Senior Mechanical Engineer

Quincy, MA, USA – Full-time

Dive Technologies is developing and manufacturing the next generation of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) from the ground up. Work with a small team of incredibly smart people who are passionate about subsea robotics. Our team is made of people eager to design and be hands-on in building and testing their own creations. We work in a highly dynamic environment where collaboration and idea sharing are a way of life.

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our team on the cutting edge of AUV development.

  • Work within a small team of multidisciplinary engineers and specialists throughout the life of AUV design and integration efforts
  • Design and perform structural analysis and reporting on critical mechanical systems
  • Perform mechanical engineering system development, analysis, and prototyping
  • Design high-reliability mechanisms for subsea application
  • Perform research into vehicle design for extended subsea exposure
  • Conduct offshore AUV testing when required (typically single day trips with occasional multi-day deployments)


  • Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and a passion for subsea hardware development
  • 10+ years designing, testing, and debugging mechanical systems
  • 5+ years experience performing structural analyses on welded structures and/or complex assemblies with the ability to draw meaningful conclusions and communicate results 
  • 5+ years working with subsea mechanical systems with a thorough understanding of the ocean environment including the effects of exposure to seawater, pressure, and temperature
  • Experience with SolidWorks
  • Hands-on system build experience
  • Experience working in fast paced, high growth, dynamic companies
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Experience operating robotic systems offshore
  • Experience with design for manufacturing
  • Experience designing and operating equipment lifting and rigging for at sea operations
  • Experience with thermal analysis and simulations
  • Experience with CFD analysis and simulations
  • Experience in rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing technologies
  • Project and team lead experience

Clearance Requirements

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire. The ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within on our projects, U.S. citizenship is required.

Dive Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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