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Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer

The Role: Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer
The Location: Austin, TX

TrackingPoint is an early-stage startup in the military and commercial electro-optics market. Founded by a well-respected and proven team of entrepreneurs, TrackingPoint is on a path to transform weapon system performance by the application of its groundbreaking technology. We are currently seeking an exceptional candidate to fill the role of Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer.

The Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer will supply all the mechanical and opto-mechanical support needs of the team. This will include modeling mechanical parts and assembly, generating bills of materials, evaluating vendors, working with and managing the engineers that are fabricating the parts, performing tolerance analysis on assembly, and understanding how the product is impacted by shock and vibration. The Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer position requires the ability to supply all the mechanical and opto-mechanical support needs of the team. The ideal candidate will be well versed in mechanical and opto-mechanical design best practices and be able to rapidly iterate on developing product designs.

Required Skills & Experience:

● B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, or similar engineering degree and at least 5 years of experience
● 3+ years ruggedized military or consumer product design experience
● Clear understanding of opto-mechanical design trade-off considerations
● Tolerance analysis knowledge and experience
● Extensive SolidWorks or 3D modeling/drafting experience
● Zemax (or equivalent) familiarity (ability to import ray traces and lens solid models)
● Experience with lens prototyping and mechanical parts fabrication
● Experience with opto-mechanical alignment and tilt sensitivity with ability to perform tolerance analysis
● Manufacturing/design troubleshooting and metrology
● Excellent communication skills as a subject matter expert
● Must be a self-starter with commitment to excellence and elegance

Additional Valuable Background:

● Industrial design experience
● Process/Manufacturing engineering experience
● Laser rangefinder development and manufacturing
● Camera system design experience (lens mounting, waterproofing and ruggedized housings)
● Finite element analysis for recoil/ruggedization
● ASME membership
● Experience working as a design engineer for a company that makes rifle scopes, lasers, night vision goggles or binoculars
● Good understanding of basic physics

Why Work For Us?

TrackingPoint offers a fun, fast paced start-up environment with an attractive salary and benefits package including: 401k, health, PTO and participation in an incentive stock pool. Interested candidates should send an e-mail cover letter including compensation history and attached resume to 54611@TrackingPointCareers.com. No phone calls please. Qualified applicants will be responded to as quickly as possible.

Please note: Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship for a visa now or in the future.

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