Mechanical / Sr. Mechanical Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Liquid Robotics   •  

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


8 - 10 years

Posted 52 days ago


Mechanical/Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Overview of Role:

The Mechanical/Sr. Mechanical Engineer will report to the Director, Mechanical Engineering and will be located out of ourSunnyvale, CA headquarters. Job duties include mechanical design, technical project management, prototyping, testing, and production documentation. The role also includes significant interaction within multi-disciplinary teams of electrical, software, and mechanical engineering in a fast-paced start-up environment.

Desired Experience:

  • Creative and cost effective electro-mechanical mechanism design, for new and existing platforms.
  • Design of mechatronics elements and systems (motors, controls, sensors, robotics).
  • Varied manufacturing and assembly processes such as composite construction, CNC machining, injection molding and sheet metal fabrication.
  • 3-D parametric CAD, PDM/vault tools to manage design databases, SolidWorks.
  • New high-technology product development and full product life-cycle experience is key.
  • ASME Y14.5 and ISO standards, GD&T and accepted drafting practices.
  • Exposure working in a small company environment and a willingness to handle a wide range of tasks.
  • Trustworthy and diligent self-starter, personally organized, can take direction, manage multiple tasks, budget, and meet schedules.
  • Willingness to be stationed at test sites in Hawaii and other locations for multi-week periods, when needed.
  • Oceanographic or marine equipment design is ideal.


  • Minimum 8 years of mechanical design experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering required; Master's degree is beneficial.
  • Proficient in SolidWorks CAD.
  • Ability to work successfully with cross-functional teams.
  • Must be a self-starter, detail oriented, with strong organization skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in MATLAB a plus.
  • The "Ocean Gene" is a plus: a passion for anything related to ocean life/activities.

Liquid Robotics designs and manufactures Wave Gliders®, the world's first wave and solar powered autonomous ocean robots. With partners, they address challenges facing defense, Oil & Gas, commercial and science customers by making ocean data collections and communications easier safer and in real-time. Liquid Robotics was acquired by Boeing in December of 2016 and operates as an independent non-integrated subsidiary.

Valid Through: 2019-10-17