Mechanical Design Engineer

Mountain View, CA
About us:
Aeva is building the next generation of sensing and perception for autonomous vehicles and beyond. With its unique ability to measure instantaneous velocity for each pixel, long-range performance at high resolutions, while being free from LiDAR or sunlight interference, Aeva’s 4D LiDAR is built from the ground up at silicon photonics scale for mass-market applications.

Role Overview:
We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to contribute to the mechanical design of our product as well as test & assembly equipment.

What you'll be doing:

  • Design of components and assemblies for system architectures comprised of a number of complex sub-assemblies including high power components operating in harsh environments
  • Fixture & equipment design to support product assembly, product performance testing, and product reliability testing
  • Interacting with mechanical, electrical, optical, and process engineers to produce designs meeting overall team requirements
  • Prototype design, assembly and validation to influence product direction
  • Interacting with suppliers for DFM feedback, part quoting and procurement
  • Maintenance, design, testing, and improvement of existing products

What you have:

  • 2+ years of experience with detail design, development and validation of mechanical assemblies
  • Solid understanding of design for assembly including tolerance stack analysis
  • Knowledge in manufacturing processes with various metal and plastic materials (including machining, die-cutting, die-casting and injection molding)
  • The ability and desire to design in CAD and be hands-on with assembly and test
  • A desire to learn, innovate, and express your ideas in a fast moving collaborative environment

Nice to have:

  • FEA knowledge
  • Understanding of geometric optics
  • Solidworks

What's in it for you:

  • Be part of a fast paced and dynamic team
  • Very competitive compensation and meaningful stock grants
  • Exceptional benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and more
  • Unlimited PTO: We care about results, not punching timecards

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