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Mechanical Engineer Manager

| Kirkland
Imagine ubiquitous 5G connectivity that will deliver on the promise of 4K video, augmented reality, autonomous driving, drone delivery, and super-fast inflight internet. These bandwidth intensive technologies of the future cannot take place utilizing current wireless and broadband network infrastructure. Pivotal Commware has developed a revolutionary technology called HBF or Holographic Beam Forming, a breakthrough in electromagnetic physics. This disruptive software defined antenna technology is revolutionizing wireless and broadband networks by helping network operators solve their biggest wireless access challenges – capacity and spectral efficiency. Our patented antenna technology helps wireless service providers squeeze every ounce of performance from their networks at the lowest cost, size, weight and power consumption available.
 
While Pivotal has completely redefined the physics and economics of providing broadband wireless access for consumer, business and military applications, we still need to tailor our technology for a multitude of compelling use cases. Looking ahead, our team will also be developing artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions to complement and enhance our fundamental technology. If you are passionate about what you do and want to apply yourself to this fascinating endeavor, then we’d like to hear from you.
Pivotal is seeking an experienced hands-on Mechanical Engineer Manager 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 reports to the VP of Product Realization.
Responsibilities:
•Perform design and development in such areas as mechanical structure, weatherproofing, thermal and EMI management for antenna and microwave components
•Conduct feasibility studies and test new modified designs
•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+ years of mechanical engineering leadership experience
•8+ years of hands on mechanical engineering experience
•A BS or MS in mechanical engineering or related degree with relevant experience
•Excellent 3D CAD/PDM/PLM skill set – Solidworks preferred, Creo/Pro-Engineer
•Experience in Electro-Mechanical packaging
•Experience dealing with thermal, EMI, vibration and contamination issues
•Hands-on experience with machining, sheet metal design/fabrication, soft tooling processes
•Ability to multi-task, work quickly, accurately and communicate effectively with team members
•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
•Able to organize design reviews and lead technical discussions
•Good working knowledge of DFM, FMEA, FEA and geometric tolerancing
Desirable Expertise:
•RF antenna/radio product development experience
•Manufacturing experience in high volume (100,000/year) production
•Plastics selection and molded part design experience
•Experience project managing mechanical design projects
•Opto-mechanical experience
•CAE experience/capabilities (both structural and thermal desired – Ansys experience a plus)

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Location

We are just past Gold's Gym (of which we offer free membership to employees) and Maelstrom Brewery.

What are Pivotal Commware Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Free membership to Gold's Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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