Mechanical Engineer I

Gladiator Technologies, Inc
Full Time
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
From $65,000 a year
Posted EmployerActive 2 days ago
Job description

Mechanical Engineer I

Gladiator Technologies, Inc. ( is a growing advanced technology designer and manufacturer of robust high performance MEMS inertial sensors (gyros and accelerometers) and systems (including IMU’s, Vertical Gyro, and AHRS up to GNSS-aided INS). These advanced technology products are used around the world in hundreds of applications including in aerospace & defense, motorsports racing, automotive testing, airborne, sea and land image stabilization and other markets.

We are currently seeking a full time Mechanical Engineer I to join our team at our Snoqualmie, Washington location. Our ideal candidate will be a technical hands-on engineer with the ability to work well in a highly motivated team environment. Our work environment is fast-paced and requires team members to have technical aptitude and be detail-oriented, to learn quickly and have organizational skills, but most importantly to have a positive attitude and enjoy their job and their peers.


This entry-level position provides design and testing support for the development and ongoing production of advanced MEMS inertial sensors (accelerometers, gyros) and associated systems (IMU & INS/GPS products.) This role supports product development including tasks such as: requirements capture; mechanical concepts; component selection; system packaging of sensors and other electronics; finite element analysis of systems, environmental testing of systems, and production support of test fixtures. Collaborates with other engineering disciplines for sensor design, system packaging and test engineering for calibration and testing of current and future products.


· Perform mechanical engineering design, analysis, and testing in support of new product development efforts.

· Develops project plans and generates detailed product documentation.

· Performs component/product qualification and other test validation initiatives.

· Performs quantitative analysis on inertial system performance test data.

· Identifies data-driven improvements for products and methods.

· Performs troubleshooting of new and legacy products.

· Provides technical support for various customer activities.

· Provides technical support for manufacturing to resolve problems and optimize product yield and throughput.

· Supports documentation associated with specifications, user manuals, and production assembly guides per AS9100D / ISO 9001:2008.


· BS degree (or higher) in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or related Engineering discipline from an accredited educational institution.

· Strong computer, physics and math skills required.

· CSWA SolidWorks Certified

· Programming experience with one or more tools such as: MATLAB, LabVIEW, Python, C/C++, C#, Git.

· Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

· Strong written and verbal communication skills.

· Motivated by learning new skills and assuming new responsibilities.

· Must be legally allowed to work in the U.S. and considered as a “U.S. person” as defined by ITAR and EAR regulations. (see below for further details)


· Prefer 1+ year work experience in a technical or complementary role including internships.

· Competency in mechanical design including design, fabrication, assembly, and testing

· Capability with SolidWorks at CSWA or beyond

· Hands-on project or work experience with electronics systems, preferable motion systems

· Familiarity with environmental test equipment such as ovens, rate tables, and vibration machines.

Gladiator Technologies offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a professional, collaborative and positive team-oriented work environment and career opportunities in a rapidly growing organization. We value performance and commitment to quality in our workforce and encourage all high performance, qualified candidates to apply!

Apply Online: jobs @ or fax us a resume and cover letter: 425-396-1129 (no phone calls please)

Because this position requires potential access to technology controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a "U.S. person" as defined in the ITAR and EAR. In order to be a U.S. person for ITAR and EAR purposes, you must: (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident (i.e., "green card holder") of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum, provided that you have applied for naturalization within six months of the date you first became eligible, and if not yet accepted, you are actively pursuing naturalization after two years from the date of your application.

LKD Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $65,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Snoqualmie, WA 98065: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • SolidWorks: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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