Mechanical Engineer - SURFACE - , Microsoft Devices Group on the Surface product in Redmond, WA


TitleMechanical Engineer - SURFACE -
CategoryHardware engineering
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionMicrosoft Devices Group
ProductSurface
Date AddedMarch 13, 2015
Open Positions2

About Us:
Are you passionate about building cool devices and technologies? The Surface Team focuses on lighting up Microsoft experiences with touch first computing. A fundamental part of our strategy is having desirable and powerful devices that enable the experiences people want, and elicit their excitement. Creating these devices involves a close partnership between hardware and software engineers, designers, and manufacturing. We are currently building the next generation and Surface needs you!

Role & Opportunity:

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer with a strong mix of technical breadth and vision allowing you to work cross-functionally to tie mechanical assemblies, optics, electronics and software and into compelling experiences. You are highly motivated and enjoy bringing technical and tactical leadership to cross-disciplinary teams.

You have knowledge in mechanical product design, in the area of electronics products. This includes designing mechanical parts and assemblies for manufacture. You are knowledgeable of the material properties of various plastic resins and metals. You are familiar with tolerance analysis and CAD design.

Experience in selecting material and components to achieve cost targets is desired. The establishment of specifications and written test plans, including the development of test procedures to verify your designs are integral to the position.

An ability to manage projects and design rigor against development timeline needs is required, and your excellent communication skills allow you to work seamlessly with teams across various engineering functions and geographies. As such, you are willing to travel internationally at times to support design and manufacturing activities. You must be able to work well with international contract manufacturers.


Qualification Summary:

B.S. Mechanical engineering or related field; M.S. in related engineering discipline preferred.

Knowledge of mechanical tolerance analysis and Designed Experiment Techniques.

Know-how with engineering CAD ProE Wildfire/CREO.

Know-how with Microsoft Office tools.

Understanding of touch display architecture and experience in mechanical integration of touch displays into electronics products preferred.
Understanding of and experience with PCBA mechanical interface definition and power supplies preferred.

Some domestic and international travel experience required.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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About Us:
Are you passionate about building cool devices and technologies? The Surface Team focuses on lighting up Microsoft experiences with touch first computing. A fundamental part of our strategy is having desirable and powerful devices that enable the experiences people want, and elicit their excitement. Creating these devices involves a close partnership between hardware and software engineers, designers, and manufacturing. We are currently building the next generation and Surface needs you!

Role & Opportunity:

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer with a strong mix of technical breadth and vision allowing you to work cross-functionally to tie mechanical assemblies, optics, electronics and software and into compelling experiences. You are highly motivated and enjoy bringing technical and tactical leadership to cross-disciplinary teams.

You have knowledge in mechanical product design, in the area of electronics products. This includes designing mechanical parts and assemblies for manufacture. You are knowledgeable of the material properties of various plastic resins and metals. You are familiar with tolerance analysis and CAD design.

Experience in selecting material and components to achieve cost targets is desired. The establishment of specifications and written test plans, including the development of test procedures to verify your designs are integral to the position.

An ability to manage projects and design rigor against development timeline needs is required, and your excellent communication skills allow you to work seamlessly with teams across various engineering functions and geographies. As such, you are willing to travel internationally at times to support design and manufacturing activities. You must be able to work well with international contract manufacturers.


Qualification Summary:

B.S. Mechanical engineering or related field; M.S. in related engineering discipline preferred.

Knowledge of mechanical tolerance analysis and Designed Experiment Techniques.

Know-how with engineering CAD ProE Wildfire/CREO.

Know-how with Microsoft Office tools.

Understanding of touch display architecture and experience in mechanical integration of touch displays into electronics products preferred.
Understanding of and experience with PCBA mechanical interface definition and power supplies preferred.

Some domestic and international travel required.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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