Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, is a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise:

Aruba is redefining the “Intelligent Edge” Aruba is creating new customer experiences by building intelligent spaces and digital workspaces – leading next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise. We are focused on campus, branch, mobility, and the IoT to transform businesses with the combined power of computing, context, control, and secure connectivity. We help some of the largest and most exciting companies globally to modernize their networks to meet the demands of a digital future.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) advances the way people live and work. We bring together curious minds to create breakthrough technology solutions, helping our customers make their mark on the world.

Aruba product development is looking for an experienced mechanical engineer to support design, analysis, and testing of products in our switching hardware portfolio. Candidates should have experience working in the networking, compute, or related industry as well as experience with thermal design and electronics packaging for high-power, high-density electronic systems.


We are a highly collaborative team with an emphasis on data driven decision making, engineering fundamentals, smart risk taking, and individual ownership with team responsibility.  Our focus is on developing a broad skillset with depth in strategic areas to provide subject matter expertise when needed.  Thus engineers have a broad range of responsibilities and opportunities to focus on interest areas.  Our team ranges from recent hires to industry veterans, with the broader ME both in the US and international.  We are looking for the right candidate to fit our high performing team.



Designs, analyzes, develops, modifies and evaluates materials, mechanical systems, equipment and packaging. Conducts feasibility, design margin and validation analysis and empirical testing on new and modified designs. Leads and/or assists in architecture development and assessment. Evaluates reliability of materials, properties, designs, and techniques used in production. May direct support personnel and/or partner organizations in the preparation of detailed design, design testing, prototype fabrication, and production tooling.



Designs engineering solutions for mechanical and thermal hardware, electronics enclosures, and production tooling based on established engineering principles and industry standards, and in accordance with development technology practices and guidelines.
Develops and implements parameters, configurations, and test plans for new and existing designs, including validation of tolerances, form/fit/function, shock and vibration, electromagnetic interference, safety, reliability, thermal performance, system power measurements & acoustics.
Supports product testing in the on-site dynamics, thermal, EMC, and safety test facilities.  Includes physical set up as well as scripting and functional set up to support the test.
Collaborates and communicates with management, internal, and outsourced development partners regarding design status, project progress, and issue resolution.
Leads or supports a project team of other mechanical hardware engineers and partners to develop reliable, cost-effective and high-quality solutions for moderately complex to highly complex products.
Represents the mechanical/thermal team to the broader partner team for all phases of the project.
Provides guidance and mentoring to less experienced staff members.
Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar field
Minimum of four years’ engineering experience in electronics hardware or related field
Knowledge and Skills:

Strong understanding and experience in thermal design and analysis for electronics packaging, particularly high density, high power systems such as those in data center compute and networking applications.
Using Creo/Parametric or other parametric or history-based 3D CAD software as a mechanical design tool for the design of sheetmetal, plastics, PC assemblies, castings, heatsinks, etc.
Using CFD (FloTherm, IcePak) and thermal mock-ups to validate thermal solution.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including experience with detailed tolerance analysis and failure root cause analysis.  Experience with FEA tools preferred.
Understanding of compute or networking system architectures, product integration, and familiarity with common components such as ASICs, connectors, high-speed IO ports, memory, fans, and power supplies.
Designing sheet metal, plastic, and metal cast parts and associated production tooling and processes.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; mastery in English and local language.
Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design options and project status to a range of audiences and negotiate options at management levels.
We offer:

A competitive salary and extensive social benefits
Diverse and dynamic work environment
Work-life balance and support for career development
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HPE is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Veterans/Disabled/LGBT and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to diversity and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We do not discriminate and all decisions we make are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Our goal is to be one global diverse team that is representative of our customers, in an inclusive environment where we can continue to innovate and grow together.

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