Aerospace Mechanical Engineer at EDGE AUTONOMY

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Location: Huntsville, Alabama

Job Description:

WORK LOCATION: San Luis Obispo, CA, Huntsville, AL

SALARY RANGE: $102,620 - $210,000



Edge Autonomy is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Aero/Mechanical Engineer to join our innovative team. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the design, analysis, and manufacturing of composite structures. This role requires a deep understanding of the entire design process, from initial concept to part completion, and the ability to work with advanced materials and manufacturing techniques.


As an Aero/Mechanical Engineer at Edge, you will be responsible for the design and development of advanced composite structures for uncrewed aircraft systems and other high-performance applications. You will engage in the full design process, from initial concept and feasibility studies to detailed design, prototyping, and part completion. Your expertise will be crucial in ensuring our products' structural integrity and performance. You will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, including project engineers, electrical engineers, and manufacturing specialists, to integrate composite structures seamlessly. Additionally, you will contribute to the continuous improvement of our design and manufacturing processes, leveraging cutting-edge technologies and techniques.

The following job functions are a basic requirement but are not limited to and may be assigned other duties.

  • Design and Development: Create detailed designs and specifications for composite structures, ensuring they meet performance and reliability requirements.
  • Analysis and Testing: Conduct structural analysis and testing to validate design performance and compliance with industry standards.
  • Manufacturing: Oversee the manufacturing process for composite parts, working closely with production teams to ensure high-quality output.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure cohesive and integrated product designs.
  • Innovation: Identify and implement innovative solutions to enhance product functionality and performance.
  • Documentation: Prepare and maintain detailed documentation for designs, analysis, and manufacturing processes.



The following are a non-exhaustive list of qualifications for the position:

  • Minimum of 4-10+ years of experience in aerospace or mechanical engineering, with a focus on composite structures.
  • Proven experience following the design process from initial concept to part completion.
  • Strong background in composite materials, manufacturing techniques, and structural analysis.
  • Experience with CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks, CATIA) and finite element analysis (FEA) tools.
  • Experience with uncrewed aircraft systems is preferred.


  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field is required.
  • Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field is preferred.

Skills and Competencies

  • Technical Expertise: In-depth knowledge of aerospace and mechanical engineering principles, with a focus on composite structures.
  • Problem-Solving: Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Leadership: Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and guide junior engineers.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical information clearly and effectively.
  • Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and build strong working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Attention to Detail: High level of attention to detail and accuracy in all aspects of work.


  • Matching 401(k)
  • Paid PTO
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Group Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • HSA and FSA Options
  • Critical Care Plan
  • Accident Care Plan

Hiring Requirements

If an offer of employment offer is extended, applicant must have the ability to pass a background check and the ability to be insured by the Companys Auto-policy. An Offer of Employment is contingent upon the results.

Clearance Requirements

This position may require access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). To comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify a US persons status.

Edge Autonomy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Edge Autonomy is committed to providing access, equal opportunityand reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact

Continued employment remains on an At-Will basis.


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