Mechanical Engineer - Electronics Packaging

| Kirkland
Pivotal Commware develops 5G communications platforms, systems and applications based on Holographic Beam Forming® , a patented breakthrough in electromagnetic physics. HBF allows Pivotal to create software-defined antennas that can harness, shape and direct radio waves with order-of magnitude advantages over legacy beamforming systems in cost, size, weight and power consumption (C-SWaP). HBF enables mobile network operators to maximize capacity, coverage and throughput on demand and is recognized as an essential element in the 5G ecosystem. 5G leadership is pivotal to the US economy, and 5G is Pivotal™.
Pivotal is seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer - Electronics Packaging to develop enclosures for antenna products. This position will support and lead fast-paced projects while working closely with a small group of scientists, engineers and business leaders in a start-up environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to think creatively and to operate within a flexible, fast-paced program dedicated to advancing the Holographic Beamforming product suite. This position is focused on Product Development and shipping products.
•Perform research for product development purposes and then complete design and development in such areas as mechanical structure, weatherproofing, thermal and EMI management for antenna and microwave components
•Apply completed research to plan, design and develop mechanical or electro-mechanical systems, instruments and/or controls 
•May direct support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing and prototype fabrication
•Hands on engineering work utilizing standard techniques, processes and procedures typically utilized in product development
•Conduct feasibility studies and test new modified designs 
•Independently devise new approaches and solutions to solve problems
•Review work at appropriate milestones to ensure that overall objectives are being met 
Required Qualifications:
•3-10+ years of mechanical engineering experience for telecommunications or wireless product enclosures 
•Previous experience as a Mechanical Engineer, Electro-Mechanical Engineer, or related title
•A BS in mechanical engineering or related degree with relevant experience
•Solid understanding of mechanical engineering principles
•Excellent 3D CAD/PDM/PLM skill set – Solidworks preferred, Creo/Pro-Engineer acceptable.
•Good working knowledge of geometric tolerancing, DFM and DFA
•Experience with Electro-Mechanical packaging and enclosure designs
•Design experience working with plastic injection molding, stamped and formed metal, extruded parts and metal casting
•Ability to multi-task, work quickly, accurately and communicate effectively with team members
•Ability to interact with Mechanical, Electrical, RF and manufacturing engineers
•Experience creating complete design/documentation packages for production
•Ability to work in a team setting to carry a design from concept to manufacturing
•Talent for troubleshooting design issues as they arise
•Ability to prototype models in order to evaluate new concepts and reduce risk
•Fluency in both written and oral English. Ability to prepare clear and concisely written reports and presentations
•Able to organize design reviews and lead technical discussions
Desirable Expertise:
•RF antenna/wireless product development experience
•Experience managing mechanical design projects
•Experience with product acceptance and qualification testing
•Design of experiments experience
•Experience performing tolerance analysis, using RSS and/or Monte Carlo techniques
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Pivotal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

At Pivotal you’ll join a team experienced in advanced communications, commercial antennas, RF circuit design, machine learning and active/nonlinear metamaterials.
Named among Washington’s Top 100 Places to Work in 2018 & 2019, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We highly respect and seek to empower each individual while supporting diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce. If you want to apply yourself to this fascinating endeavor, then we’d like to hear from you!

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