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Test Engineer (Electromechanical)

CoolIT Systems

CoolIT Systems

Quality Assurance
Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
About Coolit Systems Inc.

Founded in Calgary, Alberta in 2001, CoolIT Systems is the leading Direct Liquid Cooling technology provider for data centers, supercomputers, and desktop computers. We design and manufacture solutions used by the largest tech companies globally.

Recognized as one of “The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2023” by Financial Times and honored with the Deloitte Fast 50 Clean Technology award in 2022, as well as the Deloitte Fast 500 distinction in both 2021 and 2022, CoolIT's rapid growth is capturing global attention.

As demand for generative AI, high performance computing and cloud solutions rapidly expands, there has never been a more exciting time to join our team.



CoolIT Systems, Inc. is hiring a full time Test Engineer (Electromechanical) to oversee Coolant Distribution Units’ test and qualification activities at CoolIT. You will be responsible for writing test plans and execute test activities. You will also be responsible for development of software and hardware test simulators and emulators. Additionally, you will be performing root cause analysis and presenting findings to internal and external teams when needed.

Reporting to Manager of Test and Qualification, this is an excellent opportunity for an independent and experienced test engineer who strives for testing excellence and wants to contribute to the future of scalable computer cooling solutions.


  • Develop and implement test plans that will ensure compliance to internal, or customer defined standards.
  • Understand hardware and software requirements and design documents to develop comprehensive test strategies and procedures
  • Conduct hardware and software testing, troubleshooting, investigation of design defects and perform root cause analysis for Air to Liquid and Liquid to Liquid coolant distribution units
  • Design and develop automated test equipment
  • Develop test simulators (with GUI) using C/C++, LabVIEW and Python
  • Component selection and preparation of bill of materials for electromechanical test systems
  • Prepare technical reports and documentation
  • Attend internal and external meetings

Basic Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Mechanical, Electrical or Electrical & Computer engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years of related work experience
  • Strong knowledge of thermodynamics, hydraulic systems, heat exchangers and AC/DC hydraulic pumps
  • Working knowledge of instrumentation including pressure transducers, temperatures sensors, flow sensors, etc.
  • Ability to understand control algorithms and tune PID
  • Working knowledge of embedded systems such as programmable logic controllers (PLC), Raspberry Pi, etc.
  • Working knowledge of RS232, RS485, Modbus, I2C, SNMP, TCP/IP and UDP protocols
  • Solid experience in setting up and using DAQ’s, sensors and actuators
  • Experience in using bench tools (oscilloscope, power analyzer, logic analyzer, multimer, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience in testing and qualifying electro-mechanical parts and systems
  • Mentoring of staff on test procedures, test development and best practices for product development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing test plans and test cases
  • Knowledge of programming tools such as LabView, Python, C/C++, etc.
  • Automation experience


  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities.


We strive to be an employer of choice and as such we believe in rewarding our employees with career and development opportunities that will maintain and strengthen our culture while aligning to our vision and values.


We are a company that is full of vibrant, innovative people who love what we do. Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Vacation and flex days, and paid company-wide shutdown during the holiday season.
  • Comprehensive benefits including Dental, Drugs, Optical, Paramedical and Health Spending. These costs are covered by CoolIT and are enacted from your first day.
  • Dress for your day – in a casual yet professional environment.
  • Retention rewards like “The Big Coffee Break” that reward tenure with additional vacation time and a monetary bonus.
  • Employee ownership program.

We thank every candidate in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo background checks including criminal records check and education.