Mechanical Engineer

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Come work in an exciting environment in which you’ll use your passion, experience, and strong analytical skills to help bring new technologies to public safety and leave a positive impact on the world. We cultivate an environment that favors agility, initiative, and creative thinking. Our mission is to protect life, making the world a safer place through smart devices and software services. We genuinely love what we do and are looking for others who share this passion.

Does the thought of designing devices to help save lives and make a difference in the world around you excite you? As Mechanical Engineer for Axon you will help drive safety forward this decade in a whole new way. We're disrupting the way public safety uses technology, and we need you, an innovative mechanical engineer with an eye for design, to help us take it to the next level.


  • Develop innovative mechanical design solutions for wearable video and sensor products.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and coordinate validation testing on whether new designs meet the product requirements.
  • Use state-of-the-art CAD and analysis tools to create mechanical designs and simulate stress/strain conditions.
  • Work closely with internal partners to generate all documentation and test plans necessary to ensure products meet specifications.
  • Select the proper material (plastic, metal, etc) based on strength, density, thermal properties, and other important parameters.
  • Ensures successful management and development of mechanical tooling and production part qualification (e.g., first-article inspections, manufacturing process capabilities (Cp/Cpk), measurement gage repeatability and reproducibility)
  • Collaborate with the industrial design and human factors team to achieve aesthetic & comfort requirements.
  • Audit mechanical suppliers/external partners and advise enablement plans where needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. (M.S. degree preferred)
  • Experience in the development of enterprise-grade electronics products, preferably in handheld, mobile, and ideally wireless devices
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in mechanical and/or product design development
  • Advanced knowledge and experience using Solidworks solid modeling and assembly creation
  • Ability to design parts for injection molding tooling and minimize tooling issues.
  • Working knowledge of using FEA tools such as Simulation (Cosmos) or Ansys

Preferred Qualifications

  • Lead the mechanical development activities with minimal supervision
  • Strong knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing and performing statistical tolerance analysis
  • Experience with Asia ODM partners and manufacturing suppliers.
  • Comfortable with thermal management (heat sinks, etc)
  • Experience with optics & lenses

Compensation and Benefits
Competitive salary and 401K with employer match
Unlimited paid time off
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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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