Senior Mechanical Engineer

| 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 and deliver breakthroughs in high-power microwave for offensive and defensive EMP and artificial intelligence for enhanced targeting capabilities.
Job Description: Design, build, and test the physical structure and thermal cooling solutions for phased array products. Package RF assemblies. We are particularly interested in mechanical engineers that have experience in designing systems and testing systems to pass qualification testing. Examples of qualification testing we are particularly interested in are environmental (rain / moisture), shock, and vibration testing. The ideal candidate will have designed and taken a system through successful tests of various levels of shock, vibe, and environmental test.

Duties

  • Implement thermal and cooling solutions for power amplifiers and digital electronics
  • Define assumptions, loads, and boundary conditions (thermal and/or structural)
  • Create FEA / CFD meshes / simulations for individual components, sub-assemblies and full systems
  • Support in-lab and field validation of thermal and structural results

Basic Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related field
  • Experienced in CFD programs (Solidworks FlowSim, ANSYS, or related) and FEA programs (Solidworks Simulation, ANSYS, or related)
  • Expert level comfort in hand calculations and theory
  • 10+ years of relevant experience or at least 2 full product life cycles
  • Previous experience with RF system or component mechanical design
  • Comfortable with CAD design (Solidworks or related)
  • US Citizen and/or Permanent Resident (future security clearance may be required)

Desired Qualifications

  • Aerospace/Defense experience and/or military experience
  • 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
  • Able to drive designs from basic concept through manufacturing and test
  • Experienced in various manufacturing techniques (traditional and additive)

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 microwave, 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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SolidWorksDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

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

An Insider's view of Epirus

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.”

Albert

Principal Mechanical Engineer

What are Epirus Perks + Benefits

Culture
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
Diversity
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)
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
Parking
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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