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Senior Mechanical Engineer | Well-Funded Automotive Startup

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer | Well-Funded Automotive Startup
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Mateo
Salary: Up to $170k base + First 10 employee equity
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Contact Name: Kiel O'Mara
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

My client is the first to market with a revolutionary smart automotive technology that will provide safety and intelligence for potentially millions of drivers around the world.

You will be part of the mechanical engineering team working on a variety of firmware projects in a fast-paced startup environment. Product development activities include design and development, design reviews, product verification, and field validation along with coordinating with other engineering disciplines.


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Continuously test, evaluate, and improve the product
  • Collaborate on budgets, timelines, specifications, and requirements
  • Create accurate models of our product using computer-aided design/modeling software
  • Develop manufacturing processes and test methods for fabrication, build, assembly, and installation of components
  • Ensuring physical product compliance with government regulations
  • Maintain and improve equipment to ensure safety, reliability, and efficiency


  • Passion or interest in automotive space
Experience and expertise in at least one of the following:
  • Experience in electronics integration and testing
  • Experience with RF-enabled sensors in harsh environments, e.g. military, automotive, or space-grade
  • Knowledgeable with shock and vibration concepts for design, testing and analysis
  • Familiarity with temperature and thermal analyses
  • Experience with design and testing of custom shock and vibration isolations systems and test fixtures

On Offer:

  • Salary up to $170k 
  • Considerable early-employee Equity
  • Awesome benefits