Senior Mechanical Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

501-1,000 employees

Developing electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft
Company Overview
Archer stands out in the urban air mobility industry with its focus on designing and developing electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, aiming to transform the way people move and utilize time. The company's competitive edge lies in its proprietary electric powertrain system, which offers higher power density and efficiency than current market offerings, while ensuring longevity and safety at both the cell and pack level. With a team based in Santa Clara, CA, Archer's commitment to technical advancement and industry leadership makes it an exciting and dynamic place to work.

Company Stage


Total Funding





San Jose, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or a related field
  • 3-5+ years of high voltage battery design experience
  • Demonstrated experience designing components for high voltage applications
  • Working knowledge of GD&T and heat transfer
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage component suppliers
  • Experience with design of parts requiring joining techniques including wire bonding, laser bonding, structural adhesives, rivets, bolted joints, laser, or CMT welding
  • Experience designing bus bars for high current-carrying applications
  • Experience integrating printed circuit board assemblies in mechanical designs
  • Knowledge of part design for forming processes such as: extrusions, stamping, machining, injection molding, and die casting
  • Strong materials knowledge. Good understanding of different materials/grades and their tradeoffs, as well as dielectric coatings and platings
  • Hands on experience building prototypes and performing component level tests
  • Strong CAD skills (NX preferred) including the ability to generate your own drawings
  • Demonstrated experience in developing product from start to finish
  • Design mechanical components of the energy and power dense ESS powering Archer's FAA type certified eVTOL airtaxi
  • Develop designs meeting required mechanical, electrical, and thermal specifications unique to a lithium ion battery system
  • Utilize light weight materials and clever packaging solutions to reduce weight
  • Perform hand calculations of designs followed by optimization in FEA software packages
  • Build and test your own designs to ensure first articles meet functional requirements
  • Work with the test and integration teams to ensure performance requirements are met at both the bench and aircraft levels
  • Participate in design reviews to ensure cross functional alignment and solicit feedback
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of FAA aircraft certification requirements for Part 23 aircraft
  • Experience with DO-160G, DO-311A aerospace standards
  • Experience with UN38.3, IEC, ISO, and UL electrification standards
  • ANSYS Mechanical
  • Shock & vibration testing experience
  • Thermal runaway testing experience