Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Menlo Park, California, USA
Design
Full-time
Matternet is looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to help craft and build Matternet's product vision of autonomous robotic systems. 

In this position, you will be the lead mechanical engineer within our design team and report directly to Matternet's Head of Design. You will be collaborating within our design team to develop well-crafted engineering solutions that support our product vision. You will be a systems’s level thinker who can bridge design goals with complex engineering requirements and be able to converse fluently with our engineering leads. You need to be creative, diligent, humble, excel in uncertainty and live to collaborate in a high-paced team environment that values excellence.

Applications without portfolios will not be considered.

You Have:

    • 7+ years experience in a product engineering design role
    • A strong portfolio of product design and engineering illustrating a deep appreciation for aesthetics, engineering elegance and creativity
    • A fluency in prototyping and manufacturing methods
    • A demonstrated understanding of how to design and engineer complex systems
    • A determination to challenge design and engineering orthodoxy
    • A passion for simplicity
About Matternet

Matternet is the developer of the world’s leading technology platform for on-demand aerial delivery in urban environments. The company provides its technology platform as a service to healthcare, e-commerce and logistics organizations. In March 2017, Matternet became the first company in the world to be authorized for full operations of drone logistics networks over densely populated areas in Switzerland. Since then, Matternet has executed over 3,000 flights in Zurich, Bern and Lugano. In May 2018, Matternet was selected to carry out drone logistics operations for US hospitals under the FAA's drone integration program. In March 2019, Matternet and UPS announced a partnership to provide drone delivery services to US healthcare systems, starting from WakeMed Health in NC. Matternet is based in Menlo Park, CA and has 50 employees. Matternet's investors include Boeing, Daimler, Swiss Post and Sony. For more information, visit https://mttr.net

Selected Matternet press:

Fast Company: https://www.fastcompany.com/90324754/the-countrys-first-regular-commercial-drone-delivery-is-here
WIRED: https://www.wired.com/story/ups-matternet-drone-delivery-north-carolina/
CNBC: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2019/04/03/ups-partners-with-drone-startup-matternet-for-medical-sample-delivery.html
MIT technology review: https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/613255/the-first-commercial-drone-delivery-scheme-in-the-us-is-already-flying/
BusinessInsider: https://www.businessinsider.com/ups-first-revenue-generating-drone-delivery-with-matternet-2019-3

We're an equal opportunity employer.