Mechanical Engineer

The Company

Digital Lumens, with headquarters in Boston’s Innovation District, is driving the industrial  and commercial smart building revolution by providing superior software, products, and  system integration. Its cloud-based intelligence platform, SiteWorx, brings the tangible  benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) to commercial and industrial environments  worldwide, and leverages the power of connected lighting and IoT sensors to deliver  business intelligence from a unique vantage point—overhead. Its smart building solutions  have been deployed across nearly 500 million square feet of space, and the company is  distinguished by breakthrough technology, a management team of proven visionaries  from the solid-state lighting and distributed networking industries, and proven results  from real-world clients in 45 countries.

The Solutions

Digital Lumens’ innovative technology combines connected lighting fixtures, IoT sensors, and a software platform called SiteWorx to create next generation smart buildings. The SiteWorx platform powers a suite of applications, each designed to solve a specific business problem for industrial and commercial end users. Each application is accompanied by advanced analytics and reporting functionalities that allow users to apply a wealth of data-based intelligence to benefit the organization’s bottom line. A sample of the applications includes:

Sense​: environmental monitoring solution that tracks temperature and humidity across a building or facility to ensure operational and regulatory requirements are met;

Amp​: energy management solution that monitors, measures, and controls non-lighting electrical loads for insight into operations and maximum efficiency; and

Tune​: advanced lighting control and management solution for maximizing energy savings with automated measurement and verification, while ensuring and maintaining employee safety and comfort.

Digital Lumens was founded in 2008 and became part of the global technology company OSRAM in 2017.

Position Overview

We’re looking for an experienced mechanical engineer to lead the design of hardware devices for our SiteWorx smart building platform.

As a Mechanical Engineer you will join our tightly-knit interdisciplinary team of engineers developing the world’s most intelligent and energy-efficient lighting control system and sensor networks. We build stuff! We design quickly, and you will be able be responsible for your designs all the way through to production at our contract manufacturers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Mechanical design for a family of solid-state lights, lighting controls, and wireless sensors.
  • Design, testing, and debugging of complex mechanical assemblies.
  • Ownership of all product development phases including: specification, design, testing, documentation, manufacturing, and support.

Position Requirements

  • Ability to work with internal and external customers to define product requirements and resolve product issues
  • Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable working with electrical designers on electromechanical integration
  • Ability to multitask and deliver projects on schedule
  • An advocate for efficiency and sustainability

Education/Skills Requirements

  • BS Mechanical Engineering; 4+ years of experience
  • Proficient in SolidWorks
  • Experience with PDMWorks data management integration for SolidWorks
  • Experience with the common manufacturing methods including die casting, injection molding, extruding, and sheet metal fabrication
  • Experience designing passive thermal management systems
  • Experience designing assemblies for high volume applications
  • Hands-on prototyping and assembly experience (comfortable in a machine shop)
  • Knowledge of UL, CE safety and EMC requirements
  • Familiarity with electric code requirements and wiring practices

Candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of previous projects to demonstrate their design capabilities. Position is based in Boston. Occasional travel to contract manufacturers in Mexico and China is required. Local Boston candidates only. This role does not offer relocation assistance.

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Digital Lumens will not accept unsolicited resumes from placement agencies or recruiters.