Senior Mechanical Engineer - Technology Development

Bozeman, MT

About Montana Instruments

Montana Instruments is the premier cryogenics company accelerating quantum discovery. We build market-leading systems for our partners in the quantum journey and have enjoyed 10+ years of validated success.  

We are Looking For:

Montana Instruments is looking for a talented Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our Technology Development team.  When you join, you will be a critical member of an ambitious, cross-functional teamworking to pioneer the development of novel product enabling cryogenic and vacuum technologies that will be essential to future products.  The ideal candidate will bring a strong mechanical engineering background and previous cryogenic design experience to investigate, design, prototype, and test novel designs and then support the technology transfer to the product development team. Knowledge of cryogenic and vacuum system design techniques is critical, as is the ability to develop innovative approaches that advance state-of-the-art and ultimately lead to high quality, manufacturable products.


·        Explore innovative mechanical, cryogenic, and vacuum technologies and concepts

·        Lead the design of next generation cryogenic and vacuum components and systems

·        Develop test plans and conduct experiments to validate designs and measure performance

·        Mentor other engineers on all aspects off mechanical, cryogenic, and vacuum technologies

Minimum Qualifications:

·        Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical discipline

·        8+ years relevant work experience designing or operating cryogenic and/or vacuum systems

Desired Skills:

·        Expertise in Solidworks CAD software and mechanical drawing standards (ASMEY14)

·        Experience with modeling, simulation tools, and analytical techniques such as Comsol and/or Ansys

·        Experience releasing high-tech products to market

·        Able to communicate technical concepts verbally and in writing across the organization

What we offer you:

·        Competitive salaries, annual bonuses, andopportunities for growth

·        Comprehensive health & insurance benefits (medical,dental, vision)

·        HSA 1:1 match

·        Company paid life insurance and long-termdisability

·        401k matching up to 3%

·        PTO, personal days, and company paid holidays

Montana Instruments Values:

In all that Montana Instruments accomplishes, we stay true to our values:

·        Hungry

·        Humble

·        Results-driven

·        Courageous

·        Team-first

We want to create an environment where champions are enabled in every area of the company. We want to hire people who have the desire and potential to do great things. We want to give people the freedom and responsibility to become champions as part of a professional team.

About Bozeman:

Montana Instruments is located in Bozeman, Montana, a vibrant town at the foot of the Bridger Mountains within an hour of three great ski hills, several world-class fly-fishing rivers, and plenty of adventure (Yellowstone National Park is just 90 minutes south).

Bozeman is Montana’s biggest tech hub and home to quantum companies like Teledyne Flir and ADVR Incorporated, as well as Spectrum Lab and the Borys Lab at Montana State University. It is one of the fastest-growing cities of its size in the nation and regularly recognized as one of America's "coolest" cities.

To Apply:

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