Mechanical Engineer - Electronics Packaging

| Greater LA Area
Our team combines seasoned aerospace engineering talent and Special Operations combat veterans to address 21st century threats. We embrace the best practices from Silicon Valley innovation, such as agile development. We also deliver breakthroughs in high-power microwave technology for offensive and defensive EMP, and artificial intelligence for enhanced targeting capabilities.
Job objective: This is an exciting role in a growing company. The ideal candidate for the position is someone who has experience packaging and mounting circuit boards in automotive or aerospace products. This person will be in charge of packaging at the printed circuit board level, the assembly level (multiple boards), the module level (assemblies integrated into an overall enclosure), and the system level (a group of modules packaged into a system).


  • Design packaging solutions for electronics at any one of multiple levels in assembly stack
  • Using computer aided design tools to design packaging solutions
  • Analyze thermal, vibration, environmental and other mechanical aspects of packaged solution
  • Manage fabrication and assembly of packaged solution
  • Interface with electrical engineers, systems engineers, manufacturing engineers for machine shop and electronic fabrication
  • Interface with quality assurance engineers to develop solutions to resolve discrepancies with hardware fabrication

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent
  • Packaging experience with commercial or military electronics, especially RF components
  • Experience taking electronics packaging designs from concept through completion, including: test, evaluation and certification
  • Experienced in CAD design (Solidworks or related) and drawing creation (GD&T)
  • Experienced in various manufacturing techniques (traditional and additive), including CNC parts, sheet metal fabrication and molded parts
  • Experienced in design/analysis iteration process, including expert level comfort with hand calculations
  • US Citizen and/or Permanent Resident (future security clearance may be required)

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiar with CFD programs (Solidworks FlowSim or related) and / or FEA programs (Solidworks Simulation or related)
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Collaborative; capable of working across all levels of the organization
  • Organized; comfortable working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

Epirus was the magical bow with infinite arrows wielded by the Greek hero Theseus. Like our namesake, we strive to be fast, efficient, and limitless in our approach. This agility, combined with a culture of innovation in systems development, allows us to move quickly without losing the decades of lessons learned.
We have developed technologies that leverage new breakthroughs in sensors and high-power microwaves, combined with computer vision and advanced software control. Our first broad-market application is a comprehensive defense system to defeat offensive drones at scale.

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Our company is located near Hawthorne Airport and we're neighbors with LA Ale Works & Common Space Brewery!

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What’s the vibe like in the office?

“It’s casual but also really exciting! We have an open office layout, so you can definitely feel that everyone is super passionate and excited. Being in such a collaborative environment makes it a ton of fun to solve the challenges we face.”


Principal Mechanical Engineer

What are Epirus Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Monday through Friday.
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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