Mechatronics Engineer – Glint Photonics, Inc. – Burlingame, CA

Mechatronics Engineer
Glint Photonics, Inc.
Burlingame, CA


Glint is seeking a talented and highly-motivated mechatronics engineer to help drive our product development efforts. We are a small team developing new products that will improve the performance of solar panels and the quality of indoor lighting. Our unique technology uses configurable optics that use micro-scale actuation to provide new functionality in solar concentration and illumination. The transformative potential of this technology has been recognized through funding awards from the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Project Agency, and the California Energy Commission.

The role

  • Development, testing, and optimization of actuators and associated mechanics
  • Development, testing, and optimization of drive electronics and control algorithms
  • CAD design of moving mechanical parts, machining/fabrication of prototype units
  • Development of precision assembly and alignment procedures
  • Closely coordinate with optical design and materials development efforts
  • Build and test prototypes of new solar concentrator and luminaire products


  • B.S. in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or other relevant field
  • Significant experience in mechanical design & fabrication
  • Significant experience in electronics design & test
  • Significant experience in automation, controls, and programming
  • Industry experience in consumer electronics is a plus
  • Expert user of SolidWorks
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent references
  • Local candidates preferred


  • Full-time position in Burlingame, CA
  • Competitive salary
  • Equity options
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
  • Paid vacation, sick/personal time and holidays
  • Vanguard IRA with company match


Please send CV and cover letter to jobs [at] glintphotonics [dot] com.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Burlingame, CA

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • mechanical design & fabrication: 1 year
  • automation, controls, and programming: 1 year
  • electronics design & test: 1 year

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