Senior 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 Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to design our product and carry it from prototype to production.

What you'll be doing:

  • Assume full ownership for design & development of system mechanical architectures comprised of a number of complex sub-assemblies including optical, electrical, and high power components operating in harsh environments
  • Design for manufacturability & reliability from the ground up
  • Manage all aspects of product development, supplier oversight, overall build & validation support
  • Maintenance, design, testing, and improvement of existing products
  • Provide guidance and mentorship for other Mechanical Engineers

What you have:

  • 6+ years experience with detail design, development and validation of mechanical, optical, and electrical assemblies for mass manufacturing
  • Solid understanding of design for assembly and integration in complex mechanical, optical, and electrical systems including tolerance stack analysis & Statistical Process Control
  • Expertise in manufacturing processes with various metal and plastic materials (including machining, die-cutting, die-casting and injection molding) 
  • Experience in design for manufacturing across the entire product life cycle from concept through volume production

Nice to have:

  • Experience designing motion actuator mechanisms and control systems
  • Robotics experience
  • Optoelectronic experience
  • Geometric optics experience
  • 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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