Sr. Mechanical Engineer
Sanford, FL 32771 US
Dive into the forefront of innovation and join our journey in shaping the future of aerial technology. We are on the lookout for a Senior Mechanical Engineer who is passionate about pushing the boundaries of drone technology. This role is your chance to contribute to the development of cutting-edge multi-rotor drones, blending creativity with technical expertise to drive the evolution from concept to market.
Our team enjoys a vibrant onsite work environment that fosters creativity and teamwork. Immerse yourself in a culture that values relaxation and productivity equally, where your efforts are celebrated with frequent catered meals, engaging team-building activities, and a comprehensive benefits package that takes care of you and your family.
Why You Will Thrive Here:
- Engage in groundbreaking work on tether-powered drones, UAS, and autonomous solutions.
- Utilize advanced tools such as Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks, and engage in ECAD/MCAD exchanges.
- Revel in a team-focused environment that boasts in-house wellness events, health screenings, and more, all under the sunny skies of Greater Orlando, FL.
- Enjoy a benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, with significant premiums paid by us.
- Spearhead and contribute significantly to the design of complex structures for high-performance drone systems, overseeing the entire process from initial concept to production.
- Facilitate the integration of ISR and radio transceiver equipment, ensuring seamless compatibility with advanced modular payload systems.
- Offer expert technical guidance to the mechanical engineering team, particularly in areas of vibration analysis and thermal design.
- Enhance the design process and contribute to the development of the product roadmap, including new features and products.
Required Skills and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Structural Engineering.
- A minimum of 5 years of industry experience.
- Proven ability in analyzing and dampening vibration modes using FEA.
- Expertise in implementing efficient thermal management solutions in constrained environments.
- Significant experience in electronics packaging.
- Proficiency in Autodesk Inventor and/or SolidWorks.
- Demonstrated ability to optimize designs for quality and cost (DFM).
- Familiarity with ECAD/MCAD exchange formats (IDF/IDX).
Desired Skills and Experience:
- Master’s degree in Mechanical or Structural Engineering.
- Over 10 years of industry experience, preferably in Defense or Aerospace.
- Experience in technical leadership or Integrated Product Team (IPT) roles.
- Knowledge of MIL-STD-461 (EMI) and MIL-STD-810 (water and vibration) design principles.
- Expertise in materials technology, including emerging technologies and fabrication methods.
- Experience with 3D printing technologies (FDM, SLA, SLS).
- Background in unmanned systems or hobbyist RC experience.
Other Qualifications and Desired Competencies:
- Demonstrated success in product development.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt quickly to shifting priorities.
- Strong initiative and dedication to achieving goals and objectives.
- Ownership and accountability for work products.
- Commitment to continuous learning and improvement.
- Exceptional problem-solving, analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills.
- A strong focus on teamwork and collaboration, prioritizing team success.
Join our team and contribute to the cutting edge of drone technology, driving innovation, and excellence in a challenging yet rewarding environment.