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Mechanical Engineer - Senior

Boston Dynamics is a world leader in mobile robots, tackling some of the toughest robotics challenges. We combine the principles of dynamic control and balance with sophisticated mechanical designs, cutting-edge electronics, and next-generation software for high-performance robots equipped with perception, navigation, and intelligence. Boston Dynamics has an extraordinary and fast-growing technical team of engineers and scientists who seamlessly combine advanced analytical thinking with bold engineering. 

We are currently looking for Senior Mechanical Engineers who are passionate about robotics, iterative design, and prototyping. You will work on a team of mechanical engineers producing extremely high-quality hardware on groundbreaking robots going out into the world. If you are looking to work amongst colleagues who are collaborative, mission-driven, values-focused, and looking to have a positive impact on the world of robotics, come and join us!

Day to day activities: 

  • Collaborate with other engineers to dream up, design, and develop prototype robots to achieve design targets
  • Develop new concepts and perform analysis on designs while considering constraints from multiple disciplines (electrical design, manufacturing, business needs)
  • Create CAD models, drawings, and specifications for parts and assemblies
  • Troubleshoot issues, determine root causes, design and implement corrective and preventative solutions

Desired skills:

  • BSME and 5+ years of relevant experience (including MSME/PhD degrees with professional engineering experience)
  • 2+ years of experience in a professional and product driven environment
  • Development of complex products through trade studies or system design and analysis
  • Advanced CATIA user or equivalent (NX, Solidworks, etc.), including finite element analysis
  • Expertise in mechanism design, electro-mechanical actuators, high-performance hydraulics, sensors, or data analysis
  • Transitioning early designs to products [NPI, EVT, DVT]

Bonus skills:

  • Mass production of complex electromechanical assemblies [DFM, DFA]
  • Plastic and die-cast part design and materials knowledge
  • Tolerance analysis and strong understanding of GD&T
  • Test stand development and validation testing
  • Programming (C++, Python)
  • System or topology optimization

A brief portfolio of images with short descriptions of recent work is highly recommended via either web-link or PDF.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

Boston Dynamics will never ask you to divulge your personal financial or account information as part of its recruiting process.

 

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