Senior Product Design Mechanical Engineer
Updated on 8/31/2023

501-1,000 employees

Video & sensor-based security systems for enterprises
Company Overview
Verkada's mission is to be the essential physical security software layer for every building, and the foundation of a larger enterprise IoT infrastructure.
San Mateo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
UI/UX & Design
Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience designing and manufacturing enterprise or consumer electronic products
  • Mastery of 3D CAD software
  • Experience getting hands-on with building & testing hardware
  • Strong understanding & intuition regarding strength of materials, thermodynamics, and manufacturing. We value both breadth and depth
  • Experience integrating thermal management solutions, optics and/or electronics into your mechanical designs
  • Experience working with overseas supply chains
  • Experience working with part vendors on DFM, tooling bring up and validation
  • Experience developing robust 2D and quality systems to ensure quality parts
  • Experience designing products for harsh environments
  • Passion for designing aesthetically pleasing but easy to use hardware
  • Experience working directly with Industrial Designers. Knowledge of CMF specs. Ability to travel internationally up to 15%
  • Startup Mindset: As a fast-growing startup, every day brings new challenges and opportunities for growth, and we want you to grow with us!
  • Drive new products from initial proof of concept through builds to mass production
  • Generate mechanical solutions for a wide variety of product requirements relevant to enterprise hardware (mounting, sealing, environmental resistance, thermals, tamper resistance, etc)
  • Collaborate with our Electrical Engineering team to integrate PCBAs, sensors, interconnects, and other electro-mechanical elements into your designs
  • Collaborate with our Industrial Design team to develop new concepts and ship high quality products. Collaborate with ID to finalize product form & CMF
  • Work with mechanical vendors to dial in DFM/DFA, quote & kick-off parts at prototype and production quantities. Own tooling release, bring up and validation for a broad variety of parts, processes, and assemblies
  • Develop, manage & execute mechanical validation and reliability test plans and various DoEs. Assist with failure analysis and root cause analysis; troubleshoot, iterate, and validate quickly
  • Work closely with our JDM and CM partners to steer your product concepts through validation builds (EVT, DVT, PVT) & into mass production
  • Mentor & guide engineering teammates to grow and succeed