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We create drones to make people safer, more informed, and more productive

Mechanical Engineer

$80k – $120k • 0.0% – 0.3%
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About the position:

We're looking for a mechanical engineer to help create our next generation drone, supporting equipment, and manufacturing equipment. As part of our small team, you would own or be involved with projects from concept to prototype to production. You can expect to get your hands dirty with composites, titanium, custom gimbals, custom flight motors, and custom propellers, as well as see your designs literally take off on a regular basis. Your work will be used by thousands of people and will have the potential to save lives and impact national security.

Job duties:

- Assist in design engineering of hardware systems and components
- Create and modify CAD models in Solidworks
- Perform engineering analyses and verification testing and document results
- Build prototypes with our well appointed on-site shop
- Identify design errors and other issues and implement changes
- Flight test your designs
- Work with suppliers to fabricate prototypes and production parts
- Conceive of new features and bring them to life

What we’re looking for:

You should be capable of solving extremely challenging problems at least twice as fast as your peers. We are mildly interested in your education, experience, and previous employers. We are exceptionally interested in your portfolio of projects demonstrating initiative and passion for topics areas relevant to Vantage. These projects should show your ability to push technical limits to achieve extraordinary results efficiently with limited time and budget. We will also be interested in your ability to contribute to a culture of passion for excellence, taking bold risks, accepting failure, and improvising as needed until the project is wildly successful. Please make sure to include anything you believe is relevant to this in your initial contact.

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