Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer | Aeva

Date Posted: 
Monday, November 16, 2020
Position Location: 
Mountain View, CA
Job Description: 
Aeva is looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our growing team! This individual will design our opto-electronic products and carry them through the entire product lifecycle. They will be a key member in development of new products from concept to final builds, partner with cross-functional teams along the way!

What you'll be doing:

  • Development of new products including execution on concept, design, drawings, vendor selection, part evaluation, and product builds
  • Developing cutting edge Silicon Photonics (SiP) optoelectronic devices
  • Developing of free space optics optoelectronic devices
  • Detailed Tolerance Analyses of components and assemblies.
  • Maintenance, design, testing, and improvement of existing products
  • Product designs utilizing miniature optics, sub-micron alignments, and micron level passive placements
  • Fixture design and development ranging from prototype to production
  • Integration of mechanical, optical, and electrical components
  • Lead reviews of mechanical development activities
  • Interacting with CMs and suppliers to provide mechanical support for manufacturing of parts and products

What you have:

  • Minimum of BS degree in Mechanical Engineering with 5+ years of experience in related engineering roles
  • Experience with detail design, development and validation of mechanical assemblies for prototype volumes to mass manufacturing
  • Solid understanding of design for assembly and integration in complex optoelectronic devices including tolerance stack analysis
  • Knowledge in manufacturing processes for assembly of optoelectronic devices (die attach, wirebond, active alignment, hermetic sealing)
  • Experience in design for manufacturing across the entire product life cycle from concept thru volume production
  • Knowledge of part manufacturing processes such as plastic injection molding, machining, thin film and thick film ceramics, HTCC ceramics, and ceramic ferrules is desirable

Nice to have:

  • Prototype and production equipment design experience
  • Manufacturing experience of optoelectronic devices
  • Geometric optics knowledge
  • Experience in SiP assembly processes and design rules

What's in it for you:

  • Be part of an early start-up that's backed by industry leading venture capitalists
  • Very competitive compensation
  • Exceptional benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and more
  • Paid lunches, ping pong tournaments, and fun team off-sites
  • 401k matching
Aeva develops a new sensing & perception paradigm for autonomous machines. Aeva's technology brings together the best of vision, depth & motion sensors into a single product with superior performance. Compared to today's best in class, it provides greater range & resolution across weather conditions and a new dimension to precisely measure velocity of every pixel in the scene.
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