Mechanical Sustaining Engineer

Come Join Us
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.

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

You will primarily be responsible for applying your expertise to resolve customer requests related to products that have recently been released. You will add new functionality to existing products or recommend design changes in response to customer feedback and quality metrics.

Your Day to Day

  • Develop innovative mechanical design solutions for the full range of Axon products and accessories
  • Use state-of-the-art CAD and analysis tools to create and modify existing mechanical designs
  • Select the proper material (plastic, metal, etc) based on strength, density, thermal properties, and other important parameters
  • Collaborate with the quality engineering team to find root cause on field failures
  • Analyze device performance metrics and telemetry to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Create tests to determine whether alternative components and suppliers can achieve the design specs, such as weight and drop testing
  • Collaborate with the industrial design team to achieve human and aesthetic factor requirements
  • Provide documentation guidelines to the drafting team
  • Ensures successful management and development of mechanical tooling and production part qualification (i.e. first-article inspections, manufacturing process capabilities (Cp/Cpk) measurement gage repeatability and reproducibility (GR&R), material certifications, etc.)
  • Audit mechanical suppliers/external partners and advises enablement plans where needed

Skills Preferred

  • Strong knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing and performing statistical tolerance analysis
  • Experience with Asia ODM partners and manufacturing suppliers
  • Experience with the design of heat sinks and other thermal management techniques
  • Ability to achieve results in ambiguous conditions

Skills Required

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. (M.S. degree preferred)
  • Experience with injection molded parts & tooling
  • Experience in the development of enterprise-grade electronics products, preferably in handheld, mobile, and wireless devices
  • Advanced knowledge of solid mechanics and working knowledge of fluid dynamics
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in mechanical and/or product design development
  • Advanced knowledge and experience using Solidworks solid modeling and assembly creation
  • Working knowledge of FEA tools

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary and 401K with employer match
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • A supportive parental leave policy
  • An award-winning office/working environment
  • Ride along with real police officers in real life situations, see them use technology, get inspired
  • And more...

Come join the team to build products that will change policing. To learn more about the products and services we offer please visit us at:  and

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.


Meet Some of Axon's Employees

Bryan W.

Vice President, Software Engineering

From building a top-talent team to creating cutting-edge technologies, Bryan and his co-workers are responsible for supporting Axon’s engineering efforts and experiences.

Surbhi S.


Surbhi writes the code that controls what Axon body cameras can do to help law enforcement officers out in the field during their day-to-day duties.

Back to top