Senior Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Mechanical Engineer

Phoenix, Arizona (United States)


The ADAS team is currently seeking a senior-level Mechanical Engineer to play a critical role in enabling Nikola vehicles with the highest tech ADAS and Autonomous features.

Come work in a field where the technology is changing daily but will also forever change the world as we know it. Come get to know a team who are daily learning, discovering, and developing the technology that everyone will know by name in 5-7 years from now.

Our ideal candidate will learn quickly, be passionate about automated vehicle technology, and strive for perfecting the safest and most advanced vehicle on the market. 

What you’ll be building:

  • You will own Digital Mock-Ups (place sensors/ecus/camera, etc. in 3D space on a vehicle). Coordinate and lead Field of View studies. Conduct sensor analysis (radiation patterns, etc), as well as work on small ECU Design (Cameras, etc./gi)

What you “must” already bring to the table:

  • BS, MS preferred, in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
  • At least a 4-year career as a Opto-Mechanical Design or ADAS Mechanical Engineering Design professional, who’s familiar with a very fast-paced environment.
  • Proven proficiency in: Design for Manufacturing and Assembly, Design for IP Rating, Design Analysis, Solidworks, Testing, and Validation, and Interface Development for Machine Shop simulation.

Preferred Profile Characteristic:

  • Automotive or a related industry
  • Catia, Design for CNC
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • One who can pay attention to the details

This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT. 


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