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Senior Sustaining Engineer (R2261)

Shield AI

Shield AI

Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies.
Job Description:
Are you a passionate and innovative engineer looking to help develop state of the art AI and robotics products? Are you eager to make a positive difference in the world? Do you want to work alongside mission driven and values focused teammates? Shield AI is just the place for you! As a sustaining engineer, you will work alongside design engineering, manufacturing engineering and fleet engineering to ensure our aircrafts are performing above expectation.
What you'll do:
As a Senior Mechanical Engineer - Sustaining, you will be responsible for supporting the mechanical design and production development of Shield AI's autonomous UAV products. You will be the interface between engineering and manufacturing, supporting production deployment of new products and maintaining existing product lines. You will lead design for manufacturing, cost reduction, production line optimization, and new vendor qualification efforts for new and existing Shield AI products. You will architect new products, perform the detailed design of complex electro-mechanical assemblies, and will use best in class design and analysis tools. You will collaborate closely with internal and/or external partners to prototype, test and release products to production. You will also ensure product features achieve performance, schedule, and reliability goals.

Required qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent.
  • 2-5 years of relevant engineering experience
  • Product life cycle experience
  • SolidWorks, NX experience
  • PDM/PLM software experience
  • A demonstrated record of working hard, being a trustworthy teammate, holding yourself and others to high standards, and being kind to others

Preferred qualifications:

  • Aerospace experience
  • Familiarity with composite material manufacturing
  • Manufacturing engineering
Total compensation: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity (if applicable)
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background check.
Location guidelines-
Onsite = 5 days/week in office
Hybrid = Minimum 3 days/week in office
Remote = Remote but able to come to the office as requested for business needs
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.