resources
  • Provide customers thermal lab tours and demo when they visit our facility


  • Extensive experience and working knowledge of thermal chambers, thermocouples, data loggers, thermal test equipment, fans, heatsinks, and thermal interface material etc.
  • Experience in thermal design for servers and storage platforms
  • Experience developing and tuning thermal fan speed control algorithms
  • Experience running benchmarks like SPEC power and performance
  • Hands-on thermal chamber and thermal lab experience
  • Good understanding and knowledge of thermal CFD software like FloTherm
  • Strong Cross-functional team management, strong interpersonal skills and adaptive communication style
  • Strong Project Management skills in developing schedules and tracking to milestones


  • Good understanding of hardware and system software interactions, and ability to apply this knowledge to resolve technical issues
  • Ability to view situations objectively from different perspectives
  • Ability to frame situations and make/drive decisions
  • Ability to resolve Complex problems, drive for results, innovate, think and lead strategically

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering. Masters preferred
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in thermal design for server and storage platform development, 7+ years with Masters
  • 5+ years as a Lead

Company offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with work experience and/or education, an excellent benefits program that includes a 401(k) plan, health and dental insurance, and paid time off. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status. We are a Drug-Free Workplace.

Contact a Stan Hamlet Associate: 212-685-4884. Or Contact Stan Hamlet: 914-953-9028