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Mechanical Engineer

Core Scientific

Core Scientific

Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2024

Who We Are

Bold. Unapologetic. Hardworking. We are building something special. We transform energy into high-value compute with superior efficiency at scale. Today, that means powering and securing the Bitcoin Network. Tomorrow, that could also include powering workloads in AI, HPC and other forms of high-value compute.

Core Scientific is one of the largest bitcoin miners and bitcoin mining hosts in North America. Our mission is to accelerate digital innovation by scaling high-value compute rapidly, efficiently and responsibly. Our proprietary software stack optimizes bitcoin mining, pushes firmware, and monitors all aspects of our operations, ensuring we and our customers generate the highest possible ROI on our hardware investment.

But what makes us different from others in our industry? We own and manage our own infrastructure. That puts us in control of our operations and gives us an advantage that translates into higher productivity and efficiency. It also gives us the ability to deploy rapidly the innovations developed by our deep tech team.

Come join us as we continue our journey and accelerate yours. We seek smart, creative, collaborative minds, who work hard and fast.

Intrigued? Then apply and be a part of something truly special at Core Scientific.


Mechanical Engineer

Reports to
SVP, Data Center Design

Job Description

A professional engineer (PE) and subject matter expert in mechanical engineering with design experience focusing on data center cooling topologies regarding High Density and High-Performance compute cooling applications. Acute understanding in design of direct to chip liquid cooling applications.


  • Own the design, construct, and implementation of all mechanical systems and cooling topologies supporting Core Scientific BTC Mining and HPC data center facilities.
  • Provide expert guidance and decision-making within the organization and collaborate with other relevant groups on the design, construction, and subsequent operations of mechanical systems, electrical systems, and controls.
  • Facilitate communication and knowledge-sharing among cross-functional teams.
  • Ensure that mechanical design and construction decisions are informed by data-driven analysis and promptly communicated to all stakeholders.
  • Foster open, respectful, and professional communication directly within the team as well as with co-workers/ teammates and leaders across the organization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or advanced degree and experience required.
  • 5-7 years of related experience.
  • Professional Engineer or EIT with proven detailed experience.
  • Proven professional experience in mechanical engineering design, project planning, and construction, focusing on data center mechanical systems, specifically high-density and high-performance computing applications and cooling topologies.
  • Clear understanding and aptitude in direct to chip, immersion, rear door heat exchanger, cold plate, and all cooling topologies utilized throughout the compute cooling industry.
  • Proficiency in Autodesk, CAD, Revit, and relative industry-leading and common software platforms.
  • Certification in project/process/program management or equivalent is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey technical information to diverse audiences, including senior leadership.
  • Ability to work autonomously on projects and initiatives, identifying and solving problems effectively.
  • Availability to participate in meetings across multiple time zones and willingness to travel as needed.
  • Able to travel 50% of the time.

Work Environment

This job operates in a remote office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptops, smartphones, etc.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


Travel 50% of the time.