Senior FEA Engineer, Modeling

Location: USA - CA - San Jose
Division: Engineering
# of Openings: 1


Job Title:  Senior FEA Engineer, Modeling

Job Description:

Bloom faces an unprecedented opportunity to change the world and the way companies utilize energy. We have recently launched a “game changing” solution called “Always on” that will help companies power their primary business operations without disruption with cleaner, more reliable electricity generated on-site with no combustion.  We are looking for a Senior FEA Engineer, Modeling to join our team in one of today’s most exciting technologies.

Location: This position will be based in San Jose, CA

Additional comments:  At this time we are not offering employment visa or work authorization sponsorship.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Solve challenging mechanical design problems related to high temperature, for our Energy Servers, both component as well as system level, from concept phase to production
  • Utilize FEA structural analysis code (Abaqus) along with calculations based on first principles to find design/improvement solutions including selection of materials
  • Validation of modeling and simulation results with testing and field data
  • Identify possible failure modes and mechanisms and propose design changes to address the same
  • Interface with cross functional team, create reports and present modeling results on a regular basis

Skills and Experience



  • MS/PhD  in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering with background in structural analysis
  • Strong understanding of the fundamentals of strength of materials
  • Extensive experience of 2-4 years in stress analysis & meshing packages - Abaqus and Hypermesh respectively
  • Skills in handling complex 3-D geometry, grid generation, and post-processing  
  • Knowledge of dynamic analysis of structures under vibrations and damping
  • Understanding of experimental methods and testing is highly desirable
  • High temperature modeling experience is a plus
  • Ability to learn new application areas and capable of  modeling complex simulations and multi-disciplinary systems
  • Exceptional analytical skills and attention to details
  • Ability to work collaboratively with scientists/engineers of various disciplines
  • Excellent communication skills– both written and verbal

About Bloom Energy:

Bloom Energy’s mission is to make clean, reliable energy affordable for everyone in the world. The company’s product, the Bloom Energy Server, delivers highly reliable and resilient, always-on electric power that is clean, cost-effective, and ideal for microgrid applications. Bloom’s customers include many Fortune 100 companies and leaders in manufacturing, data centers, healthcare, retail, higher education, utilities, and other industries. For more information, visit

Bloom Energy is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We are committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants, will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Bloom Energy makes reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable laws, for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability, who can perform the essential job functions, unless undue hardship would result.

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