Mechanical Engineer (R&D)

Saronic Technologies

Saronic Technologies

Other Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Saronic Technologies is a leader in revolutionizing defense autonomy at sea, dedicated to developing state-of-the-art solutions that enhance maritime operations for the Department of Defense (DoD) through autonomous and intelligent platforms.
Job Overview
We are seeking a strong Mechanical Engineer to join our organization. We pride ourselves on offering innovative solutions to everyday mechanical problems. While acting as mentors to our production teams, our mechanical engineers engage in rigorous analytic and design processes using the most up-to-date computer software. Our ideal candidate will have experience with the entire production lifecycle, ushering mechanical solutions from research and design through implementation.


  • Analyze mechanical problems and produce innovative solutions using multiple fabrication and material methods, including injection molding, aluminum castings, machined parts, and sheet metal
  • Oversee and engage in product development from design and development through implementation, monitoring progress and status of all assignments and report progress and problems to management
  • Evaluate mechanical designs for potential flaws and offer modifications to eliminate potential problems
  • Comply with all federal regulations and maintain organizational values and standards
  • Prepare assembly or product layout and detailed drawings, and participate in the manufacture or building of prototype product or systems
  • Provide tolerances studies, apply GD&T, conduct stress-analysis studies, develop reliability testing procedures, and generates appropriate design verification reports
  • Design testing methods to analyze product capabilities and troubleshoot any mechanical or structural flaws
  • Ensure that design implementation, test, and maintenance methods/processes are developed and executed in a manner that supports company quality standards


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and relevant professional experience
  • Working knowledge of analytic tools, such as ANSYS, MathCad, Solidworks
  • Working knowledge of core engineering concepts, including, but not limited to, mechanics, materials science, and fluid dynamics
  • Proven experience with product development and the entirety of the product life cycle
  • Strong ability with computer-aided design systems, including CAM and CAE
  • Master’s degree in mechanical engineering
  • Aerospace or maritime engineering experience
  • Strong CFD simulation experience
  • 3+ years designing complex mechanical systems
  • Proven experience developing innovative solutions to a range of mechanical problems
Saronic does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.